Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KEPZ 230659
FLSEPZ

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
1259 AM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

NMC051-230900-
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SIERRA NM-
1259 AM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED AN

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL SIERRA COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 300 AM MDT

* AT 1259 AM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER
  RADAR ESTIMATED AN INCH TO AN INCH AND A HALF OF RAIN HAS ALREADY
  FALLEN ON THE AREA.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  WINSTON...
  TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES...
  HILLSBORO...
  CABALLO...
  LAS PALOMAS...
  UPHAM...
  ENGLE...
  WILLIAMSBURG...
  ELEPHANT BUTTE...
  CUCHILLO...
  ALAMOSA CANYON...
  NORTH MONTICELLO POINT...
  CABALLO LAKE STATE PARK...

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


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF
URBAN DRAINAGE BASINS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS
OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING AREAS.

&&

LAT...LON 3337 10690 3288 10690 3289 10763 3336 10766

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PAZOS








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