Flood Statement
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
454 PM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

NMC017-070145-
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GRANT NM-
454 PM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO  HAS ISSUED A

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN GRANT COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 745 PM MDT

* AT 451 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY
  RAINFALL IN AN ARC FROM NEAR LAKE ROBERTS...TO MIMBRES...TO NEAR
  SHERMAN... INCLUDING THE UPPER MIMBRES AND SAPILLIO CREEK VALLEYS.

UP TO AN INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN AREAS WEST OF HIGHWAY 35... AND
DRAINAGES AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS THAT FLOW TOWARDS THE MIMBRES
RIVER MAY BECOME INUNDATED SHORTLY.  RUNOFF WILL ALSO CAUSE RISES IN
SAPILLO CREEK AND NEARBY DRAINAGES BELOW LAKE ROBERTS.

BACK ROADS WEST OF HIGHWAY 35 MAY ALSO EXPERIENCE FLOODING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  MIMBRES...
  LAKE ROBERTS...
  SAN LORENZO...
  SAN JUAN...
  CAMP THUNDERBIRD...
  SHERMAN...
  GEORGETOWN...
  BEAR CANYON LAKE...
  SAPILLO CAMPGROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 3286 10786 3276 10782 3266 10799 3289 10810
      3298 10827 3310 10824 3301 10802

$$

HARDIMAN



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