Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
523 PM MDT SUN JUN 26 2016

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SOCORRO-
523 PM MDT SUN JUN 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 715 PM MDT

* AT 521 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS ON THE NORTH END OF THE NORTH
  FIRE BURN SCAR. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR FLASH FLOODING TO DEVELOP.

* FLOODING WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF WESTERN SOCORRO
  COUNTY.

THIS WILL IMPACT THE NORTH END OF THE NORTH WILDFIRE BURN SCAR
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DRAINAGES AND ROADS PARTICULARLY ON THE
EAST SIDE OF THE WITHINGTON WILDERNESS AND SAN MATEO MOUNTAINS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RUNOFF FROM RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED WATER LEVELS WITHIN
VULNERABLE DRAINAGES IN AND DOWNSTREAM OF THE
NORTH FIRE BURN AREA.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3400 10746 3399 10732 3391 10733 3388 10750
      3393 10752 3397 10749

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