Flood Statement
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
435 PM MDT WED MAY 18 2016

NMC013-190130-
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DONA ANA NM-
435 PM MDT WED MAY 18 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO  HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  EAST CENTRAL DONA ANA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 730 PM MDT

* AT 434 PM MDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED HEAVY RAIN IN LAS CRUCES
  DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS AND LOTS OF HAIL BLOCKING DRAINS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN
  AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LAS CRUCES...
  TALAVERA...
  WHITE SANDS MAIN POST...
  EAST MESA...
  SOLEDAD CANYON...
  DRIPPING SPRINGS...
  AGUIRRE SPRINGS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

&&

LAT...LON 3242 10648 3219 10648 3220 10673 3239 10677

$$

GRZYWACZ


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