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New Mexico, Southwest Chaves County

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:53 AM MDT on September 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on September 24, 2017


... 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: Chaves County plains, Curry County, De Baca County, eastern
Lincoln County, eastern San Miguel County, Guadalupe County,
Harding County, Quay County, Roosevelt County, south central
mountains, southwest Chaves County and Union County.

* Through late tonight.

* Widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected through most of
the afternoon over eastern New Mexico today. Thunderstorms will be
capable of producing heavy downpours, with storms training over the
same area more than once, potentially totaling between 2 and 3
inches.

* Heavy downpours will lead to ponding of water in low lying areas
and abrupt and excessive water runoff near steeper terrain.
Normally dry creeks, arroyos, low water crossings, and river beds
could turn to raging torrents during flash flooding episodes.
Road closures will be possible.

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.





Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:53 AM MDT on September 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on September 24, 2017


... 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: Chaves County plains, Curry County, De Baca County, eastern
Lincoln County, eastern San Miguel County, Guadalupe County,
Harding County, Quay County, Roosevelt County, south central
mountains, southwest Chaves County and Union County.

* Through late tonight.

* Widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected through most of
the afternoon over eastern New Mexico today. Thunderstorms will be
capable of producing heavy downpours, with storms training over the
same area more than once, potentially totaling between 2 and 3
inches.

* Heavy downpours will lead to ponding of water in low lying areas
and abrupt and excessive water runoff near steeper terrain.
Normally dry creeks, arroyos, low water crossings, and river beds
could turn to raging torrents during flash flooding episodes.
Road closures will be possible.

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.





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Alaska - Areal Flood Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Freeze Warning , Record Report
California - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Connecticut - Special Statement
Delaware - Coastal Hazard Statement
District of Columbia - Coastal Flood Advisory
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement, High Surf Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory
Idaho - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Illinois - Air Quality Alert , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Record Report
Kansas - Record Report
Kentucky - Air Quality Alert
Louisiana - Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning
Maine - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Massachusetts - High Surf Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Michigan - Record Report
Minnesota - Record Report
Missouri -
Montana - Freeze Warning , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Record Report
Nevada -
New Jersey - Coastal Hazard Statement
New Mexico - Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Freeze Watch
New York - Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
North Carolina - High Surf Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement, High Surf Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Ohio - Record Report
Oklahoma - Flash Flood Watch
Pennsylvania - Record Report
Puerto Rico - Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning
Rhode Island - High Surf Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
South Carolina - High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement, High Surf Advisory
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Special Statement
Virgin Islands -
Virginia - Coastal Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Wisconsin - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory

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