Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
423 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

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423 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN CATRON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 715 PM MDT

* AT 420 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS MOVING UP THE WEST SLOPE OF THE
  MOGOLLON MOUNTAINS. HAZARDOUS WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED IN DEEP
  CREEK...MINERAL CREEK AND WHITEWATER CREEK FROM THEIR HEADWATERS
  TO THE SAN FRANCISCO RIVER.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  GLENWOOD...MOGOLLON AND ALMA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RUNOFF FROM RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED WATER LEVELS WITHIN
VULNERABLE DRAINAGES IN AND DOWNSTREAM OF THE WESTERN WHITEWATER
BALDY FIRE BURN AREA.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3347 10878 3351 10866 3341 10864 3330 10864
      3333 10873 3332 10878 3332 10886 3330 10891
      3336 10893 3343 10894 3346 10893

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