Flood Statement
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
323 PM MDT SAT JUL 4 2015

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GRANT NM-
323 PM MDT SAT JUL 4 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO  HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN GRANT COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 615 PM MDT

* AT 321 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE
  ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CAMP THUNDERBIRD.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF UP TO AN INCH IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA. THIS
ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL MAKE MINOR FLOODING. ALTHOUGH HEAVY RAIN HAS
NOT FALLEN ALONG HIGHWAY 35 BETWEEN MIMBRES AND CAMP
THUNDERBIRD...WATER MAY START CROSSING THE HIGHWAY AS IT DRAINS DOWN
THE MCKNIGHT AND EAST CANYONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3307 10790 3298 10788 3290 10803 3297 10806

$$

GRZYWACZ


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