Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
450 AM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

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CHAVES-LINCOLN-
450 AM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED AN

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
  SOUTHWESTERN CHAVES COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO

* UNTIL 645 AM MDT

* AT 444 AM MDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING LOCAL MODERATE TO HEAVY HEAVY RAIN MOVING
  TO THE NORTH OVER OR NEAR DUNKEN...ELK...HONDO...LINCOLN AND
  ARABELLA. THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE OVER THE AREA FROM RUIDOSO
  TO NOGAL. THIS INCLUDES PORTIONS OF U.S. HIGHWAYS 70 AND 380 AND
  STATE ROAD 368 SOUTH OF ARABELLA.

* STRONG FLOWS AND HIGH WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED IN ARROYOS...SMALL
  STREAMS AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS. RAPID RUNOFF CAN ALSO BE
  EXPECTED IMMEDIATELY OVER AND DOWNSTREAM FROM WILDFIRE BURN SCARS
  INCLUDING THE LITTLE BEAR AND WHITE BURN SCARS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BOTH LOCALIZED AND DISTANT HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CREATE DANGEROUS FLOWS
IN ARROYOS AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE
THROUGH THESE WATERS. WATER IN ARROYOS MAY TRAVEL MANY MILES AND TAKE
HOURS TO REACH YOUR LOCATION FROM UPSTREAM RAIN AREAS.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

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LAT...LON 3330 10532 3331 10570 3339 10573 3340 10585
      3377 10572 3373 10493 3253 10496 3252 10534

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