Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
451 PM MDT WED AUG 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL CHAVES COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 645 PM MDT

* AT 449 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS WEST CENTRAL CHAVES
  COUNTY. FLASH FLOODING IS LIKELY.

* FLASH FLOODING WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF CENTRAL
  CHAVES COUNTY...THOUGH MAY IMPACT BLACKWATER DRAW...COUNTY ROADS 1
  AND 2...AND PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 380.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

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.

ARROYOS...STREAMS AND NORMALLY DRY WASHES CAN BECOME RAGING CURRENTS
IN A MATTER OF MINUTES. WATER IN ARROYOS MAY TRAVEL MANY MILES AND
TAKE HOURS TO REACH YOUR LOCATION FROM UPSTREAM RAIN AREAS.

&&

LAT...LON 3328 10489 3353 10489 3352 10464 3326 10464

$$

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