Flash Flood Warning
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
1137 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  EL PASO COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TEXAS...
  HUDSPETH COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TEXAS...
  SOUTH CENTRAL DONA ANA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 530 AM MDT THURSDAY/630 AM CDT/

* AT 1128 PM MDT/1228 AM CDT/...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER
  RADAR INDICATED SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL
  ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MISSION VALLEY...
  EAST EL PASO...
  NORTHEAST EL PASO...
  WEST EL PASO...
  SUNLAND PARK...
  HORIZON CITY...
  FABENS...
  CENTRAL EL PASO...
  SIERRA BLANCA...
  FORT HANCOCK...
  COLONIA DEL PASO...
  LAKE WAY ESTATES...
  FRANKLIN MOUNTAINS STATE PARK...
  QUITMAN CANYON...

EMERGENCY FLOOD OPERATIONS CONTINUE.

THE HEAVY RAINFALL WILL SLOWLY ABATE AND MOVE EASTWARD TONIGHT
HOWEVER THE EFFECTS OF THIS SERIOUS FLOODING IN TERMS OF ROAD CLOSURES
AND OVERALL DAMAGE WILL PERSIST OVERNIGHT INTO THE EARLY MORNING
HOURS.


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.

CONTINUE TO MONITOR WEATHER AND ROAD CONDITIONS VIA NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND
THE TV AND RADIO MEDIA ALONG WITH SOCIAL MEDIA.

&&

LAT...LON 3103 10559 3109 10562 3115 10577 3138 10600
      3139 10609 3146 10621 3174 10641 3178 10667
      3197 10675 3197 10495 3064 10494

$$

NOVLAN





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