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WGUS84 KEPZ 240050
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
650 PM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

NMC017-240245-
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GRANT NM-
650 PM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL GRANT COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 845 PM MDT

* AT 647 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATED FROM 1 TO 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN HAD FALLEN IN THE
  LAST HOUR.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MANGAS SPRINGS...
  ROAD U180...
  BLACK SMITH CANYON...

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER CROSSINGS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. IT ONLY TAKES A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO
CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE
FLOOD WATERS.

&&

LAT...LON 3300 10853 3292 10833 3269 10846 3279 10872

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NOVLAN





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