Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
336 PM MDT WED JUL 20 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN SOCORRO COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 530 PM MDT

* AT 331 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS NEAR BEAR MOUNTAIN OR
  ABOUT 25 MILES WEST OF LA JOYA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
  ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS LIKELY.

* FLASH FLOODING WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF NORTHWESTERN
  SOCORRO COUNTY INCLUDING ALONG THE RIO SALADO FROM JUST EAST OF
  BEAR MOUNTAIN TO THE RIO GRANDE RIVER. FOREST ROAD 354 MAY ALSO BE
  IMPACTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

STAY AWAY OR BE SWEPT AWAY. RIVER BANKS AND CULVERTS CAN BECOME
UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE.

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

BOTH LOCALIZED AND DISTANT HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CREATE SUDDEN AND
DANGEROUS FLOWS IN ARROYOS AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNING AREA TAKE IMMEDIATE PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT
LIFE AND PROPERTY.

&&

LAT...LON 3429 10684 3426 10685 3428 10692 3431 10706
      3433 10720 3431 10735 3447 10733 3441 10724
      3436 10714 3434 10709 3436 10701

$$

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