Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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WGUS85 KABQ 282323
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
523 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

NMC039-290115-
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RIO ARRIBA-
523 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED AN

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN RIO ARRIBA COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO

* UNTIL 715 PM MDT

* AT 519 PM MDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
HEAVY RAIN ON THE MESA DE LA CEJA WEST-NORTHWEST OF TRUCHAS WITH
ESTIMATED AMOUNTS OF 2 INCHES PLUS. AREA ARROYOS WILL FILL QUICKLY
AS THEY DRAIN INTO THE RIO GRANDE NEAR ALCALDE.

* 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...

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.

HEAVY RAINFALL MAY RESULT IN FLOODING OF ROAD INTERSECTIONS AND LOW
LYING AREAS. WATERS MAY BEGIN TO RUN IN NORMALLY DRY ARROYOS AND
SPILL OVER THE BANKS OF SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS.

&&

LAT...LON 3609 10602 3612 10606 3615 10602 3611 10593
      3604 10584 3604 10590 3605 10594 3606 10600

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