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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
733 PM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

NMC035-280430-
/O.CON.KEPZ.FF.W.0015.000000T0000Z-160828T0430Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
OTERO NM-
733 PM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1030 PM MDT FOR
WESTERN OTERO COUNTY...

AT 732 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY
RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY
FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

FLASH FLOODING WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF WESTERN OTERO
COUNTY NEAR THE COUNTY LINE WITH DONA ANA COUNTY IN HIGHWAY 70.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3261 10622 3240 10624 3247 10638 3264 10637

$$

CRESPO



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