Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
757 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

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CATRON-SOCORRO-
757 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED AN

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  WEST CENTRAL SOCORRO COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
  EAST CENTRAL CATRON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO

* UNTIL 945 PM MDT

* AT 752 PM MDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN WITH A CLUSTER OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS NEAR AND
  JUST SOUTH OF THE PLAINS OF SAN AGUSTIN JUST EAST OF OLD HORSE
  SPRINGS. ONLY A VERY SLOW DRIFT TO THE EAST AND NORTHEAST WAS
  NOTED.

* STRONG FLOWS AND HIGH WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED IN ARROYOS...SMALL
  STREAMS AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS. RAPID RUNOFF CAN ALSO BE
  EXPECTED IMMEDIATELY OVER AND DOWNSTREAM FROM WILDFIRE BURN SCARS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO TELL HOW MUCH
WATER IS ON THE ROAD...DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FAST MOVING WATER OF
UNKNOWN DEPTH.

BOTH LOCALIZED AND DISTANT HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CREATE DANGEROUS FLOWS
IN ARROYOS AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE
THROUGH THESE WATERS. WATER IN ARROYOS MAY TRAVEL MANY MILES AND TAKE
HOURS TO REACH YOUR LOCATION FROM UPSTREAM RAIN AREAS.

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LAT...LON 3402 10804 3410 10763 3374 10760 3366 10808

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