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Flood Watch
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
1011 PM MDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...Localized Flash Flooding will be possible Tonight through
early Monday...

.Deep subtropical moisture will continue to flow into the area
from the south through the weekend. Scattered to numerous showers
and thunderstorms will be capable of producing heavy rainfall
rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Elevated chances for rain will
continue into next week, though the risk of flash flooding will
diminish.

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-201300-
/O.CON.KEPZ.FF.A.0003.000000T0000Z-170821T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Southern Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
Including the cities of Cliff, Buckhorn, Gila Hot Springs,
Mule Creek, Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston, Fort Bayard,
Mimbres, Hurley, Faywood, Grant County Airport, Lordsburg,
Red Rock, Virden, Antelope Wells, Animas, Hachita, Cloverdale,
Deming, Columbus, Hillsboro, Winston, Truth Or Consequences,
Derry, Spaceport, Garfield, Hatch, Radium Springs, Las Cruces,
Vado, Sunland Park, Alamogordo, Tularosa, White Sands Monument,
Chaparral, Orogrande, White Sands Range Headquarters, Mescalero,
Timberon, Mountain Park, Cloudcroft, Sunspot, Apache Summit,
Mayhill, Pinon, Sacramento, Crow Flats, Downtown El Paso,
West El Paso, Upper Valley, East and Northeast El Paso, Socorro,
Fort Bliss, Hueco Tanks, Loma Linda, Cornudas, Dell City,
Salt Flat, Sierra Blanca, Fabens, Fort Hancock, Tornillo,
and Indian Hot Springs
1011 PM MDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY
MORNING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* All of Southwest and South-Central New Mexico and Far West
  Texas.

* Through early Monday Morning.

* Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms will produce
  locally heavy rainfall which may lead to flash flooding.

* Flooding may close roads and in isolated cases could get into
  some buildings. If you witness flooding, immediately move to
  higher ground.

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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Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
319 AM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017

NMZ501>540-211200-
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-San Juan Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-
Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-Upper Tularosa Valley-
South Central Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-Union County-
Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-
Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-Southwest Chaves County-
319 AM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Heavy rainfall is possible from portions of the Southwest Mountains
northeast and east over the Rio Grande Valley, central mountain
chain and Eastern Plains, where localized areas of flash flooding may
occur.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Thunderstorms may become more active and widespread Tuesday night due
to a frontal boundary, and Wednesday through Thursday as an upper
disturbance passes over New Mexico. Heavy rain will be again possible
which could result in localized areas of flash flooding.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report rainfall amounts and any subsequent
impacts such as flooding through the National Weather Service
Albuquerque web site at weather.gov/abq or by calling 1.888.386.7637.
You can also submit storm reports and photos on our Facebook page or
via Twitter using the hashtag nmwx.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
333 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-210845-
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-
333 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017 /233 AM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southeast New
Mexico, southwest Texas and western Texas.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Thunderstorms are expected today, mainly across western areas of
southeast New Mexico and west Texas. The main concern with any storm
will continue to be locally heavy rainfall potentially leading to
areas of localized flash flooding. In addition, storms may also be
accompanied by frequent lightning and gusty winds.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

Thunderstorm chances continue mainly for the western areas the next
couple of days however the probability for widespread hazardous
weather is low at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$
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...
http://weather.gov/midland

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
347 PM MST Sat Aug 19 2017

AZZ004>018-037>040-201200-
Kaibab Plateau-Marble and Glen Canyons-Grand Canyon Country-
Coconino Plateau-Yavapai County Mountains-
Northeast Plateaus and Mesas Hwy 264 Northward-Chinle Valley-
Chuska Mountains and Defiance Plateau-
Little Colorado River Valley in Coconino County-
Little Colorado River Valley in Navajo County-
Little Colorado River Valley in Apache County-
Western Mogollon Rim-Eastern Mogollon Rim-White Mountains-
Northern Gila County-Yavapai County Valleys and Basins-
Oak Creek and Sycamore Canyons-Black Mesa Area-
Northeast Plateaus and Mesas South of Hwy 264-
347 PM MST Sat Aug 19 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for Apache...Coconino...
Northern Gila...Navajo...and Yavapai Counties in Northern
Arizona.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

There is a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms over the
White Mountains and Mogollon Rim as far north and west as
Flagstaff through late tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Deeper moisture pushes back north and west on Sunday, with a good
chance of showers and thundertorms expected through much of next
week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to standard operating procedures.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
1240 PM MDT Sat Aug 19 2017

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-201745-
Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Southern Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
1240 PM MDT Sat Aug 19 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico, southwest New Mexico, and southwest Texas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Flash flooding will be possible tonight...as abundant moisture
continues to move up from the south. This will fuel numerous
showers and thunderstorms over all areas through the night.
Widespread rainfall totals of 1 to 2 inches with isolated heavier
amounts are possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday
Threat of flash flooding persists through Monday...as a healthy
flow Monsoon driven moisture continues to stream northward over
the borderland. This could result in an additional 1 to 2 inches
or heavy rainfall...with isolated higher amounts. 4 inch rain
totals through Monday...are not out of the question for an event
like this. The widespread flash flooding threat diminishes somewhat
after Monday...however isolated to scattered showers and storms
are still expected each day. Downburst winds...and localized
flooding from heavy rainfall and hail are the main threats.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotters are encouraged to report rainfall amounts by contacting
your El Paso area National Weather Service office...or by sending
reports via the web at http://weather.gov/epz.

$$

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