Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
943 PM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

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BERNALILLO-VALENCIA-
943 PM MDT SAT JUL 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 1145 PM MDT

* AT 941 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. RADAR ESTIMATES OF UP TO ONE INCH
  OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  LOS LUNAS...BELEN...VALENCIA...BOSQUE FARMS...TOME...
  ISLETA PUEBLO...MEADOW LAKE...RIO COMMUNITIES...
  RIO COMMUNITIES NORTH AND LOS TRUJILLOS-GABALDON.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 25 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 191 AND 210.

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.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3491 10692 3491 10647 3464 10647 3464 10691

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