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Texas, Loving

Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 12:15 PM CDT on September 22, 2014

Expires 3:33 PM EDT on September 23, 2014


The National Weather Service in Midland has issued a

* Flood Warning for flooding along the Pecos River
due to heavy rainfall
southwestern Loving County in West Texas...
northwestern Ward County in West Texas...
north central Reeves County in southwest Texas...

* until 600 PM CDT

* at 1210 PM CDT... local emergency management officials continue
to report flooding along the Pecos River from Orla to the city
of Pecos. The river level has receded a little... but mandatory
evacuations are still in effect from the Pecos River to U.S.
Highway 285 in the city of Pecos. Additional evacuations are
being considered there. Emergency management in Loving County
reported minor flooding on the western side of Mentone... where
no evacuations are in in effect at this time. Due to continued
heavy rainfall and runoff along the Pecos River upstream through
southeast New Mexico... flooding along the Pecos River is
expected to continue through tonight.

Lat... Lon 3169 10371 3176 10382 3200 10402 3200 10389
      3181 10376 3179 10369 3170 10357 3164 10348
      3159 10345 3150 10342 3145 10335 3137 10349
      3148 10355 3160 10357




1031 am CDT Mon Sep 22 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
the Pecos River at Malaga 10s.
* From this evening to Tuesday afternoon, or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 9am Monday the stage was 11.4 feet (3.5 meters).
* Flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet (6.1 meters).
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
to near 20.6 feet (6.3 meters) by after midnight tomorrow. The
river will fall below flood stage by after midnight tomorrow.
* Impact... at 20.0 feet (6.1 meters), the river reaches minor flood
stage, and no significant damage is expected.

This crest compares to a previous crest of 21.7 feet (6.6 meters) on
Sep 19 2014.


Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (feet):

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time Mon Mon Tue Tue
                                                1pm 7pm 1am 7am
Malaga 10s 19.0 20.0 11.4 Mon 9 am 14.2 17.8 20.6 18.3

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (meters):

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time Mon Mon Tue Tue
                                                1pm 7pm 1am 7am
Malaga 10s 5.8 6.1 3.5 Mon 9 am 4.3 5.4 6.3 5.6


Lat... Lon 3213 10412 3211 10395 3205 10392 3203 10410 3207 10411





Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:48 PM MDT on September 22, 2014

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on September 23, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Tuesday morning...

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... Guadalupe Mountains... Loving... Reeves County and upper
trans Pecos... Van Horn and Highway 54 corridor... Ward and
Winkler.

* Through Tuesday morning

* an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain is possible in the watch
area today... with isolated amounts of up to 3 inches possible.

* 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.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:47 PM CDT on September 22, 2014



... Preliminary rainfall reports since September 19...

Location amount time/date

... New Mexico...

... Eddy...
3 ENE Queen 5.30 in 0413 PM 09/22
2 WSW Carlsbad north 4.55 in 0200 PM 09/22
3 W Whites City 4.21 in 0352 PM 09/22
Carlsbad co-op 4.12 in 0600 am 09/22
2 E Carlsbad 3.20 in 0418 PM 09/22
Artesia 6s co-op 1.43 in 0830 am 09/22
7 NW Maljamar 0.45 in 0340 PM 09/22

... Lea...
Jal co-op 6.75 in 0900 am 09/22
Ochoa co-op 4.30 in 0800 am 09/22
18 NE Red Bluff Lake 3.42 in 0339 PM 09/22
Caprock 2.56 in 0800 am 09/22
Hobbs co-op 2.23 in 0900 am 09/22
Hobbs 5nw mesonet 1.08 in 0800 am 09/22
Tatum co-op 0.86 in 0700 am 09/22
2 WSW Tatum 0.86 in 0700 am 09/22
Hobbs 0.44 in 0417 PM 09/22
3 SSE Hobbs 0.07 in 0416 PM 09/22

... Texas...

