Flash Flood Warning
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
118 AM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL SIERRA COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 315 AM MDT

* AT 114 AM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL SLOWLY DROPPING
  SOUTH INTO ELEPHANT BUTTE AND TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES FROM THE NORTH.
  RAINFALL OF ALMOST 2 INCHES IN LESS THAN AN HOUR FELL OVER THE
  AIRPORT. 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN COULD FALL OVER THE URBAN AREAS
  WITHIN THE 1 AM HOUR. SIGNIFICANT FLOODING OF STREETS...ARROYOS...
  WASHES...AND URBAN DRAINAGES IS POSSIBLE. PONDING OF DEEP WATER OVER
  LOW LYING AREAS AND FLOOD PRONE REGIONS IS ALSO POSSIBLE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES...
  CABALLO...
  LAS PALOMAS...
  WILLIAMSBURG...
  ELEPHANT BUTTE...
  ALAMOSA CANYON...
  NORTH MONTICELLO POINT...
  CABALLO LAKE STATE PARK...

MANY AREAS EXPERIENCED SIGNIFICANT FLOODING YESTERDAY AND LAST NIGHT
ACROSS THE REGION...INCLUDING A FLOOD FATALLY IN EL PASO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO
NOT ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO
ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF URBAN
DRAINAGE BASINS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING AREAS.

&&

LAT...LON 3337 10709 3288 10721 3289 10744 3337 10731

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