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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:43 PM MDT on August 02, 2015

Expires 5:00 AM EDT on August 03, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* a portion of north and central nm... including the following
areas... east slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains... far northeast
Highlands... far northwest Highlands... Jemez Mountains... lower
Chama River Valley... northeast Highlands... northern Sangre de
Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River... northwest Highlands... Raton
ridge/Johnson Mesa... San Juan Mountains... southern Sangre de
Cristos above 9500 feet... upper Rio Grande Valley and west slopes
Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

* Through late tonight

* numerous slow-moving thunderstorms will bring periods of very
heavy rainfall to much of north central and northwest New Mexico
through tonight. A heightened flash flood threat will persist
with rainfall rates commonly approaching 1 to 3 inches per hour.
While the focus for the most widespread thunderstorm activity
will occur before midnight... latest indications suggest areas
near the Colorado line will remain very active well into the
overnight.

* Locales that will be most susceptible to flash flooding include
those around steep terrain... urban drainages... and areas that
have recently experienced heavy rainfall over the past few days.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to
flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash
flood warnings be issued.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:56 PM MDT on August 02, 2015


Reports from 12 PM Aug 1st to 10 am Aug 2nd.

Preliminary rainfall reports across north and central New Mexico
for the last 22 hours.

... County... storm total time/date of
   location /inches/ measurement

... Bernalillo County...
   Albuquerque 8 SW 0.48 915 am 8/02
      - Sage and 98th street.
   Albuquerque 7 SW 0.35 915 am 8/02
      - Arenal and unser.
   Albuquerque 6 WNW 0.18 915 am 8/02
      - montano and unser.
   Albuquerque 9 NW 0.17 915 am 8/02
      - McMahon and universe.
   Isleta Pueblo 4 NNW 0.17 915 am 8/02
   Albuquerque 5 WSW 0.15 915 am 8/02
      - central and coors.
   Albuquerque 5 S 0.14 1000 PM 8/01
      - kabq ASOS.
   Albuquerque 5 NE 0.13 915 am 8/02
      - San Antonio and Louisiana.
   Albuquerque 8 ENE 0.13 915 am 8/02
      - Academy and imperata.
   Albuquerque 7 ESE 0.11 900 am 8/02
      - I-40 and Juan tabo.
   Albuquerque 7 ESE 0.11 915 am 8/02
      - constitution and Chelwood Park Blvd.
   Albuquerque 7 NNW 0.10 915 am 8/02
      - Westside Boulevard and Golf course.
   Albuquerque 8 ESE 0.10 1100 PM 8/01
      - Indian school and Tramway.
   Albuquerque 4 SSE 0.09 915 am 8/02
      - Zuni and San Mateo.
   Albuquerque 2 E 0.08 915 am 8/02
      - Aztec and San Mateo.
   Albuquerque 2 se 0.07 915 am 8/02
      - constitution and Carlisle.
   Albuquerque 2 E 0.07 915 am 8/02
      - Candelaria and Carlisle.
   Albuquerque 4 se 0.06 915 am 8/02
      - Gibson and Carlisle.
   Albuquerque 5 E 0.06 915 am 8/02
      - Candelaria and Morris.
   Albuquerque 3 W 0.05 915 am 8/02
      - Candelaria and Rio Grande.
   Albuquerque 9 NE 0.05 915 am 8/02
      - Cedar Hill and Tramway.
   Albuquerque 3 WNW 0.05 915 am 8/02
      - griegos and Rio Grande.
   Albuquerque 8 ENE 0.05 915 am 8/02
      - Spain and imperata.
   Albuquerque 6 ENE 0.04 915 am 8/02
      - Academy and carruthers.
   Sandia Park 8 W 0.04 915 am 8/02
   Albuquerque 5 NE 0.04 915 am 8/02
      - San Francisco and Barstow.
   Albuquerque 4 E 0.03 915 am 8/02
      - Candelaria and Wyoming.
   Albuquerque 2 NNW 0.02 915 am 8/02
      - montano and fourth street.
   Albuquerque 9 NE 0.02 615 am 8/02
      - paseo del notre and Tramway.
   Albuquerque 9 se 0.01 915 am 8/02
      - Four Hills area.

