Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
229 PM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...THE GUADALUPE AND DAVIS MOUNTAINS...VAN
HORN REGION...MOST OF THE TRANS PECOS AND THE PERMIAN BASIN...

.REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM ODILE WILL DRIFT SLOWLY SOUTHEAST
OVER THE REGION TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. THESE REMNANTS...ALONG WITH
ADDITIONAL MOISTURE FROM T.S. POLO...WILL CONTINUE TO KEEP
LOCALLY AVAILABLE MOISTURE WELL ABOVE NORMAL.  HEAVY RAIN HAS
ALREADY FALLEN OVER PARTS OF THE AREA DURING THE PAST COUPLE OF
DAYS WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN OVER THESE SAME
AREAS TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL IS
POSSIBLE...AND WITH THE GROUND SATURATED IN MANY AREAS...
ADDITIONAL FLASH FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO AND MUCH OF WEST TEXAS DURING THIS TIME.

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GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-
GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-
PECOS-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...TATUM...
HOBBS...LOVINGTON...EUNICE...JAL...SEMINOLE...LAMESA...SNYDER...
ANDREWS...STANTON...BIG SPRING...COLORADO CITY...VAN HORN...
PECOS...MENTONE...RED BLUFF LAKE...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...
GARDEN CITY...MONAHANS...CRANE...MCCAMEY...RANKIN...BIG LAKE...
ALPINE...FORT STOCKTON...PINE SPRINGS
229 PM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014 /129 PM MDT SAT SEP 20 2014/

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND TEXAS...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...CENTRAL LEA
  COUNTY...EDDY COUNTY PLAINS...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY
  COUNTY...NORTHERN LEA COUNTY AND SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY. IN
  TEXAS...ANDREWS...BORDEN...CRANE...DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS
  AREA...DAWSON...ECTOR...GAINES...GLASSCOCK...GUADALUPE
  MOUNTAINS...HOWARD...LOVING...MARTIN...MIDLAND...MITCHELL...
  PECOS...REAGAN...REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS...
  SCURRY...UPTON...VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR...WARD AND
  WINKLER.

* THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH
  AREA THROUGH SUNDAY...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES.

* FLOODING OF RIVERS...CREEKS...ARROYOS...LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND
  CITY STREETS WILL BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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