Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
902 PM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN BERNALILLO COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 1100 PM MDT

* AT 901 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR AND
  AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING HEAVY
  RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. ONE TO ONE AND A HALF INCHES OF RAIN
  HAVE FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS LIKELY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SOUTHERN ALBUQUERQUE AND SOUTH VALLEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLASH FLOODING.

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.

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

BOTH LOCALIZED AND DISTANT HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CREATE SUDDEN AND
DANGEROUS FLOWS IN ARROYOS AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

ARROYOS...STREAMS AND NORMALLY DRY WASHES CAN BECOME RAGING CURRENTS
IN A MATTER OF MINUTES. WATER IN ARROYOS MAY TRAVEL MANY MILES AND
TAKE HOURS TO REACH YOUR LOCATION FROM UPSTREAM RAIN AREAS.

&&

LAT...LON 3506 10636 3496 10637 3491 10644 3491 10668
      3499 10668 3501 10667 3502 10667 3502 10646
      3506 10646

$$

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