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New Mexico, Eastern Black Range Foothills

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.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Record Report
Arizona - Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
California - Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Air Quality Alert , Air Quality Alert, Special Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
District of Columbia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Florida - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Record Report
Hawaii - Special Statement , Record Report
Idaho - Fire Weather Warning
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Iowa - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flash Flood Warning
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report
Maine - Areal Flood Advisory
Maryland - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Massachusetts - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Montana - Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Nevada -
New Hampshire - Areal Flood Advisory
New Jersey - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
New Mexico - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
New York - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Coastal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Fire Weather Watch
Ohio - Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Flood Warning
Oregon - Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert
Pennsylvania - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Vermont - Public Information Statement
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Fire Weather Warning
West Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Wisconsin - Public Information Statement
- Severe Thunderstorm Watch
- Small Craft Advisory

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