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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
241 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH TONIGHT FOR SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...THE GUADALUPE AND DAVIS MOUNTAINS...VAN HORN REGION...ALL
OF THE UPPER TRANS PECOS AND PERMIAN BASIN AND THE STOCKTON
PLATEAU...

.REMNANTS OF TROPICAL SYSTEM ODILE CONTINUE TO DRIFT EAST OVER
EAST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO TODAY.  THESE REMNANTS...ALONG WITH
ADDITIONAL MOISTURE FROM T.S. POLO OFF THE WESTERN MEXICAN
COAST...WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPLY WELL ABOVE NORMAL AMOUNTS OF
MOISTURE TO THE REGION.  HEAVY RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN OVER PARTS
OF THE AREA DURING THE PAST COUPLE OF DAYS WITH POTENTIAL FOR
ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN OVER THESE SAME AREAS THROUGH TONIGHT.
WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE...AND WITH THE
GROUND SATURATED IN MANY AREAS...ADDITIONAL FLASH FLOODING WILL
BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MUCH OF WEST TEXAS
TONIGHT.

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-258-
201200-
/O.CON.KMAF.FF.A.0006.000000T0000Z-140920T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-
GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-
PECOS-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...TATUM...
HOBBS...LOVINGTON...EUNICE...JAL...SEMINOLE...LAMESA...SNYDER...
ANDREWS...STANTON...BIG SPRING...COLORADO CITY...VAN HORN...
PECOS...MENTONE...RED BLUFF LAKE...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...
GARDEN CITY...MONAHANS...CRANE...MCCAMEY...RANKIN...BIG LAKE...
ALPINE...FORT STOCKTON...PINE SPRINGS
241 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014 /141 PM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014/

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES 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...BORDEN...CRANE...DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS
  AREA...DAWSON...ECTOR...GAINES...GLASSCOCK...GUADALUPE
  MOUNTAINS...HOWARD...LOVING...MARTIN...MIDLAND...MITCHELL...
  PECOS...REAGAN...REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS...
  SCURRY...UPTON...VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR...WARD AND
  WINKLER.

* THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

* ABUNDANT MOISTURE FROM THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM ODILE WILL
  CONTINUE TO MOVE INTO THE REGION.  AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES
  OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH AREA THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH
  ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES.

* 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.

&&

$$





Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
221 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-201930-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-
LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-
BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
221 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014 /121 PM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...SOUTHWEST TEXAS AND WEST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ARE ANTICIPATED
AGAIN TODAY AND TONIGHT ACROSS SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MUCH OF WEST
TEXAS...RESULTING IN FLASH FLOODING IN MANY AREAS.  AS A RESULT...A FLASH
FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE GUADALUPE...DAVIS...AND APACHE
MOUNTAINS...SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND WESTERN LOW ROLLING PLAINS...VAN
HORN AND THE HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR...REEVES COUNTY AND THE UPPER TRANS
PECOS...AND PERMIAN BASIN.  ABUNDANT RAINFALL HAS ALREADY FALLEN IN THESE
AREAS OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS...SO LITTLE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL BE
NEEDED TO PROMOTE EFFICIENT FLASH FLOODING.

IN ADDITION TO HEAVY RAINFALL...SOME OF THE STRONGER STORMS MAY BE
ACCOMPANIED BY GUSTY WINDS AND SMALL HAIL.

ELEVATED FLOWS WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE RIO GRANDE TODAY AND TONIGHT
DUE TO RELEASES FROM RESERVOIRS IN MEXICO AND HEAVY RAINFALL ON BOTH
SIDES OF THE RIVER.  TRIBUTARIES AND ARROYOS TO THE PECOS RIVER...SUCH
AS THE RIO PENASCO...FOUR MILE DRAW...SOUTH SEVEN RIVERS...ROCKY ARROYO...
DARK CANYON...BLACK RIVER...DELAWARE RIVER...AND WALNUT CANYON WILL
REMAIN ELEVATED DUE TO HEAVY RAINFALL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND.  AS A RESULT..THE
FLASH FLOOD WATCH COULD BE EXTENDED THROUGH SATURDAY IF NOT SUNDAY.

THE RIO GRANDE...PECOS RIVER...AND ASSOCIATED TRIBUTARIES AND ARROYOS
WILL REMAIN ELEVATED DURING THE NEXT FEW DAYS DUE TO ADDITIONAL RAINFALL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

$$

THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WATCHES...WARNINGS...ADVISORIES...
AND STATEMENTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
MIDLAND CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT /LOWER CASE/
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MIDLAND







Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
218 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

TXC103-135-200115-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FA.W.0009.140919T1918Z-140920T0115Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ECTOR-CRANE-
218 PM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  ECTOR COUNTY IN WEST TEXAS...
  CRANE COUNTY IN WEST TEXAS...

* UNTIL 815 PM CDT

* AT 209 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS CONTINUED
TO DETECT FLOODING CAUSED BY HEAVY RAIN FROM THIS MORNING. EVEN
THOUGH RAIN HAS ENDED...FLOODING WILL CONTINUE. SEVERAL ROADS REMAIN
UNDER WATER INCLUDING FM 1053 AT I-20 AND PARTS OF FM 1787...FM
1788...FM 1492...U.S. 385...FM 1601...FM 11 AND SH 329 ACROSS ECTOR
AND CRANE COUNTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STREAMS AND DRAINAGES AFFECTED INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...
MONAHANS DRAW...LANDRETH DRAW AND PECOS RIVER.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3209 10229 3165 10229 3165 10232 3109 10230
      3109 10241 3121 10244 3126 10251 3127 10260
      3133 10267 3128 10274 3129 10277 3165 10277
      3165 10280 3209 10280

$$
RHLUCHAN








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