Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
353 AM MDT FRI JUL 31 2015

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CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
353 AM MDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH WILL EXPIRE AT 4 AM MDT EARLY THIS MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL  NM WILL
EXPIRE AT 4 AM MDT EARLY THIS MORNING. WHILE SOME STORMS ARE STILL
ONGOING OVER PORTIONS OF CURRY AND ROOSEVELT COUNTIES EARLY THIS
MORNING...THIS ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO FOCUS FARTHER NORTH TOWARD
DAWN...AND THE FLASH FLOODING THREAT WILL BEGIN DIMINISHING.

$$

NMZ503>511-516>518-521-522-311800-
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FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
353 AM MDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NM...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...ESTANCIA VALLEY...FAR NORTHWEST
  HIGHLANDS...JEMEZ MOUNTAINS...LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY...
  NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS...SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY...SAN JUAN
  MOUNTAINS...SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS...SANTA FE METRO AREA...
  SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS...UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY...WEST CENTRAL
  HIGHLANDS...WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* A VERY MOIST AIR MASS REMAINS IN PLACE OVER MUCH OF NEW
  MEXICO...AND ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
  TO PERIODICALLY DEVELOP TODAY AND TONIGHT. THERE IS POTENTIAL
  FOR PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL...AND RAINFALL RATES WILL
  COMMONLY APPROACH 1 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR WITH SOME HEAVIER
  DOWNPOURS POSSIBLE IN LOCALIZED AREAS.

* 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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NMZ512>515-523-527>534-537-311800-
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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-DE BACA COUNTY-
353 AM MDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NM...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...DE BACA 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.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* A VERY MOIST AIR MASS REMAINS IN PLACE OVER MUCH OF NEW
  MEXICO...AND ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
  TO PERIODICALLY DEVELOP TODAY AND TONIGHT. THERE IS POTENTIAL
  FOR PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL...AND RAINFALL RATES WILL
  COMMONLY APPROACH 1 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR WITH SOME HEAVIER
  DOWNPOURS POSSIBLE IN LOCALIZED AREAS.

* 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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