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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service El Paso TX
543 PM MDT FRI JUN 23 2017

Otero NM-
543 PM MDT FRI JUN 23 2017

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a

* Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
  North central Otero County in south central New Mexico...

* Until 645 PM MDT

* At 543 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
  thunderstorms. This will cause small stream flooding in the
  advisory area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen just
  to the northwest of Elk.

* Flooding will remain over mainly rural areas of north central Otero

Additional rainfall of up to 1 inch is expected over the area. This
additional rain will result in minor flooding.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.


LAT...LON 3300 10531 3296 10532 3296 10535 3286 10536
      3298 10551 3312 10549



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