Flood Statement
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
224 PM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015

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GRANT NM-
224 PM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO  HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 515 PM MDT

* AT 220 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  BUCKHORN...
  CLIFF...
  GILA...
  AND GILA RIPARIAN PRESERVE.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...NORTH FORK WALNUT
CREEK...DUCK CREEK...WALNUT CREEK...MEADOW CREEK...LOBO CREEK...BEAR
CREEK...TROUT CREEK...SYCAMORE CREEK...SAPILLO CREEK...TURKEY
CREEK...BUCKHORN CREEK...COW CREEK...MOGOLLON CREEK...GILA RIVER AND
MANGAS CREEK.

IN ADDITION HIGH FLOWS ALONG BEAR CREEK MAY CROSS NEW MEXICO 211
JUST SOUTH OF THE TOWN OF GILA AT THE LOW WATER CROSSING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3299 10819 3281 10835 3302 10874 3317 10863

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LANEY


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