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New Mexico, Upper Gila River Valley

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:58 PM MDT on September 18, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on September 19, 2014

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight MDT

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of nm and TX... including the following areas... in
nm... central Tularosa basin... eastern Black Range foothills...
lowlands of the bootheel... northern Dona Ana County... Sierra
County lakes... southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley...
southern Gila foothills/Mimbres valley... southern Gila
Highlands/Black Range... southern Tularosa basin... southwest
desert/lower Gila River valley... southwest desert/Mimbres
basin... uplands of the bootheel and upper Gila River valley.
In TX... eastern/central El Paso County... northern Hudspeth
Highlands/Hueco Mountains... Rio Grande Valley of eastern El
Paso/western Hudspeth counties... Rio Grande Valley of eastern
Hudspeth County... Salt Basin... southern Hudspeth Highlands and
western El Paso County.

* Until midnight MDT tonight

* scattered showers and thunderstorms today with moderate to heavy
rain at times as the remnants of Odile move across the area .

* Normally dry arroyos... streams... and river could be quickly
filled with fast moving water... mud and debris. Low water
crossings will likely become impassable. Flooding of homes and
businesses in low lying and flood prone areas will be possible.
Some flooding could become life threatening. People living in
flood prone areas should be prepared to take action if rising
water is seen.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.

Weather Severe Map
Arizona - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Record Report
California - Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Hydrologic Statement
Kansas - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Maine - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Maryland - Flood Watch / Flood Statement
Mississippi - Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Record Report
New Hampshire - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
New Mexico - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
New York - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Areal Flood Advisory
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Utah - Special Weather Statement , Record Report
Vermont - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Record Report
Washington - Record Report
Wyoming - Special Statement , Record Report