Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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WGUS85 KABQ 190231
FLSABQ

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
831 PM MDT MON AUG 18 2014

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TAOS-
831 PM MDT MON AUG 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED AN

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTH CENTRAL TAOS COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO

* UNTIL 1000 PM MDT

* AT 830 PM MDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ALONG HIGHWAY 518
  BETWEEN TALPA AND POT CREEK. RADAR ESTIMATED BETWEEN THREE QUARTERS
  OF AN INCH AND 1.25 INCHES HAS FALLEN OVER PORTIONS OF THE AREA.
  THE HEAVIEST RAIN HAS IMPACTED ARROYO MIRANDA AND THE RIO GRANDE DE
  RANCHITO DRAINAGES. THIS WATER WILL FLOW TOWARD TALPA AND LLANO
  QUEMADO. HIGH FLOWS ARE POSSIBLE DOWNSTREAM TOWARD SAN FRANCISCO
  DE ASIS CHURCH AND EVENTUALLY HIGHWAY 240.

* 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.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3637 10569 3640 10563 3627 10552 3615 10557
      3618 10570

$$
GUYER







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