Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
132 PM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

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CHAVES-DE BACA-GUADALUPE-QUAY-ROOSEVELT-
132 PM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED AN

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  DE BACA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
  EASTERN GUADALUPE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
  EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN QUAY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
  NORTHWESTERN ROOSEVELT COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
  CENTRAL CHAVES COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO

* UNTIL 415 PM MDT

* AT 118 PM MDT COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS AND TRAINED
  WEATHER SPOTTERS CONTINUED TO REPORT FLOODED AREAS ALONG THE
  GREATER PECOS RIVER BASIN. AREAS SUCH AS ALAMOGORDO CREEK...
  TAIBAN CREEK...AND TRUCHAS CREEK ARE FLOODED WITH STANDING WATER
  NEAR THE CONFLUENCE OF THESE CREEKS WITH THE PECOS. LAW ENFORCEMENT
  OFFICIALS HAVE ALSO CLOSED U.S. 84 BETWEEN FORT SUMNER AND SUMNER
  LAKE. ADDITIONAL FLOODED AREAS MAY EXTEND AROUND THE GREATER SANTA
  ROSA AREA AS WELL AS IN PORTIONS OF CHAVES COUNTY NEAR THE
  CONFLUENCE OF THE ARROYO DEL MACHO...RIO HONDO...ROCKY ARROYO...AND
  THE THIRTEEN MILE DRAW.

* STRONG FLOWS AND HIGH WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED IN
  ARROYOS...SMALL   STREAMS AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS. RAPID
  RUNOFF AND STANDING WATER MAY MAKE MANY SECONDARY ROADS AND EVEN
  SOME PRIMARY ROADS IMPASSABLE.

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.

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LAT...LON 3438 10469 3497 10478 3508 10443 3451 10384
      3297 10408 3295 10479

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