Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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

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MORA-COLFAX-
224 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTH CENTRAL MORA COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO...
  SOUTHWESTERN COLFAX COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 415 PM MDT

* AT 221 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS AROUND OCATE AND BLACK LAKE. OVER
  TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN IN THE OCATE CREEK DRAINAGE
  ABOVE OCATE. HAZARDOUS WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED IN OCATE
  CREEK...LA JARA CREEK AND COYOTE CREEK.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  ANGEL FIRE...OCATE...BLACK LAKE...COYOTE CREEK STATE PARK...
  RAINSVILLE...LUCEROS...GUADALUPITA...OJO FELIZ AND EL TURQUILLO.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 25 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 402 AND 403.

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE HAROLD BROCK ACCESS POINT.

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 3620 10481 3624 10459 3622 10461 3614 10485
      3604 10509 3592 10516 3602 10525 3618 10534
      3627 10533 3634 10533 3636 10519

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