Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
1032 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY FOR THE SOUTHEAST
NEW MEXICO PLAINS...GUADALUPE AND DAVIS MOUNTAINS...VAN HORN
REGION... PORTIONS OF THE UPPER TRANS PECOS AND PERMIAN BASIN...

.REMNANTS OF TROPICAL SYSTEM ODILE WILL CONTINUE TO DRIFT EAST
ACROSS NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS TODAY, TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.  THIS
WILL CONTINUE TO FEED ABUNDANT PACIFIC MOISTURE OVER THE REGION.
HEAVY RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN OVERNIGHT ACROSS EDDY AND CULBERSON
COUNTIES, WITH ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURRING OVER LEA COUNTY
AND THE NORTHERN PERMIAN BASIN THIS MORNING.  SINCE SOME
DESTABILIZATION OF THE ATMOSPHERE IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR IN AND
AROUND THE DAVIS MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON, EXPECT ADDITIONAL
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL TO
FORM THERE AND SPREAD NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE AREA. THEREFORE,
ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE.

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DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-
GLASSCOCK-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAMESA...SNYDER...STANTON...
BIG SPRING...COLORADO CITY...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...
GARDEN CITY...ALPINE
1032 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND/ODESSA HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST TEXAS AND
  WEST TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHWEST
  TEXAS...DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA. IN WEST TEXAS...BORDEN...
  DAWSON...ECTOR...GLASSCOCK...HOWARD...MARTIN...MIDLAND...
  MITCHELL...SCURRY AND WINKLER.

* THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING

* ABUNDANT MOISTURE FROM THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM ODILE WILL
  MOVE INTO THE REGION THROUGH FRIDAY. ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN
  IS POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS...WITH ISOLATED 3 TO 5 INCH TOTALS
  POSSIBLE.

* FLOODING OF CREEKS...ARROYOS...LOW WATER CROSSINGS...AND CITY
  STREETS WILL 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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GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
ANDREWS-VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...TATUM...
HOBBS...LOVINGTON...EUNICE...JAL...SEMINOLE...ANDREWS...
VAN HORN...PECOS...MENTONE...RED BLUFF LAKE...PINE SPRINGS
1032 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014 /932 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014/

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND TEXAS...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...CENTRAL LEA
  COUNTY...EDDY COUNTY PLAINS...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY
  COUNTY...NORTHERN LEA COUNTY AND SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY. IN
  TEXAS...ANDREWS...GAINES...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...LOVING...
  REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS AND VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY
  54 CORRIDOR.

* THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING

* ABUNDANT MOISTURE FROM THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM ODILE WILL
  MOVE INTO THE REGION THROUGH FRIDAY. ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN
  IS POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS...WITH ISOLATED 3 TO 5 INCH TOTALS
  POSSIBLE.

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