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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
450 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

...HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE FOR AREAS GENERALLY
ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 71 TODAY...

.TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTH
CENTRAL TEXAS TODAY. IN ADDITION...A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCES SPINNING OFF THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL CYCLONE ODILE
WILL MOVE TO THE SOUTHEAST ACROSS CENTRAL TEXAS. THIS COMBINATION
WILL RESULT IN SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
TODAY. AVERAGE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE EXPECTED WITH
ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES POSSIBLE. FLASH FLOODING REMAINS
POSSIBLE IN AREAS WHERE SEVERAL ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAINFALL OCCUR AND
DUE TO SATURATED SOILS FROM EARLIER VERY HEAVY RAINS. IN ADDITION
TO THE THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING...THESE HEAVY RAINS COULD PRODUCE
RAPID RISES IN AREA RIVERS...STREAMS AND NORMALLY DRY CREEKS.

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BASTROP-BURNET-FAYETTE-LEE-LLANO-TRAVIS-WILLIAMSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BASTROP...BURNET...LA GRANGE...
GIDDINGS...LLANO...AUSTIN...GEORGETOWN
450 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS...BASTROP...
  BURNET...FAYETTE...LEE...LLANO...TRAVIS AND WILLIAMSON.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* AVERAGE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED
  AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES POSSIBLE ACROSS THE WATCH AREA.

* FLASH FLOODING OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND OTHER LOW LYING AND
  NORMALLY FLOOD PRONE AREAS IS LIKELY DUE TO HEAVY RAINS.
  NORMALLY DRY CREEKS AND AREA STREAMS MAY ALSO SEE RAPID RISES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN OR NEAR
THE WATCH AREA. IF YOU ARE IN THE WATCH AREA...PLAN NOW FOR WHAT
YOU WILL DO IF FLASH FLOODING DEVELOPS. STAY INFORMED AND BE
READY TO ACT IF YOU SEE FLOODING OR IF A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS
ISSUED.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
418 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

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COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-
LIMESTONE-LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON-
418 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN NORTH CENTRAL
  TEXAS...BELL...COMANCHE...CORYELL...FALLS...HAMILTON...
  LAMPASAS...LIMESTONE...MCLENNAN AND MILLS. IN NORTHEAST
  TEXAS...LEON. IN SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS...MILAM AND ROBERTSON.

* FROM 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH 7 PM THIS EVENING

* NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST TO DEVELOP ACROSS
  THE WATCH AREA BY LATE THIS MORNING. SOME OF THE THUNDERSTORMS
  WILL PRODUCE RAINFALL RATES OF OVER 2 INCHES PER HOUR...WITH
  RAPID RUNOFF LEADING TO FLASH FLOODING.

* THE FLOODING THREAT WILL BE GREATEST IN THOSE AREAS THAT RECEIVE
  MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY TODAY. THERE
  WILL ALSO BE AN ENHANCED RISK OF FLASH FLOODING IN AREAS THAT
  RECEIVED HEAVY RAINS WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR HEAVY
RAIN WHICH MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. YOU SHOULD MONITOR THE
LATEST FORECASTS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED FOR
YOUR AREA.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
356 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

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

.REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM ODILE WILL CONTINUE TO DRIFT EAST
ACROSS NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS TODAY.  THIS WILL BRING ABUNDANT
PACIFIC MOISTURE AND INCREASING CHANCES FOR HEAVY RAIN TO
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS.  HEAVY RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN
OVERNIGHT ACROSS EDDY AND CULBERSON COUNTIES WITH ADDITIONAL RAIN
EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT.  ONGOING HEAVY RAIN WILL SPREAD FLASH
FLOOD CONCERNS ACROSS THE UPPER TRANS PECOS INTO THE WESTERN PERMIAN
BASIN.


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GAINES-ANDREWS-REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SEMINOLE...ANDREWS...PECOS...MENTONE...
RED BLUFF LAKE
356 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND/ODESSA HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF WEST TEXAS...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS...
  ANDREWS...GAINES AND LOVING.

* THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING

* ABUNDANT MOISTURE FROM THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM ODILE
  WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION THROUGH TONIGHT...INCREASING THE
  CHANCES FOR HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY
  RAINFALL. ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE N THESE
  AREAS WITH LOCAL HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* FLOODING OF CREEKS...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 MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
356 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

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

.REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM ODILE WILL CONTINUE TO DRIFT EAST
ACROSS NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS TODAY.  THIS WILL BRING ABUNDANT
PACIFIC MOISTURE AND INCREASING CHANCES FOR HEAVY RAIN TO
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS.  HEAVY RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN
OVERNIGHT ACROSS EDDY AND CULBERSON COUNTIES WITH ADDITIONAL RAIN
EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT.  ONGOING HEAVY RAIN WILL SPREAD FLASH
FLOOD CONCERNS ACROSS THE UPPER TRANS PECOS INTO THE WESTERN PERMIAN
BASIN.


