Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
332 PM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015

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NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
332 PM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NM HAS
BEEN CANCELLED.

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WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
332 PM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NM...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...ESTANCIA VALLEY...LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY...MIDDLE RIO
  GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA...SAN FRANCISCO RIVER
  VALLEY...SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS...SANTA FE METRO AREA...SOUTH
  CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...SOUTHWEST
  MOUNTAINS...UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY...WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...
  WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU.

* UNTIL 10 PM MDT THIS EVENING

* A VERY MOIST AND UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE ACROSS ROUGHLY THE WEST
  HALF OF NEW MEXICO WILL CONTINUE THE POTENTIAL FOR VERY HEAVY
  RAIN ACROSS THIS AREA THROUGH THIS EVENING. SOME TRAINING OF
  STORMS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE...ENHANCING THE RISK FOR FLASH
  FLOODING. WITHIN THE WATCH AREA THE GREATEST FLASH FLOOD THREAT
  WILL LIKELY EXIST TO THE SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40 AND FROM THE
  MANZANO AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS WESTWARD. THE ACTIVITY SHOULD
  DECREASE IN INTENSITY LATE TONIGHT...THOUGH SOME PATCHY LIGHTER
  RAINFALL MAY CONTINUE PAST MIDNIGHT.

* BURN SCAR AREAS AND VERY STEEP TERRAIN...LOCATIONS THAT HAVE
  RECEIVED RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL...AND URBAN DRAINAGES WILL BE THE
  MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING IF HEAVY RAINFALL DEVELOPS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH
FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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