... Catron County...
   Omega 8 NNE 0.90 915 am 8/02
   Omega 8 NNW 0.07 915 am 8/02

... Cibola County...
   Milan 2 SSW 1.37 800 am 8/02
   Milan 2 N 0.66 915 am 8/02
   El Morro 2 WSW 0.61 845 am 8/02
   Milan 1 N 0.42 915 am 8/02
   San Rafael 1 NW 0.40 915 am 8/02
   San Rafael 12 SW 0.31 845 am 8/02
   San Fidel 0.30 600 PM 8/01
   San Rafael 0.10 756 am 8/02

... Colfax County...
   Angel Fire 0.07 915 am 8/02
   Eagle Nest 0.05 700 am 8/02

... Guadalupe County...
   Santa Rosa 1.60 730 PM 8/01
   Santa Rosa 1.00 620 PM 8/01
   Newkirk 7 N 0.31 529 PM 8/01

... Lincoln County...
   Bonito Lake 3 NE 0.73 915 am 8/02
   Ruidoso 1 NNW 0.12 526 PM 8/01
      - smokey bear RAWS.
   Alto 2 SSE 0.09 915 am 8/02
   Lincoln 1 ESE 0.02 915 am 8/02

... Los Alamos County...
   Los Alamos 1 SW 0.63 915 am 8/02
   Los Alamos 1 W 0.43 915 am 8/02
   Los Alamos 1 NNE 0.33 915 am 8/02

... McKinley County...
   Ramah 0.46 737 am 8/02
   Gallup 3 WNW 0.27 521 PM 8/01
      - kgup ASOS.
   Gallup 1 SSE 0.01 915 am 8/02

... Mora County...
   Gascon 1 WNW 1.14 525 PM 8/01
      - Bartley RAWS.
   Ocate 0.47 915 am 8/02
   Ocate 1 NW 0.39 500 PM 8/01
   Guadalupita 6 NNW 0.17 915 am 8/02
   Angel Fire 10 SSE 0.11 915 am 8/02

... Quay County...
   Tucumcari 0.70 915 am 8/02
   Tucumcari 4 NW 0.25 915 am 8/02
   San Jon 0.10 746 PM 8/01

... Rio Arriba County...
   El Rito 2 NW 0.74 915 am 8/02
   El Vado 12 SSW 0.66 525 PM 8/01
      - Deadman Peak RAWS.
   Youngsville 1 NNE 0.33 915 am 8/02
   Canoncito 7 WNW 0.30 915 am 8/02
   Canones 5 NW 0.16 915 am 8/02
   Ensenada 3 ENE 0.08 915 am 8/02
   Alcalde 19 N 0.05 915 am 8/02
   Espanola 6 WNW 0.02 915 am 8/02

... Roosevelt County...
   Kenna 7 ESE 0.71 915 am 8/02

... San Juan County...
   Kirtland 4 SSE 0.02 700 am 8/02
   Farmington 3 WSW 0.01 915 am 8/02
   Farmington 3 S 0.01 915 am 8/02

... San Miguel County...
   Las Vegas 3 se 0.10 915 am 8/02
   Manuelitas 2 WNW 0.08 915 am 8/02
   Mosquero 0.02 915 am 8/02
   San Geronimo 1 se 0.02 915 am 8/02
   Romeroville 1 NNW 0.01 915 am 8/02
   San Pablo 2 E 0.01 915 am 8/02

