Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
324 AM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MUCH OF WEST
TEXAS THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.HEAVY RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER MUCH OF SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO AND
PORTIONS OF WEST TEXAS SINCE SUNDAY NIGHT. ABUNDANT MOISTURE AND
SURFACE HEATING LATER TODAY WILL DESTABILIZE THE ATMOSPHERE
CAUSING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP WITH SOME
CONTAINING HEAVY RAINFALL. SOILS ARE SATURATED AND ADDITIONAL
HEAVY RAIN MAY LEAD TO AREAS OF FLASH FLOODING.

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GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-ANDREWS-MARTIN-VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-
WARD-CRANE-UPTON-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-
PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NP...TATUM...HOBBS...LOVINGTON...EUNICE...JAL...
SEMINOLE...LAMESA...ANDREWS...STANTON...VAN HORN...PECOS...
MENTONE...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...MONAHANS...CRANE...
MCCAMEY...RANKIN...ALPINE...FORT DAVIS...FORT STOCKTON...
PRESIDIO...MARFA...BIG BEND NP...MARATHON...DRYDEN...SANDERSON...
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
324 AM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016 /224 AM MDT TUE AUG 30 2016/

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND TEXAS...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...CENTRAL LEA
  COUNTY...EDDY COUNTY PLAINS...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY
  COUNTY...NORTHERN LEA COUNTY AND SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY. IN
  TEXAS...ANDREWS...BIG BEND AREA...CRANE...DAVIS/APACHE
  MOUNTAINS AREA...DAWSON...ECTOR...GAINES...GUADALUPE
  MOUNTAINS...LOVING...MARFA PLATEAU...MARTIN...MIDLAND...
  PECOS...PRESIDIO VALLEY...REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS
  PECOS...TERRELL...UPTON...VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR...
  WARD AND WINKLER.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* HEAVY RAINFALL IS FORECAST OVER AREAS WHICH RECEIVED FLASH
  FLOODING SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. ANY ADDITIONAL RAINFALL COULD
  CAUSE FLASH FLOODING.

* LOW WATER CROSSINGS... BAR DITCHES... OILFIELD LEASE ROADS...
  UNDERPASSES... AND OTHER URBAN AREAS PRONE TO HIGH WATER.

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.

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