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
630 PM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...Flash Flood Watch in effect along and west of a line from Tatum
to Wink to Alpine to Presidio through tonight...

.An weak upper trough and disturbance will approach the higher
terrain of west Texas and southeast New Mexico tonight resulting
in increasing thunderstorm activity, particularly across the
Guadalupe and Davis Mountains and adjacent plains. Abundant
monsoonal moisture and slow thunderstorm movement could bring
excessive rainfall to parts of this area resulting in the threat
of flash flooding.

NMZ029-033-034-TXZ058>060-067-074-079-080-211200-
/O.EXA.KMAF.FF.A.0003.000000T0000Z-170821T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-
Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Loving-Winkler-Ward-
Davis/Apache Mountains Area-Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau-
Including the cities of Tatum, Hobbs, Lovington, Eunice, Jal,
Pecos, Mentone, Kermit, Monahans, Alpine, Fort Davis, Presidio,
and Marfa
630 PM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017 /530 PM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017/

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

* Through Monday morning

* Heavy rainfall enhanced by terrain will result in the threat of
  flash flooding of arroyos and small streams. Urban flash
  flooding will also be possible within cities and towns.

* Dont drive into areas where water covers the road. The water may
  be deeper than it appears and less than a foot of rushing water
  can float many vehicles. If you encounter water flowing across a
  roadway, turn around, don`t drown.

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.

&&

$$

NMZ027-028-TXZ057-258-211200-
/O.CON.KMAF.FF.A.0003.000000T0000Z-170821T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Queen, Artesia, Carlsbad,
Carlsbad Caverns NP, Van Horn, Guadalupe Mountains NP,
and Pine Springs
630 PM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017 /530 PM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017/

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

* Through Monday morning

* Heavy rainfall enhanced by terrain will result in the threat of
  flash flooding of arroyos and small streams. Urban flash
  flooding will also be possible within cities and towns.

* Dont drive into areas where water covers the road. The water may
  be deeper than it appears and less than a foot of rushing water
  can float many vehicles. If you encounter water flowing across a
  roadway, turn around, don`t drown.

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.

&&

$$

rhluchan



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