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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:18 PM MDT on July 31, 2015

Expires 6:00 AM EDT on August 01, 2015


The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a

* Arroyo and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
southeastern Sandoval County in north central New Mexico...

* until 715 PM MDT

* at 516 PM MDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated
heavy rain due to thunderstorms over the Zia Pueblo area. Expect
between 0.75 to 1.5 inches in the advisory area. Normally dry
arroyos found north and south of Highway 550 within the advisory
area will begin to flow with water.

* Locations impacted include...
San Ysidro and Zia Pueblo.

Other locations affected include Jemez Canyon Reservoir.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remember... ditches are deadly. A gentle flow of water can become a
raging torrent in a matter of minutes.


Lat... Lon 3558 10653 3539 10651 3539 10698 3558 10697

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344 PM MDT Fri Jul 31 2015

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a

* Arroyo and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
central Sandoval County in north central New Mexico...
northeastern Cibola County in west central New Mexico...
east central McKinley County in west central New Mexico...

* until 545 PM MDT

* at 343 PM MDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated
heavy rain due to numerous slow moving thunderstorms. Stronger
storms were producing rain at a rate well over 1 inch per hour.

* Locations impacted include...
Torreon Navajo mission... Fenton Lake State Park... San Mateo and
Marquez.

Other locations affected include Vista Linda campground and Marquez
wildlife area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Both localized and distant heavy rainfall will create dangerous
flows in arroyos and over low water crossings. Do not attempt to
drive through these waters. Water in arroyos may travel many miles
and take hours to reach your location from upstream rain areas.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely.


Lat... Lon 3591 10672 3567 10672 3541 10693 3520 10753
      3534 10782 3601 10689



1206 PM MDT Fri Jul 31 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of north and central nm... including the following
areas... Central Highlands... De Baca County... east slopes Sangre
de Cristo Mountains... eastern San Miguel County... Estancia
valley... far northeast Highlands... far northwest Highlands...
Guadalupe County... Harding County... Jemez Mountains... lower Chama
River Valley... northeast Highlands... northern Sangre de Cristos
above 9500 feet/Red River... northwest Highlands... Quay County...
Raton ridge/Johnson Mesa... San Francisco River Valley... San Juan
Mountains... Sandia/Manzano Mountains... Santa Fe Metro area...
southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet... Southwest
Mountains... Union County... upper Rio Grande Valley... west Central
Highlands... west central mountains... west Central Plateau and
west slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

* Through late tonight

* a very moist air mass remains in place over much of New Mexico...
and additional showers and thunderstorms are expected to
periodically develop today and tonight. There is potential for
periods of heavy rainfall... and rainfall rates will commonly
approach 1 to 3 inches per hour with some heavier downpours
possible in localized areas.

* Flash flooding will be most susceptible around steep terrain...
urban drainages... and areas that have recently experienced heavy
rainfall over the past few days.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to
flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash
flood warnings be issued.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:25 PM EDT on July 31, 2015

National Weather Service Albuquerque nm
0224pm PM MDT Fri Jul 31 2015

... Des Moines... Clayton area weather radio back in service...

The NOAA Weather Radio transmitter serving the Des Moines and
Clayton area is currently back up and running. Station W x l 90
operates on a frequency of 162.550 megahertz... and serves portions
of northeast New Mexico... including Union... Colfax... Harding and
Mora counties.

Thank you for your patience during the outage.


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