Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FLOOD WATCH...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
931 PM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT/6 PM MDT
SATURDAY FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...CULBERSON COUNTY... JEFF
DAVIS COUNTY AND PRESIDIO COUNTY...

.SHOWERS AND STORMS HAVE DECREASED ACROSS THE AREA THIS EVENING
HOWEVER AFTER MIDNIGHT THERE IS EXPECTED TO BE AN INCREASE IN
SHOWERS AND STORMS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS PRESIDIO AND CULBERSON
COUNTIES. THE COMBINATION OF ABUNDANT MOISTURE...EASTERLY LOW
LEVEL UPSLOPE FLOW...AND A SLOW MOVING UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE ARE
EXPECTED TO RESULT IN THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT
AND INTO SATURDAY. LOCATIONS GENERALLY ALONG AND WEST OF A
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...TO ALPINE AND PRESIDIO LINE ARE EXPECTED TO
HAVE THE BEST CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...SOME OF WHICH MAY BE
STRONG ENOUGH TO PRODUCE 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL PER HOUR. THE
HEAVY RAINFALL WILL LIKELY RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING.

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GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-
PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...VAN HORN...ALPINE...PRESIDIO...
MARFA...PINE SPRINGS
931 PM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014 /831 PM MDT FRI AUG 1 2014/

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND SOUTHWEST TEXAS...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...
  GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY. IN SOUTHWEST TEXAS...
  DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...MARFA
  PLATEAU...PRESIDIO VALLEY AND VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54
  CORRIDOR.

* THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING

* THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL

* FLOODING OF CREEKS...ARROYOS...LOW WATER CROSSINGS...AND CITY
  STREETS WILL ALL BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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