CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

New York Weather

Severe Weather

Current Watches and Warnings

More Maps

Texas, Winkler

Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 12:19 AM CDT on September 20, 2014

Expires 6:30 AM EDT on September 20, 2014

... A Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 530 am CDT/430 am
MDT/ for southern Lea... northeastern Reeves... southwestern Andrews...
Winkler... western Ward and Loving counties...

At 1207 am CDT... the sheriff office in Loving County reported
State Highway 302 closed in Loving County. The Pecos River
is reported to be flooded 16 inches deep over State Highway 302...
a half mile on either side of the river near Mentone.

At 1207 am CDT Doppler radar indicated a large area of very
heavy rainfall across southern Lea County near Jal and open
country of northern Loving County and extreme northwest Winkler
County. Additional rainfall will result in more flash flooding.

Locations in the warning include but are not limited to Jal...
Kermit... Mentone... Kermit... Pecos.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. Act quickly if flooding is observed. Move to
higher ground.

Lat... Lon 3221 10282 3182 10283 3176 10325 3134 10324
      3144 10354 3182 10393 3200 10371 3226 10371

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:58 AM MDT on September 20, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on September 20, 2014

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of southeast New Mexico and Texas... including the
following areas... in southeast New Mexico... central Lea
County... Eddy County plains... Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy
County... northern Lea County and southern Lea County. In
Texas... Andrews... Borden... Crane... Davis/Apache Mountains
area... Dawson... Ector... Gaines... Glasscock... Guadalupe
Mountains... Howard... Loving... Martin... Midland... Mitchell...
Pecos... Reagan... Reeves County and upper trans Pecos...
Scurry... Upton... Van Horn and Highway 54 corridor... Ward and

* Until this evening

* abundant moisture from the remnants of Tropical Storm Odile
will continue to move into the region. An additional 1 to 2
inches of rain is possible in the watch area through tonight...
with isolated amounts of 3 or greater.

* Flooding of creeks... arroyos... low water crossings and city
streets 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.

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

Local Storm Report

09/19/2014 1030 am

12 miles S of Kermit, Winkler County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.

            Water running across Highway 18.

Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Wind Advisory , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Georgia - Record Report
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Indiana - Special Statement
Iowa - Special Statement
Kentucky - Special Statement
Maine - Frost Advisory , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Beach Hazard Statement
Michigan - Special Statement
Missouri - Special Statement
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Nebraska - Special Statement , Record Report
Nevada - Flash Flood Watch
New Mexico - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
New York - Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
North Dakota - Special Statement
South Carolina - Record Report
South Dakota - Wind Advisory
Texas - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch
Vermont - Record Report
Virginia - Beach Hazard Statement
Washington - Record Report
Wisconsin - Special Statement
Wyoming - Record Report