Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
857 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL QUAY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 1245 AM MDT

* AT 849 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN
  2 TO 3.5 INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN NORTHEAST OF
  QUAY...WITH AROUND 1 TO 1.5 INCHES NORTH AND NORTHWEST OF QUAY.
  ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS ARE MOVING INTO THE AREA WITH ANOTHER 0.5
  TO 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN POSSIBLE. FLASH FLOODING IS LIKELY AROUND
  MESA REDONDA...INCLUDING CHARCO CREEK...PLAZA LARGA
  CREEK...BARRANCA CREEK AND REVUELTO CREEK TO THE CONFLUENCE WITH
  THE CANADIAN RIVER.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  QUAY...ROUTE 209 BETWEEN QUAY AND TUCUMCARI...
  AND ROUT 278 IN THE VICINITY OF BARRANCA AND PLAZA LARGA CREEKS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLASH FLOODING.

LOW WATER CROSSINGS ARE POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN.  DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.  IT
TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES
AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3538 10337 3536 10337 3519 10342 3511 10349
      3496 10356 3490 10384 3500 10392 3508 10370
      3516 10356 3520 10346 3526 10345 3531 10341
      3537 10340

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