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GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...TATUM...
HOBBS...LOVINGTON...EUNICE...JAL...VAN HORN...PINE SPRINGS
356 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014 /256 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014/

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...
  EDDY COUNTY... LEA COUNTY... AND THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS.
  IN WEST TEXAS...THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND VAN HORN AND
  HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR.

* THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING

* ABUNDANT MOISTURE FROM THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM ODILE
  WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION THROUGH TONIGHT...INCREASING THE
  CHANCES FOR HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY
  RAINFALL. ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE IN THESE
  AREAS...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* 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 EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1148 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

...MOISTURE AND STORM DYNAMICS FROM TROPICAL STORM ODILE TO KEEP
FLASH FLOOD POTENTIAL ELEVATED ACROSS SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO AND
FAR WEST TEXAS THROUGH THURSDAY...

.THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM ODILE IS MAKING SLOW PROGRESS
THROUGH SOUTHEAST ARIZONA AND WILL TRACK INTO THE GILA REGION
TONIGHT AND THURSDAY. DEEP SOUTHERLY FLOW IMPORTED A VERY WET
TROPICAL ATMOSPHERE OVER THE BORDERLAND AHEAD OF THIS SYSTEM.
WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING RAIN SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVER SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO
AND FAR WEST TEXAS THROUGH THURSDAY. 2 TO 5 INCHES OF RAINFALL IS
LIKELY OVER SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS EXPECTED
FOR THE GILA REGION. EXCESSIVE RUNOFF OVER THE GILA REGION WILL
CAUSE THE LEVELS IN THE GILA REGION TO RISE TO NEAR OR ABOVE
FLOOD STAGE ON THURSDAY.

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UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GILA HOT SPRINGS...BUCKHORN...
MULE CREEK...CLIFF...SILVER CITY...LAKE ROBERTS...KINGSTON...
FORT BAYARD...LORDSBURG...REDROCK...VIRDEN
1148 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MDT THURSDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NM...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...SOUTHERN
  GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE...SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER
  VALLEY AND UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY.

* THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING

* SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY
  RAIN. AN AREA-WIDE INCREASE IN RAIN COVERAGE TONIGHT THROUGH
  THURSDAY AS THE REMNANTS OF ODILE MOVE ACROSS FROM THE WEST.

* NORMALLY DRY ARROYOS...STREAMS...AND RIVER COULD BE QUICKLY
  FILLED WITH FAST MOVING WATER...MUD AND DEBRIS. LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS WILL LIKELY BECOME IMPASSABLE. SEVERAL RIVERS WILL
  LIKELY REACH BANKFUL AND RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE. FLOODING OF
  HOMES AND BUSINESSES IN LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE AREAS WILL BE
  POSSIBLE. SOME FLOODING COULD BECOME LIFE THREATENING. PEOPLE
  LIVING IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION IF
  RISING WATER IS SEEN.

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.

&&

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NM...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...SOUTHERN
  GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE...SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER
  VALLEY AND UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY.

* FROM 6 AM MDT THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON

* SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY
  RAIN. AN AREA-WIDE INCREASE IN RAIN COVERAGE TONIGHT THROUGH
  THURSDAY AS THE REMNANTS OF ODILE MOVE ACROSS FROM THE WEST.

* NORMALLY DRY ARROYOS...STREAMS...AND RIVER COULD BE QUICKLY
  FILLED WITH FAST MOVING WATER...MUD AND DEBRIS. LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS WILL LIKELY BECOME IMPASSABLE. SEVERAL RIVERS WILL
  LIKELY REACH BANKFUL AND RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE. FLOODING OF
  HOMES AND BUSINESSES IN LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE AREAS WILL BE
  POSSIBLE. SOME FLOODING COULD BECOME LIFE THREATENING. PEOPLE
  LIVING IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION IF
  RISING WATER IS SEEN.

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 EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1148 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

...MOISTURE AND STORM DYNAMICS FROM TROPICAL STORM ODILE TO KEEP
FLASH FLOOD POTENTIAL ELEVATED ACROSS SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO AND
FAR WEST TEXAS THROUGH THURSDAY...

.THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM ODILE IS MAKING SLOW PROGRESS
THROUGH SOUTHEAST ARIZONA AND WILL TRACK INTO THE GILA REGION
TONIGHT AND THURSDAY. DEEP SOUTHERLY FLOW IMPORTED A VERY WET
TROPICAL ATMOSPHERE OVER THE BORDERLAND AHEAD OF THIS SYSTEM.
WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING RAIN SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVER SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO
AND FAR WEST TEXAS THROUGH THURSDAY. 2 TO 5 INCHES OF RAINFALL IS
LIKELY OVER SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS EXPECTED
FOR THE GILA REGION. EXCESSIVE RUNOFF OVER THE GILA REGION WILL
CAUSE THE LEVELS IN THE GILA REGION TO RISE TO NEAR OR ABOVE
FLOOD STAGE ON THURSDAY.

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CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN-SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-
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SOUTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN EL PASO/WESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTIES-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN HUDSPETH COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALAMOGORDO...TULAROSA...
WHITE SANDS MONUMENT...OROGRANDE...
WHITE SANDS RANGE HEADQUARTERS...CHAPARRAL...MESCALERO...
MOUNTAIN PARK...TIMBERON...CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...APACHE SUMMIT...
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DELL CITY...CORNUDAS...SALT FLAT...SIERRA BLANCA...FABENS...
TORNILLO...FORT HANCOCK
1148 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NM AND TX...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  NM...CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN...EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS
  BELOW 7500 FEET...OTERO MESA...SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500
  FEET...SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN AND WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO
  MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET. IN TX...EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO
  COUNTY...NORTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS/HUECO MOUNTAINS...RIO
  GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN EL PASO/WESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTIES...
  RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN HUDSPETH COUNTY...SALT BASIN...
  SOUTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS AND WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY.

* THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING

* SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY WITH MODERATE TO
  HEAVY RAIN. AN AREA-WIDE INCREASE IN RAIN COVERAGE TONIGHT
  THROUGH THURSDAY AS THE REMNANTS OF ODILE MOVE ACROSS FROM THE
  WEST.

* NORMALLY DRY ARROYOS...STREAMS...AND RIVER COULD BE QUICKLY
  FILLED WITH FAST MOVING WATER...MUD AND DEBRIS. LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS WILL LIKELY BECOME IMPASSABLE. SEVERAL RIVERS WILL
  LIKELY REACH BANKFULL AND RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE. FLOODING OF
  HOMES AND BUSINESSES IN LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE AREAS WILL
  BE POSSIBLE. SOME FLOODING COULD BECOME LIFE THREATENING.
  PEOPLE LIVING IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE
  ACTION IF RISING WATER IS SEEN.

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.

&&

$$

ROGASH

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1148 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

...MOISTURE AND STORM DYNAMICS FROM TROPICAL STORM ODILE TO KEEP
FLASH FLOOD POTENTIAL ELEVATED ACROSS SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO AND
FAR WEST TEXAS THROUGH THURSDAY...

.THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM ODILE IS MAKING SLOW PROGRESS
THROUGH SOUTHEAST ARIZONA AND WILL TRACK INTO THE GILA REGION
TONIGHT AND THURSDAY. DEEP SOUTHERLY FLOW IMPORTED A VERY WET
TROPICAL ATMOSPHERE OVER THE BORDERLAND AHEAD OF THIS SYSTEM.
WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING RAIN SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVER SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO
AND FAR WEST TEXAS THROUGH THURSDAY. 2 TO 5 INCHES OF RAINFALL IS
LIKELY OVER SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS EXPECTED
FOR THE GILA REGION. EXCESSIVE RUNOFF OVER THE GILA REGION WILL
CAUSE THE LEVELS IN THE GILA REGION TO RISE TO NEAR OR ABOVE
FLOOD STAGE ON THURSDAY.

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NORTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY-SOUTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MIMBRES...FAYWOOD...HURLEY...
GRANT COUNTY AIRPORT...ANIMAS...HACHITA...ANTELOPE WELLS...
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RADIUM SPRINGS...LAS CRUCES...VADO...SUNLAND PARK
1148 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NM...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...EASTERN
  BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS...LOWLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL...NORTHERN
  DONA ANA COUNTY...SIERRA COUNTY LAKES...SOUTHERN DONA ANA
  COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY...SOUTHERN GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES
  VALLEY...SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN AND UPLANDS OF THE
  BOOTHEEL.

* THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING

* SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY WITH MODERATE TO
  HEAVY RAIN. AN AREA-WIDE INCREASE IN RAIN COVERAGE TONIGHT
  THROUGH THURSDAY AS THE REMNANTS OF ODILE MOVE ACROSS FROM THE
  WEST.

* NORMALLY DRY ARROYOS...STREAMS...AND RIVER COULD BE QUICKLY
  FILLED WITH FAST MOVING WATER...MUD AND DEBRIS. LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS WILL LIKELY BECOME IMPASSABLE. SEVERAL RIVERS WILL
  LIKELY REACH BANKFUL AND RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE. FLOODING OF
  HOMES AND BUSINESSES IN LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE AREAS WILL
  BE POSSIBLE. SOME FLOODING COULD BECOME LIFE THREATENING.
  PEOPLE LIVING IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE
  ACTION IF RISING WATER IS SEEN.

