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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:31 PM MDT on August 18, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on August 21, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Saturday evening through late
Sunday night...

The National Weather Service in El Paso TX/Santa Teresa has
issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of New Mexico and southwest
Texas, including the following areas, for the following counties
in New Mexico, Otero, Luna, Dona Ana, Sierra, Grant and Hidalgo
and the counties of El Paso and Hudspeth in far West Texas.

* From Saturday evening through late Sunday night

* abundant moisture will help fuel numerous showers and
thunderstorms Saturday night and Sunday that will be capable of
rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches of rain in an hour which could
lead to flash flooding.

* Flooding may close roads and in isolated cases could get into
some buildings. If you witness flooding, immediately move to
higher ground.

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.





Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:31 PM MDT on August 18, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on August 21, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Saturday evening through late
Sunday night...

The National Weather Service in El Paso TX/Santa Teresa has
issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of New Mexico and southwest
Texas, including the following areas, for the following counties
in New Mexico, Otero, Luna, Dona Ana, Sierra, Grant and Hidalgo
and the counties of El Paso and Hudspeth in far West Texas.

* From Saturday evening through late Sunday night

* abundant moisture will help fuel numerous showers and
thunderstorms Saturday night and Sunday that will be capable of
rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches of rain in an hour which could
lead to flash flooding.

* Flooding may close roads and in isolated cases could get into
some buildings. If you witness flooding, immediately move to
higher ground.

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.





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