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New Mexico, East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 6:27 AM MDT on August 19, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on August 21, 2017


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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* 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 this 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 6:27 AM MDT on August 19, 2017

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on August 21, 2017


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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* 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 this 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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Alabama - Special Statement
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory
California - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Special Statement
Connecticut - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Florida - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Record Report
Hawaii - Special Statement , Record Report
Idaho - Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning
Illinois - Special Statement
Indiana - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Heat Advisory
Kentucky - Special Statement , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Maryland - Record Report
Massachusetts - Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Missouri - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Nevada - Special Statement
New Mexico - Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
New York - Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
North Carolina - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory
Oregon - Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Pennsylvania - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement , Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement, Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement, Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Rhode Island - Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
West Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Wyoming - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement

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