... Sandoval County...
   Placitas 1 NNW 1.03 915 am 8/02
   Placitas 3 WNW 0.74 915 am 8/02
   La Cueva 2 SSE 0.69 525 PM 8/01
      - jemez RAWS.
   Placitas 2 NE 0.61 915 am 8/02
   Rio Rancho 3 W 0.43 915 am 8/02
      - northern and unser.
   Corrales 2 N 0.35 915 am 8/02
   Rio Rancho 1 ENE 0.32 915 am 8/02
      - Kim and Idalia.
   Rio Rancho 2 se 0.32 915 am 8/02
      - high resort and Highway 528.
   Corrales 1 NW 0.32 630 am 8/02
   Rio Rancho 3 WSW 0.26 915 am 8/02
      - Idalia and unser.
   Rio Rancho 2 ENE 0.26 630 am 8/02
      - Kim Road and Highway 528.
   Rio Rancho 2 ENE 0.26 915 am 8/02
      - Corrales and Highway 528.
   Rio Rancho 2 WSW 0.24 915 am 8/02
      - abrazo and unser.
   Placitas 1 SW 0.23 915 am 8/02
   Rio Rancho 0.19 915 am 8/02
      - northern and Loma Colorado.
   Rio Rancho 4 WSW 0.15 915 am 8/02
      - Idalia and Rainbow.
   Ponderosa 3 ENE 0.15 915 am 8/02
   Rio Rancho 2 SW 0.12 915 am 8/02
      - southern and Sara.
   Bernalillo 2 W 0.11 915 am 8/02
   Corrales 2 WNW 0.10 915 am 8/02
   Rio Rancho 6 NE 0.08 915 am 8/02
      - Highway 550 and Highway 528.
   Corrales 1 SSE 0.05 915 am 8/02
   Bernalillo 3 WNW 0.04 915 am 8/02
   Ponderosa 2 WNW 0.02 915 am 8/02

... Santa Fe County...
   Agua Fria 5 N 3.35 322 PM 8/01
   Santa Fe 3 NW 1.58 324 PM 8/01
   Tesuque 3 SW 1.48 324 PM 8/01
   Tesuque 4 se 0.82 915 am 8/02
   Santa Fe 4 NE 0.74 915 am 8/02
   Santa Fe 2 N 0.60 330 PM 8/01
   Santa Fe 1 NNW 0.58 401 PM 8/01
   Santa Fe 3 NE 0.58 915 am 8/02
   Tesuque 0.31 915 am 8/02
   Santa Fe 1 ENE 0.30 915 am 8/02
   Santa Fe 1 S 0.22 915 am 8/02
   Santa Fe 3 SSW 0.13 915 am 8/02
   Edgewood 4 NNW 0.13 915 am 8/02
   Santa Fe 3 SSW 0.12 915 am 8/02
   Santa Fe 1 WSW 0.06 915 am 8/02
   Edgewood 2 WSW 0.04 915 am 8/02
   Edgewood 2 NW 0.02 915 am 8/02
   Lamy 6 NW 0.01 915 am 8/02
   Santa Fe 6 se 0.01 915 am 8/02
   Agua Fria 3 N 0.01 915 am 8/02
   Glorieta 1 SSE 0.01 915 am 8/02

... Socorro County...
   natl radio astronomy obs 16 SSE 0.59 524 PM 8/01
      - Magdalena RAWS.
   Chamizal 1 SSW 0.50 915 am 8/02
   San Antonio 1 se 0.19 915 am 8/02
   Socorro 10 SSE 0.12 915 am 8/02

... Taos County...
   Taos 0.21 915 am 8/02
   Shady Brook 5 E 0.14 915 am 8/02

... Torrance County...
   Moriarty 1 N 0.01 700 am 8/02

... Valencia County...
   Los Chavez 3 N 0.08 730 am 8/02

Preliminary hail reports across north and central New Mexico
for the last 22 hours.

... County... size time/date of
   location /inches/ measurement

... Guadalupe County...
   Santa Rosa 2 N 1.00 620 PM 8/01

Preliminary peak thunderstorm wind gust reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 22 hours.

... County... wind speed time/date of
   location /mph/ measurement

... Guadalupe County...
   Santa Rosa 60.0 620 PM 8/01
   Newkirk 7 N 50.0 529 PM 8/01

... McKinley County...
   Gallup 3 WNW 43.0 429 PM 8/01
      - kgup ASOS.

... Taos County...
   Talpa 1 se 41.0 225 PM 8/01


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