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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
354 PM MDT MON SEP 15 2014

...MOISTURE ASSOCIATE WITH HURRICANE ODILE IS SPREADING ACROSS THE
REGION GIVING US THE THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING THIS WEEK...

.EVEN THOUGH HURRICANE ODILE IS STILL WELL SOUTH OF THE
AREA...MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH THE SYSTEM IS QUICKLY SPREADING
NORTH AND WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA STARTING TONIGHT. THIS MOISTURE
WILL HELP CREATE NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS
ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY. INITIALLY THE MAIN
THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING WILL BE WEST OF THE RIO GRANDE THEN BY
WEDNESDAY MORNING THE THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING WILL SPREAD TO
INCLUDE ALL OF FAR WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO. THE THREAT
FOR HEAVY RAINS MAY LESSON BY WEDNESDAY EVENING...BUT COULD
INCREASE AGAIN FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AS THE ACTUAL REMNANTS OF
ODILE MOVE ACROSS THE AREA.

NMZ401>411-161200-
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UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
SOUTHERN GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY-LOWLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-
UPLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN-
EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS-SIERRA COUNTY LAKES-
NORTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY-SOUTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GILA HOT SPRINGS...BUCKHORN...
MULE CREEK...CLIFF...SILVER CITY...LAKE ROBERTS...KINGSTON...
FORT BAYARD...MIMBRES...FAYWOOD...HURLEY...GRANT COUNTY AIRPORT...
LORDSBURG...REDROCK...VIRDEN...ANIMAS...HACHITA...
ANTELOPE WELLS...CLOVERDALE...DEMING...COLUMBUS...HILLSBORO...
WINSTON...TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES...DERRY...SPACEPORT...GARFIELD...
HATCH...RADIUM SPRINGS...LAS CRUCES...VADO...SUNLAND PARK
354 PM MDT MON SEP 15 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF NM...INCLUDING
  GRANT...HIDALGO...DONA ANA...SIERRA AND LUNA COUNTIES.

* FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING

* EVEN THOUGH HURRICANE ODILE IS STILL WELL SOUTH OF THE
  AREA...MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH THE SYSTEM IS QUICKLY SPREADING
  NORTH AND WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA STARTING TONIGHT. THIS
  MOISTURE WILL HELP CREATE NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED
  THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY.
  INITIALLY THE MAIN THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING WILL BE WEST OF THE
  RIO GRANDE THEN BY WEDNESDAY MORNING THE THREAT FOR FLASH
  FLOODING WILL SPREAD TO INCLUDE ALL OF FAR WEST TEXAS AND
  SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO. THE THREAT FOR HEAVY RAINS MAY LESSON BY
  WEDNESDAY EVENING...BUT COULD INCREASE AGAIN FOR THURSDAY AND
  FRIDAY AS THE ACTUAL REMNANTS OF ODILE MOVE ACROSS THE AREA.

* NORMALLY DRY ARROYOS AND STREAMS COULD BE QUICKLY FILLED WITH
  FAST MOVING WATER...MUD AND DEBRIS. LOW WATER CROSSING ROADWAYS
  COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE. PEOPLE LIVING IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS
  SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION IF RISING WATER IS SEEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

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CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN-SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-OTERO MESA-
WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY-EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY-
NORTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS/HUECO MOUNTAINS-SALT BASIN-
SOUTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN EL PASO/WESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTIES-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN HUDSPETH COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALAMOGORDO...TULAROSA...
WHITE SANDS MONUMENT...OROGRANDE...
WHITE SANDS RANGE HEADQUARTERS...CHAPARRAL...MESCALERO...
MOUNTAIN PARK...TIMBERON...CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...APACHE SUMMIT...
MAYHILL...SACRAMENTO...PINON...CROW FLATS...DOWNTOWN...
WEST EL PASO...UPPER VALLEY...FORT BLISS...SOCORRO...
EAST AND NORTHEAST EL PASO...HUECO TANKS...LOMA LINDA...
DELL CITY...CORNUDAS...SALT FLAT...SIERRA BLANCA...FABENS...
TORNILLO...FORT HANCOCK
354 PM MDT MON SEP 15 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NM AND TX...INCLUDING EL PASO
  AND HUDSPETH COUNTIES IN TEXAS AND OTERO COUNTY IN NEW MEXICO.

* FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING

* EVEN THOUGH HURRICANE ODILE IS STILL WELL SOUTH OF THE
  AREA...MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH THE SYSTEM IS QUICKLY SPREADING
  NORTH AND WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA STARTING TONIGHT. THIS
  MOISTURE WILL HELP CREATE NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED
  THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY.
  INITIALLY THE MAIN THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING WILL BE WEST OF THE
  RIO GRANDE THEN BY WEDNESDAY MORNING THE THREAT FOR FLASH
  FLOODING WILL SPREAD TO INCLUDE ALL OF FAR WEST TEXAS AND
  SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO. THE THREAT FOR HEAVY RAINS MAY LESSON BY
  WEDNESDAY EVENING...BUT COULD INCREASE AGAIN FOR THURSDAY AND
  FRIDAY AS THE ACTUAL REMNANTS OF ODILE MOVE ACROSS THE AREA.

* NORMALLY DRY ARROYOS AND STREAMS COULD BE QUICKLY FILLED WITH
  FAST MOVING WATER...MUD AND DEBRIS. LOW WATER CROSSING ROADWAYS
  COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE. PEOPLE LIVING IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS
  SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION IF RISING WATER IS SEEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

BRICE




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