Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
949 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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DE BACA-CHAVES-
949 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN DE BACA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...
  NORTH CENTRAL CHAVES COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 1245 AM MDT

* AT 944 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN DUE TO A LARGE COMPLEX OF THUNDERSTORMS DRIFTING SOUTH
  TO SOUTHEAST OVER DE BACA AND CHAVES COUNTIES. RADAR ESTIMATED 1
  TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO
  3 INCHES POSSIBLE. TRIBUTARIES LEADING INTO THE PECOS RIVER WILL
  SEE FAST AND HIGH FLOWS THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...INCLUDING TAIBAN
  CREEK. LOW WATER CROSSINGS ALONG COUNTY ROAD 2-1 WILL BE FLOODED.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  TAIBAN AND ELKINS.

OTHER LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE HAYSTACK MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA
AND FORT SUMNER STATE MONUMENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO TELL HOW MUCH
WATER IS ON THE ROAD...DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH
FAST MOVING WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

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 3358 10394 3358 10439 3444 10442 3446 10395

$$

GUYER



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