Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1151 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

NMZ501>511-290700-
/O.CAN.KABQ.FF.A.0006.000000T0000Z-140729T1000Z/
/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-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
1151 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO HAS BEEN CANCELLED. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE IS NOW
EXITING WESTERN NEW MEXICO...SO WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN IS NO LONGER
EXPECTED THERE. HOWEVER...SCATTERED TO ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WITH BRIEF PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN ARE STILL
POSSIBLE.

$$

NMZ521>524-533>540-291200-
/O.EXB.KABQ.FF.A.0006.000000T0000Z-140729T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-
ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
1151 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW
  MEXICO...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...
  CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS...CURRY COUNTY...DE BACA COUNTY...EASTERN
  LINCOLN COUNTY...ESTANCIA VALLEY...GUADALUPE COUNTY...QUAY
  COUNTY...ROOSEVELT COUNTY...SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS...SOUTH
  CENTRAL HIGHLANDS AND SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY.

* UNTIL 6 AM MDT TUESDAY

* AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL SHIFT SLOWLY EASTWARD ACROSS
  NORTHERN NEW MEXICO TRIGGERING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM
  THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN EASTWARD FOR THE REMAINDER OF
  TONIGHT. WITH WEAK STEERING FLOW ALOFT AND A VERY MOIST AIRMASS
  IN PLACE...SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOODING.

* LOCATIONS WHERE THE GROUND IS ALREADY SATURATED FROM RECENT
  RAINFALL WILL BE FAVORED FOR FLASH FLOODING FOR THE REMAINDER
  TONIGHT. OTHER VULNERABLE LOCATIONS WILL INCLUDE STEEP
  TERRAIN...URBAN AREAS AND BURN SCARS. KEEP A WATCHFUL EYE ON
  ARROYOS AND SMALL STREAMS...AND STAY OUT OF FLOODED LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS CLOSELY AND BE PREPARED
  TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION IF A WARNING OR ADVISORY IS ISSUED.

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.

&&

$$

NMZ512>515-526>532-291200-
/O.EXT.KABQ.FF.A.0006.000000T0000Z-140729T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
UNION COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
1151 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT TUESDAY...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

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

* UNTIL 6 AM MDT TUESDAY

* AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL SHIFT SLOWLY EASTWARD ACROSS
  NORTHERN NEW MEXICO TRIGGERING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM
  THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN EASTWARD FOR THE REMAINDER OF
  TONIGHT. WITH WEAK STEERING FLOW ALOFT AND A VERY MOIST AIRMASS
  IN PLACE...SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOODING.

* LOCATIONS WHERE THE GROUND IS ALREADY SATURATED FROM RECENT
  RAINFALL WILL BE FAVORED FOR FLASH FLOODING FOR THE REMAINDER
  TONIGHT. OTHER VULNERABLE LOCATIONS WILL INCLUDE STEEP
  TERRAIN...URBAN AREAS AND BURN SCARS. KEEP A WATCHFUL EYE ON
  ARROYOS AND SMALL STREAMS...AND STAY OUT OF FLOODED LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS CLOSELY AND BE PREPARED
  TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION IF A WARNING OR ADVISORY IS ISSUED.

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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