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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
809 PM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

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HIDALGO NM-GRANT NM-
809 PM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 1215 AM MDT

* AT 808 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  HACHITA...
  ANTELOPE WELLS...
  RODEO...
  ANIMAS...
  COTTON CITY...
  WINDMILL...
  CLOVERDALE...
  PLAYAS...
  ALAMO HUECO...
  PLAYAS VALLEY...
  HACHITA VALLEY...
  CAMP GARZA...
  ANIMAS PEAK...
  GERONIMO PASS...
  BIG HATCHET REFUGE...
  AND SKELETON CANYON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

&&

LAT...LON 3207 10905 3208 10822 3133 10821 3133 10905

$$

GNL



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