Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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WGUS65 KABQ 011750
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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1150 AM MDT SAT AUG 1 2015

NMZ501>507-510>517-020300-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
1150 AM MDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NM...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...CHUSKA MOUNTAINS...EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO
  MOUNTAINS...FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS...JEMEZ MOUNTAINS...LOWER
  CHAMA RIVER VALLEY...NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500
  FEET/RED RIVER...NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS...NORTHWEST PLATEAU...SAN
  JUAN MOUNTAINS...SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET...
  UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY...WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...WEST CENTRAL
  MOUNTAINS...WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU AND WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO
  MOUNTAINS.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* A VERY MOIST AIRMASS REMAINS IN PLACE OVER MUCH OF NEW MEXICO...
  AND THIS WILL SUPPORT SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS...PRIMARILY OVER NORTH CENTRAL TO NORTHWESTERN NEW
  MEXICO. PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING
  WITH RAINFALL RATES COMMONLY 1 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR.

* FLASH FLOODING WILL BE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE AROUND STEEP TERRAIN...
  URBAN DRAINAGES...AND AREAS THAT HAVE RECENTLY EXPERIENCED HEAVY
  RAINFALL OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH
FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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