Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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WGUS85 KABQ 232021
FLSABQ

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
221 PM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

NMC043-232215-
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SANDOVAL-
221 PM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 415 PM MDT

* AT 219 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS SOUTHEAST OF TORREON NAVAJO
  MISSION. THESE STORMS WERE DRIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST. RADAR
  INDICATES AROUND 1 INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN LESS THAN 45
  MINUTES...AND HEAVY RAIN CONTINUES TO FALL. AN ADDITIONAL INCH OF
  RAIN IS POSSIBLE. THIS WILL CREATE HIGH WATER FLOWS IN ARROYO
  PIEDRA LUMBRE...ARROYO BALCON...AND TORREON WASH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  TORREON NAVAJO MISSION.

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 3589 10694 3564 10700 3564 10727 3588 10723

$$

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