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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service El Paso TX
423 PM MDT THU JUL 20 2017

Sierra NM-
423 PM MDT THU JUL 20 2017

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
  Northeastern Sierra County in north central New Mexico...

* Until 730 PM MDT

* At 423 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Flooding will remain over mainly rural areas of northeastern Sierra


Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


LAT...LON 3313 10662 3313 10693 3348 10697 3348 10663



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