Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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WGUS85 KABQ 240010
FLSABQ

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
610 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

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COLFAX-
610 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED AN

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTH CENTRAL COLFAX COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO

* UNTIL 745 PM MDT

* AT 608 PM MDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  VERY HEAVY RAIN FROM A SLOW-MOVING THUNDERSTORM OVER RATON.
  HOURLY RAINFALL RATES OF ONE AND A HALF INCHES PER HOUR ARE
  EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM AS IT SLOWLY DRIFTS TOWARD THE SOUTH
  OR SOUTHWEST.  ADDITIONALLY...SMALL HAIL UP TO ONE HALF INCH
  DIAMETER WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG WITH DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND
  LIGHTNING.

* 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...

REMEMBER...DITCHES ARE DEADLY. A GENTLE FLOW OF WATER CAN BECOME A
RAGING TORRENT IN A MATTER OF MINUTES.

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 3683 10429 3678 10453 3694 10450 3697 10434

$$
KJ







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