Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
408 AM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

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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-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
UNION COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-
408 AM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NM...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...CURRY COUNTY...EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE
  CRISTO MOUNTAINS...EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...FAR NORTHEAST
  HIGHLANDS...GUADALUPE COUNTY...HARDING COUNTY...NORTHEAST
  HIGHLANDS...NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED
  RIVER...QUAY COUNTY...RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA...SOUTHERN SANGRE
  DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET...UNION COUNTY AND WEST SLOPES SANGRE
  DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS.

* FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* A BACK DOOR COLD FRONT MOVING INTO THE NORTHEAST PLAINS WILL
  PROVIDE FOCUS FOR NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY
  AFTERNOON THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT PERIOD. DUE TO A VERY MOIST AND
  UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE...ANY STORM WILL BE CAPABLE OF VERY HEAVY
  RAIN. SLOW MOVING OR TRAINING STORMS WILL EXACERBATE THE FLASH
  FLOODING THREAT. ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN IS LIKELY...WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* BURN SCAR AREAS AND VERY STEEP TERRAIN...LOCATIONS THAT HAVE
  RECEIVED RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL...AND URBAN DRAINAGES WILL BE THE
  MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING IF HEAVY RAINFALL DEVELOPS.

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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