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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
247 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

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SIERRA NM-
247 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED AN

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

* UNTIL 545 PM MDT

* AT 244 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATED UP TO AN INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER PORTIONS OF
  THE CUCHILLO NEGRO CREEK WATERSHED IN LESS THAN AN HOUR.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CUCHILLO...
  CUCHILLO NEGRO CREEK...

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG LOW WATER CROSSINGS ALONG CUCHILLO NEGRO
CREEK. ENHANCED FLOWS ARE LIKELY TO OCCUR ALONG THE CUCHILLO NEGRO
HEADING INTO TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES...BUT THE CREEK IS EXPECTED TO
REMAIN WITHIN ITS NATURAL WATER COURSE.

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. IT ONLY TAKES A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO
CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3328 10730 3325 10728 3322 10726 3318 10727
      3318 10720 3315 10718 3315 10736 3330 10757
      3339 10741

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