Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
359 PM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

NMZ538-231200-
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CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-
359 PM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NM...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* AREAS OF HEAVY RAIN DUE TO STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE
  EXPECTED. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL TOTALS OF 1/2 TO 1 INCH ARE
  EXPECTED WITH LOCALIZED 2 TO 4 INCH AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* RAPID RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL MAY RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING OF
  FLOOD PRONE AND URBAN AREAS.

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.

&&

$$

NMZ533>537-231200-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
DE BACA COUNTY-
359 PM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NM...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...CURRY COUNTY...DE BACA COUNTY...GUADALUPE COUNTY...QUAY
  COUNTY AND ROOSEVELT COUNTY.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* AREAS OF HEAVY RAIN DUE TO STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE
  EXPECTED OVER A LAND SURFACE THAT HAS RECEIVED COPIOUS AMOUNTS
  OF RAINFALL THE PAST WEEK. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL TOTALS OF 1/2 TO
  1 INCH ARE EXPECTED WITH LOCALIZED 2 TO 4 INCH AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* RAPID RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL MAY RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING OF
  FLOOD PRONE AND URBAN AREAS.

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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