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New Mexico, Estancia Valley

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:38 PM MDT on August 26, 2014

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on August 27, 2014


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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of north and central New Mexico... including the
following areas... Albuquerque Metro area... Central Highlands...
Chuska Mountains... east slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains...
Estancia valley... far northwest Highlands... Jemez Mountains...
lower Chama River Valley... lower Rio Grande Valley... northern
Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 9500 feet/Red River... northwest
Highlands... northwest plateau... Raton ridge/Johnson Mesa... San
Francisco River Valley... San Juan Mountains... Sandia/Manzano
Mountains... Santa Fe Metro area... south Central Highlands...
south central mountains... southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains
above 9500 feet... Southwest Mountains... upper Rio Grande Valley...
upper Tularosa Valley... west Central Highlands... west central
mountains... west Central Plateau and west slopes Sangre de Cristo
Mountains.

* Through late tonight

* a surge of deep subtropical moisture will continue to stream
northeastward over the area today and tonight. Numerous showers
and thunderstorms are expected and some of these will be capable
of producing locally heavy rain with a heightened risk of flash
flooding.

* The most vulnerable locations will include steep terrain... urban
areas and areas recently impacted and scarred by wildfires. Keep
a watchful eye on arroyos and small streams... and stay out of
flooded low water crossings.

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 the latest forecasts and be prepared to take action should
flash flood warnings be issued.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 11:48 PM MDT on August 26, 2014


Preliminary rainfall reports across north and central New Mexico
for the last 14 hours.

... County... storm total time/date of
   location /inches/ measurement

... Bernalillo County...
   Sedillo 4 NE 1.45 520 PM 8/26
   Carnuel 1 WSW 1.02 709 PM 8/26
   Sandia Park 4 E 0.82 630 PM 8/26
   Tijeras 5 E 0.68 1205 PM 8/26
   Miera 2 ENE 0.63 553 PM 8/26
   Albuquerque 8 se 0.56 703 PM 8/26
      - cuatros cerros tr and sagebrush tr
   Sedillo 2 WNW 0.45 616 PM 8/26
   Sandia Park 4 NE 0.40 448 PM 8/26

... Catron County...
   Pietown 28 NE 0.65 1052 PM 8/26
      - portable RAWS.
   Luna 1 ENE 0.59 1107 PM 8/26
      - Luna RAWS.
   Mogollon 10 ESE 0.54 845 PM 8/26
   Mogollon 8 ENE 0.39 1045 PM 8/26
   Quemado Lake 6 SSE 0.35 1012 PM 8/26
      - Slaughter RAWS.
   Mogollon 34 ESE 0.34 1113 am 8/26
      - Gila center RAWS.
   Quemado 1 NNE 0.18 346 PM 8/26
   Beaverhead 0.11 1108 am 8/26
      - Beaverhead RAWS.
   Quemado Lake 11 NW 0.07 1143 PM 8/26
      - portable RAWS.
   Datil 11 NNE 0.06 1011 PM 8/26
      - Datil RAWS.

... Chaves County...
   Dunken 2 NE 0.63 536 PM 8/26
      - Dunken RAWS.
   Roswell 3 NW 0.20 645 PM 8/26
   Roswell 4 SSE 0.07 751 PM 8/26
      - krow ASOS.

... Cibola County...
   Bluewater Lake 9 SSW 0.70 1005 PM 8/26
      - Bluewater ridge RAWS.
   San Mateo 6 SSW 0.20 1016 PM 8/26
      - Grants RAWS.

... Colfax County...
   Ute Park 3 N 0.38 309 PM 8/26
      - Cimarron RAWS.
   Angel Fire 2 NNW 0.26 855 PM 8/26
      - kaxx AWOS.
   Raton crews Airport 0.09 1053 PM 8/26
      - krtn ASOS.

... Curry County...
   Cannon AFB 1 N 0.42 358 PM 8/26
      - kcvs ASOS.
   Portair 2 NNW 0.18 350 PM 8/26

... De Baca County...
   Fort Sumner 1 SSE 0.70 700 PM 8/26

... Guadalupe County...
   Colonias 3 ESE 0.12 800 PM 8/26

... Harding County...
   Mills 4 WSW 0.11 805 PM 8/26
      - Mills Canyon RAWS.

... Lincoln County...
   Alto 2 SSE 0.23 400 PM 8/26
   Corona 10 E 0.20 600 PM 8/26
   Ruidoso 1 NNW 0.19 1000 PM 8/26
      - smokey bear RAWS.
   Bonito Lake 0.18 300 PM 8/26
   Alto 2 E 0.10 501 PM 8/26

... Los Alamos County...
   White Rock 1 W 0.22 607 PM 8/26
   whtie rock 0.20 448 PM 8/26
   bandelier natl Monument 3 NW 0.12 600 PM 8/26
   Los Alamos 1 se 0.11 715 PM 8/26
      - klam AWOS.

... McKinley County...
   Ojo Encino 30 S 0.58 1051 PM 8/26
      - Mesa Chivato RAWS.
   Gallup 3 WNW 0.04 753 PM 8/26
      - kgup ASOS.

... Mora County...
   Gascon 1 WNW 0.96 704 PM 8/26
      - Bartley RAWS.

