Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KEPZ 280048
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
648 PM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

NMC051-280245-
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SIERRA NM-
648 PM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO  HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 845 PM MDT

* AT 646 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS IN NORTHEAST SIERRA COUNTY. RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO 2 INCHES
  PER HOUR WERE INDICATED. THIS WILL CAUSE ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA.
* FLOODING WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF NORTHEASTERN SIERRA
  COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

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LAT...LON 3348 10639 3324 10638 3324 10668 3347 10669

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NOVLAN



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