Flash Flood Warning
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
558 PM MDT FRI AUG 1 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN GRANT COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...
  NORTHWESTERN HIDALGO COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 900 PM MDT

* AT 554 PM MDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTER .9 INCHES OF RAIN
  IN LESS THAN 30 MINUTES WITH LOCAL LOW AREA FLOODING AND
  LOCAL CREEKS INCLUDING MULE CREEK STARTING TO FILL AND FLOW
  RAPIDLY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  REDROCK...
  BUCKHORN...
  RIVERSIDE...
  MANGAS SPRINGS...
  VIRDEN...
  MULE CREEK...
  GILA...
  CLIFF...
  GILA RIPARIAN PRESERVE...
  ALDO LEOPOLD VISTA...
  HIGHWAY 180...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. IT IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW WHERE
YOU ARE RELATIVE TO STREAMS...RIVERS...OR CREEKS WHICH CAN BECOME
KILLERS IN HEAVY RAINS. CAMPERS AND HIKERS SHOULD AVOID STREAMS OR
CREEKS AND MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

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.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3321 10904 3321 10823 3248 10879 3251 10905

$$

NOVLAN






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