... Quay County...
   Tucumcari 3 NE 0.24 900 PM 8/26
   Tucumcari 7 ENE 0.12 953 PM 8/26
      - ktcc ASOS.

... Rio Arriba County...
   Hernandez 10 WSW 0.67 434 PM 8/26
   Alcalde 0.52 800 PM 8/26
   Truchas 3 ENE 0.51 711 PM 8/26
      - Truchas RAWS.
   Coyote 7 SSW 0.29 1248 PM 8/26
      - Coyote RAWS.
   Dulce 0.14 1028 PM 8/26
      - Dulce RAWS.
   Canon Plaza 4 E 0.11 616 PM 8/26
      - jarita Mesa RAWS.
   Lindrith 31 W 0.08 1015 PM 8/26
      - blm Farmington RAWS.

... Roosevelt County...
   Tolar 13 se 0.05 914 PM 8/26
      - Melrose range RAWS.

... San Juan County...
   Narbona Pass 0.52 941 PM 8/26
      - Narbona Pass RAWS.
   Farmington 2 W 0.26 1053 PM 8/26
      - kfmn ASOS.

... San Miguel County...
   Rociada 0.25 707 PM 8/26
   Las Vegas 6 NE 0.10 553 PM 8/26
      - klvs ASOS.

... Sandoval County...
   bandelier natl Monument 14 NNW 0.90 452 PM 8/26
   Frijoles 10 W 0.85 425 PM 8/26
   Frijoles 10 WNW 0.79 435 PM 8/26
   bandelier natl Monument 13 NNW 0.53 443 PM 8/26
   bandelier natl Monument 15 NNW 0.48 430 PM 8/26
   Frijoles 8 W 0.38 417 PM 8/26
   bandelier natl Monument 15 NW 0.33 457 PM 8/26
   bandelier natl Monument 17 NNW 0.29 420 PM 8/26
   Jemez Springs 11 ENE 0.27 410 PM 8/26
   Jemez Springs 11 ENE 0.27 1100 PM 8/26
   Jemez Springs 11 ENE 0.24 420 PM 8/26
   Cochiti Lake 10 NW 0.22 359 PM 8/26
   Placitas 1 ESE 0.22 452 PM 8/26
   bandelier natl Monument 13 NW 0.12 420 PM 8/26
   Jemez Springs 16 NNE 0.03 900 PM 8/26

... Santa Fe County...
   Santa Fe 1 SW 1.88 550 PM 8/26
   Santa Fe 1 S 1.00 434 PM 8/26
   Santa Fe 8 SW 1.00 640 PM 8/26
   Santa Fe 2 WSW 0.95 1015 PM 8/26
   Edgewood 2 NW 0.86 433 PM 8/26
   Santa Fe 1 NNW 0.79 704 PM 8/26
   Lamy 1 N 0.72 701 PM 8/26
   Cundiyo 4 S 0.66 740 PM 8/26
      - portable RAWS.
   Santa Fe 5 E 0.66 753 PM 8/26
      - Santa Fe watershed RAWS.
   Lamy 5 N 0.50 717 PM 8/26
   Tesuque 1 W 0.40 706 PM 8/26
   Jacona 2 NNW 0.33 649 PM 8/26
   Tesuque 0.28 653 PM 8/26
   Chupadero 0.23 653 PM 8/26
   La Cienega 3 NNE 0.21 653 PM 8/26
      - ksaf ASOS.
   Madrid 5 NW 0.17 645 PM 8/26
   White Rock 1 WNW 0.11 600 PM 8/26

... Socorro County...
   natl radio astronomy obs 16 SSE 0.60 1103 PM 8/26
      - Magdalena RAWS.
   Bosque del Apache Refuge 14 E 0.33 1125 PM 8/26
   Socorro 2 S 0.24 955 PM 8/26
      - konm AWOS.
   Gran Quivira 1 se 0.23 400 PM 8/26
   Bernardo 0.21 645 PM 8/26
   Bosque del Apache Refuge 11 se 0.17 300 PM 8/26
   Carrizozo 15 NW 0.10 1139 am 8/26
      - Chupadera RAWS.
   La Joya 2 WNW 0.09 1105 PM 8/26
   Bingham 10 S 0.03 1100 PM 8/26

... Taos County...
   Arroyo Hondo 5 S 0.35 615 PM 8/26
      - kskx AWOS.
   Lama 4 NW 0.27 649 PM 8/26
      - wild river RAWS.
   Taos 2 SSE 0.16 510 PM 8/26

... Torrance County...
   Abo 14 se 0.38 1030 am 8/26
   Mountainair 1 W 0.32 1105 PM 8/26
      - Mountainair RAWS.
   Abo 3 N 0.14 426 PM 8/26

... Union County...
   Clayton 2 ENE 1.15 1110 PM 8/26
      - kcao ASOS.
   Sedan 5 NNE 0.54 714 PM 8/26

Preliminary peak thunderstorm wind gust reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 14 hours.

... County... wind speed time/date of
   location /mph/ measurement

... De Baca County...
   Sumner Lake 1 NW 42.0 522 PM 8/26

... San Juan County...
   Fruitland 6 NW 52.0 700 PM 8/26
   Farmington 2 W 46.0 658 PM 8/26
      - kfmn ASOS.

... Union County...
   Clayton 2 ENE 46.0 505 PM 8/26
      - kcao ASOS.


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