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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:12 PM CDT on September 21, 2014


The National Weather Service in Midland has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
southwestern Reeves County in southwest Texas...
extreme east central Culberson County in southwest Texas...
central Jeff Davis County in southwest Texas...

* until 215 am CDT

* at 910 PM CDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar detected
thunderstorms producing heavy rainfall along and east of the
Interstate 10 and Interstate 20 split along Interstate 10 to
Balmorhea and along and near the Interstate split northeast
along Interstate 20 towards Toyah. Heavy rainfall is also
occurring along State Highway 17 in northeastern Jeff Davis
County. Additional rainfall is expected and will likely result
in localized flooding.

* Locations in the warning include but are not limited to Toyah...
Interstate 10 and 20 split... State Highway 17 in Jeff Davis County.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Additional rainfall is expected which could increase the potential
for flooding in the warned area.


Lat... Lon 3130 10409 3145 10406 3147 10387 3144 10373
      3129 10358 3067 10366 3076 10413




819 PM CDT sun Sep 21 2014

The National Weather Service in Midland has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
central Culberson County in southwest Texas...

* until 215 am CDT/115 am MDT/

* at 815 PM CDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar detected
scattered thunderstorms producing very heavy rainfall across
open country of central portions of Culberson County. Heavy
rainfall is also expected in locations along and near Highway
54 north of Van Horn to Pine Springs.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Flash flooding of creeks and streams... low water crossings...
normally dry washes and arroyos... and low lying farmland is likely.
Do not drive across flooded roads.


Lat... Lon 3132 10490 3145 10487 3151 10490 3165 10491
      3174 10490 3188 10475 3186 10469 3184 10459
      3182 10405 3116 10411 3116 10445 3112 10490




522 PM MDT sun Sep 21 2014

... A Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 1045 PM MDT/1145 PM
CDT/ for southern eddy... northeastern Culberson and extreme
northwestern Reeves counties...

At 516 PM MDT... heavy rain was reported across Eddy County. Four
feet of flowing water was reported about 7 miles northwest of
Carlsbad on 137.

Locations in the warning include but are not limited to Salt Lake...
Lake Avalon... Cavern City Air Terminal... Carlsbad north... Brantley
Lake State Park... Otis... Malaga... Loving... Lakewood... Carlsbad and
Avalon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Flash flooding of creeks and streams... streets and underpasses... low
water crossings... and low lying farmland is likely. Do not drive
across flooded roads.


Lat... Lon 3189 10475 3206 10470 3223 10458 3254 10443
      3263 10441 3268 10434 3266 10395 3240 10377
      3218 10373 3204 10376 3202 10389 3203 10400
      3183 10413 3181 10437




Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 8:45 PM MDT on September 21, 2014

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on September 22, 2014


The National Weather Service in Midland has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
northwestern Culberson County in southwest Texas...
extreme west central Lea County in southeast New Mexico...
northwestern Eddy County in southeast New Mexico...

* until 245 am MDT Monday/345 am CDT Monday/

* at 839 PM MDT... Doppler radar indicated rainfall intensity
decreasing across northwestern Eddy County. However... due
to heavier rainfall from earlier in the day Sunday... flooding
is expected to continue across northwestern Eddy County
including Artesia. At 839 PM MDT heavy rainfall continued
across northwestern Culberson County near Pine Springs and
The Bowl and flooding is likely to continue.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Flash flooding of creeks and streams... streets and underpasses... low
water crossings... and low lying farmland is likely. Do not drive
across flooded roads.


Lat... Lon 3200 10491 3201 10485 3296 10484 3295 10379
      3252 10382 3258 10386 3266 10387 3269 10417
      3268 10441 3186 10477 3176 10490




827 PM MDT sun Sep 21 2014

The National Weather Service in Midland has issued an

* Arroyo and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
northwestern Culberson County in southwest Texas...
southwestern Eddy County in southeast New Mexico...

* until 230 am MDT Monday/330 am CDT Monday/

* at 822 PM MDT... National Weather Service meteorologists detected
a thunderstorm 6 miles northeast of Queen... or 25 miles northeast
of Guadalupe Mountains National Park... moving southwest at 15 mph.
Heavy rain has fallen today in this area and minor flooding is
possible.

* The thunderstorm producing minor flooding will affect the following
locations...
Queen...
McKittrick Canyon...
Guadalupe Mountains National Park...

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 3201 10492 3201 10485 3227 10486 3272 10476
      3266 10439 3188 10475 3174 10491 3196 10493




224 PM CDT sun Sep 21 2014 /124 PM MDT sun Sep 21 2014/

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Monday afternoon...

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
Winkler.

* Through Monday morning

* an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain is possible in the watch
area today... with isolated amounts of 3 to 5 inches possible...
particularly in southeast New Mexico as well as the central and
northern Permian Basin.

* Flooding of rivers... 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.
With saturated soils... runoff can cause flash flooding quickly.

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





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