Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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WGUS85 KABQ 221701
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1101 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

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CHAVES-LINCOLN-
1101 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED AN

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  EAST CENTRAL LINCOLN COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
  NORTH CENTRAL CHAVES COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO

* UNTIL 1145 AM MDT

* AT 1100 AM MDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  AREAS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN EXPANDING NORTHWARD ALONG AND
  WEST OF U.S. HIGHWAY 285.  OF PARTICULAR CONCERN WILL BE AREAS
  ALONG SALT CREEK AND FIFTEEN MILE ARROYO.  IMPACTS TO HIGHWAY
  285 ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH LATE MORNING.  RAINFALL RATES
  BETWEEN ONE HALF AND ONE INCH PER HOUR CAN BE EXPECTED.

* STRONG FLOWS AND HIGH WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED IN ARROYOS...SMALL
  STREAMS AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS. RAPID RUNOFF CAN ALSO BE
  EXPECTED IMMEDIATELY OVER AND DOWNSTREAM FROM WILDFIRE BURN SCARS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOTH LOCALIZED AND DISTANT HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CREATE DANGEROUS FLOWS
IN ARROYOS AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE
THROUGH THESE WATERS. WATER IN ARROYOS MAY TRAVEL MANY MILES AND TAKE
HOURS TO REACH YOUR LOCATION FROM UPSTREAM RAIN AREAS.

THE HEAVY RAINFALL AND SLOW MOVEMENT OF THESE STORMS MAY RESULT IN
FLOODING OF ROAD INTERSECTIONS AND LOW-LYING AREAS. WATERS MAY BEGIN
TO RUN IN NORMALLY DRY ARROYOS.

&&

LAT...LON 3372 10519 3403 10512 3398 10455 3360 10454
      3379 10482

$$
KJ








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