... Andrews...
Andrews cnty ap 1.30 in 0655 am 09/22
Andrews #2 coop 1.10 in 0800 am 09/22

... Borden...
2 ESE Gail 11.41 in 0800 am 09/22
Gail 9.10 in 0338 PM 09/22
3 W Fluvanna 4.11 in 0800 am 09/22

... Brewster...
7 WNW Castolon 1.12 in 0415 PM 09/22
Study Butte 1.04 in 0419 PM 09/22
Lake Ament 1.02 in 0800 am 09/22
1 ENE alpine 0.75 in 0411 PM 09/22
Terlingua 0.60 in 0600 am 09/22
18 SW Marathon 0.52 in 0338 PM 09/22
alpine-casparis Municipal airp 0.50 in 0655 am 09/22
Boquillas Ranger station gage 0.44 in 0400 PM 09/22
alpine co-op 0.40 in 0800 am 09/22
1 W Castolon 0.38 in 0350 PM 09/22
Chisos basin 0.30 in 0353 PM 09/22
Panther Junction 0.15 in 0338 PM 09/22
5 E alpine 0.13 in 0416 PM 09/22
Persimmon Gap co-op 0.10 in 0800 am 09/22
Persimmon Gap mesonet 0.10 in 0800 am 09/22
Panther Junction co-op 0.08 in 0738 am 09/22
10 se Castolon 0.01 in 0415 PM 09/22
6 N Paisano Pass 0.01 in 0420 PM 09/22

... Culberson...
2 NNW Pine Springs 9.74 in 0338 PM 09/22
Pine Springs 6.42 in 0352 PM 09/22
1 E McKittrick Canyon 5.19 in 0404 PM 09/22
Pine Springs 5.02 in 0800 am 09/22
3 WNW McKittrick Canyon 4.95 in 0354 PM 09/22
Guadalupe Pass ASOS 0.78 in 0651 am 09/22
Van Horn co-op 0.45 in 0800 am 09/22

... Dawson...
Lamesa 1sse co-op 2.13 in 0800 am 09/22
2 se Lamesa 1.83 in 0800 am 09/22

... Ector...
Odessa 1se co-op 1.60 in 0600 am 09/22
Odessa-Schlemeyer Field airpor 1.53 in 0653 am 09/22

... Gaines...
Gaines County Airport-AWOS 2.62 in 0655 am 09/22
Seminole co-op 2.61 in 0600 am 09/22
1 NE Seminole 2.43 in 0800 am 09/22
Seagraves 0.98 in 0700 am 09/22

... Glasscock...
4 SW Saint Lawrence 0.62 in 0800 am 09/22

... Howard...
Lomax 1sse mesonet 1.64 in 0800 am 09/22
Big Spring Field Station co-op 1.35 in 0800 am 09/22
Big Spring AWOS 1.02 in 0655 am 09/22

... Jeff Davis...
Kent 8se co-op 1.26 in 0700 am 09/22
Mount Locke co-op 1.18 in 0809 am 09/22
1 NE Fort Davis 0.77 in 0403 PM 09/22
Valentine 20wnw 0.07 in 0800 am 09/22

... Midland...
5 SSW Cotton Flat 0.75 in 0800 am 09/22
Midland international 0.54 in 0653 am 09/22
Midland RAWS 0.24 in 0403 PM 09/22

... Mitchell...
Beals creek near Westbrook gag 0.45 in 0330 PM 09/22

... Pecos...
Coyanosa 2n mesonet 2.15 in 0800 am 09/22
Pecos River nr Grandfalls 1.20 in 0345 PM 09/22
Bakersfield co-op 0.81 in 0630 am 09/22
Fort Stockton-Pecos co Arpt as 0.41 in 0653 am 09/22
ag station co-op 0.25 in 0800 am 09/22

... Presidio...
Municipal Airport AWOS 0.49 in 0555 am 09/22
Presidio 2 0.16 in 1000 am 09/22
Presidio lely Intl 0.01 in 0555 am 09/22

... Reagan...
Big Lake 2 co-op 2.03 in 0700 am 09/22
Big Lake 1wnw mesonet 1.72 in 0800 am 09/22
Cope ranch co-op 0.51 in 0700 am 09/22

... Reeves...
10 WNW Coyanosa 0.57 in 0412 PM 09/22
Pecos Municipal Airport AWOS 0.46 in 0655 am 09/22

... Scurry...
3 E Snyder 1.36 in 0800 am 09/22
Snyder co-op 1.18 in 0700 am 09/22

... Terrell...
Brotherton ranch river gage 0.27 in 0400 PM 09/22
17 se Dryden 0.11 in 0415 PM 09/22
Dryden ASOS 0.01 in 0553 am 09/22

... Upton...
McCamey co-op 0.25 in 0800 am 09/22

... Ward...
Pecos River gage 0.55 in 0400 PM 09/22

... Winkler...
Winkler County Airport ASOS 1.51 in 0653 am 09/22

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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