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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
738 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING 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 ACROSS
NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS 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 TODAY AND TONIGHT.  WIDESPREAD MODERATE
TO HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR, AND WITH THE GROUND
SATURATED IN MANY AREAS, ADDITIONAL FLASH FLOODING WILL OCCUR
ACROSS SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MUCH OF WEST TEXAS TODAY.

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/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-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-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...ALPINE...PINE SPRINGS
738 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014 /638 AM 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...DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA...
  DAWSON...ECTOR...GAINES...GLASSCOCK...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...
  HOWARD...LOVING...MARTIN...MIDLAND...MITCHELL...REEVES COUNTY
  AND UPPER TRANS PECOS...SCURRY...VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54
  CORRIDOR 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.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
631 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

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OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-GRAY-WHEELER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-
DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VEGA...AMARILLO...PANHANDLE...
WHITE DEER...PAMPA...SHAMROCK...WHEELER...HEREFORD...CANYON...
CLAUDE...CLARENDON...WELLINGTON
631 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF THE TEXAS PANHANDLE...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  ARMSTRONG...CARSON...COLLINGSWORTH...DEAF SMITH...DONLEY...
  GRAY...OLDHAM...POTTER...RANDALL AND WHEELER.

* FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE
  EXPECTED...PRIMARILY ACROSS THE SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE.

* THE RUNOFF COULD CAUSE WATER TO FLOW OVER ROADS AND CAUSE
  DITCHES TO FILL UP WITH WATER. FLOODING IN STEEP TERRAIN SUCH
  AS PALO DURO CANYON COULD BE LIFE THREATENING.

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.

&&

$$

COCKRELL

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