Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
302 AM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

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LINCOLN-
302 AM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED AN

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

* UNTIL 430 AM MDT

* AT 257 AM MDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN DECREASING FROM A CLUSTER OF SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS
  OVER THE NOGAL AREA. BEFORE WEAKENING THESE STORMS ALREADY
  PRODUCED 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN.

* STRONG FLOWS AND HIGH WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED IN ARROYOS...SMALL
  STREAMS AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS...INCLUDING NOGAL ARROYO...
  THE DRAINAGES DOWN THE NORTH SLOPE OF THE WHITE MOUNTAIN
  WILDERNESS AND THE DRAINAGES WESTWARD FROM THE INDIAN DIVIDE.
  BEWARE OF HAZARDOUS PONDING ON HIGHWAY 380 AND ROUTES 37 IN THE
  NOGAL...INDIAN DIVIDE AND CARRIZOZO AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO TELL HOW MUCH
WATER IS ON THE ROAD...DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FAST MOVING WATER OF
UNKNOWN DEPTH.

BOTH LOCALIZED AND DISTANT HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CREATE DANGEROUS FLOWS
IN ARROYOS AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE
THROUGH THESE WATERS. WATER IN ARROYOS MAY TRAVEL MANY MILES AND TAKE
HOURS TO REACH YOUR LOCATION FROM UPSTREAM RAIN AREAS.

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LAT...LON 3364 10590 3364 10566 3358 10566 3353 10568
      3349 10576 3353 10605

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