Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
145 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

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EDDY-
1245 PM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS AND ARROYOS IN...
  SOUTHERN EDDY COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 645 PM MDT

* AT 1240 PM MDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS CONTINUED TO REPORT
FLOODING CAUSED BY OVERNIGHT HEAVY RAIN. SEVERAL FEET OF WATER WAS
REPORTED OVER DARK CANYON ROAD AT DARK CANYON ARROYO...HIGHWAY 137
AT LAST CHANCE DRAW AND COUNTY ROAD 720 AT THE BLACK RIVER. WATER
HAS BEGUN TO RECEDE...HOWEVER MORE HEAVY RAIN IS POSSIBLE LATER
TODAY WHICH MAY CAUSE MORE FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STREAMS AND DRAINAGES AFFECTED INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...PECOS
RIVER...LAST CHANCE CANYON...BLACK RIVER...DARK CANYON...RED BLUFF
DRAW...DOUBLE CANYON DRAW...CROOKED CREEK...HAY HOLLOW...DELAWARE
RIVER...OWL DRAW AND DUNNAWAY DRAW.

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.

MOST FLOODING DEATHS ARE PREVENTABLE... AND MANY OCCUR WHEN MOTORISTS
DRIVE ACROSS FLOODED ROADWAYS. IT IS NEVER SAFE TO DRIVE ON FLOODED
ROADS. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER TO QUICKLY
CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE. TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

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LAT...LON 3227 10483 3234 10442 3225 10397 3202 10393
      3203 10461

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