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 ALBUQUERQUE NM
951 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

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SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
951 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS...EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY...
  LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY...SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY... SOUTH
  CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...SOUTHWEST CHAVES
  COUNTY...SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS AND UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY.

* THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON

* DEEP TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE OVER SOUTHERN
  AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO THROUGH THURSDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN
  WIDESPREAD RAIN...HEAVY AT TIMES...WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS.
  ADDITIONAL RAIN FALLING ON AREAS THAT HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED
  HEAVY RAIN DURING THE PAST DAY OR SO WILL INCREASE THE ALREADY
  SERIOUS FLASH FLOOD THREAT. OF PARTICULAR CONCERN WILL BE THE
  UPPER GILA REGION...SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND HIGHLANDS WHERE
  INTENSE DOWNPOURS COULD PRODUCE RAINFALL RATES OVER 2 INCHES PER
  HOUR. THE FLASH FLOOD THREAT WILL INCREASE THROUGH THURSDAY. THIS
  EXTENDED THREAT PERIOD COULD RESULT IN POTENTIALLY LIFE-
  THREATENING FLASH FLOOD SITUATIONS. MINOR FLOODING COULD ALSO
  DEVELOP IN LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE SAN FRANCISCO RIVER AS WELL
  AS THE RIO BONITO.

* THE FLASH FLOODING THREAT WILL BE ESPECIALLY HIGH DOWNSTREAM OF
  RECENT BURN SCARS. ABRUPT FLOWS OF WATER...ASH...AND DEBRIS COULD
  DEVELOP AFTER HEAVY DOWNPOURS IMPACT THE AREA. RESIDENTS AND
  TRAVELERS THROUGH THE WATCH AREA SHOULD REMAIN ALERT AS FLASH
  FLOOD WARNINGS MAY BE ISSUED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH
FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

SHY

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
717 PM MST WED SEP 17 2014

AZZ503-507>515-181400-
/O.CON.KTWC.FF.A.0008.000000T0000Z-140919T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
UPPER SANTA CRUZ RIVER VALLEY/ALTAR VALLEY-
UPPER SAN PEDRO RIVER VALLEY-
EASTERN COCHISE COUNTY BELOW 5000 FEET-UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-
WHITE MOUNTAINS OF GRAHAM AND GREENLEE COUNTIES-
GALIURO AND PINALENO MOUNTAINS-CHIRICAHUA MOUNTAINS-
DRAGOON AND MULE AND HUACHUCA AND SANTA RITA MOUNTAINS-
CATALINA AND RINCON MOUNTAINS-BABOQUIVARI MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NOGALES...SIERRA VISTA...BENSON...
WILLCOX...CLIFTON...SAFFORD...HANNAGAN MEADOW...MOUNT GRAHAM...
CHIRICAHUA NM...BISBEE...CANELO HILLS...MOUNT LEMMON...
SUMMERHAVEN
717 PM MST WED SEP 17 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...BABOQUIVARI MOUNTAINS...CATALINA AND RINCON
  MOUNTAINS...CHIRICAHUA MOUNTAINS...DRAGOON AND MULE AND
  HUACHUCA AND SANTA RITA MOUNTAINS...EASTERN COCHISE COUNTY
  BELOW 5000 FEET...GALIURO AND PINALENO MOUNTAINS...UPPER GILA
  RIVER VALLEY...UPPER SAN PEDRO RIVER VALLEY...UPPER SANTA CRUZ
  RIVER VALLEY/ALTAR VALLEY AND WHITE MOUNTAINS OF GRAHAM AND
  GREENLEE COUNTIES.

* THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON

* NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO
  MOVE ACROSS LOCALES EAST AND SOUTH OF TUCSON INTO THURSDAY.
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL VARY WIDELY...BUT THE HEAVIEST STORM TOTAL
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH LATE THURSDAY WILL LIKELY RANGE FROM 3
  TO 5 INCHES...WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS OF 5 TO NEAR 8 INCHES...
  ESPECIALLY ACROSS SOME OF THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN PEAKS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE BECOMING FAVORABLE
FOR WIDESPREAD FLASH FLOODING TO DEVELOP. MONITOR FORECASTS
CLOSELY AND BE READY TO TAKE QUICK ACTION IF FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS
ARE ISSUED.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE
THE DANGERS OF FLASH FLOODS.  IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED...ACT
QUICKLY. TURN AROUND AND TAKE ANOTHER ROUTE.

LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL RADIO OR TELEVISION
STATIONS...OR YOUR CABLE TELEVISION PROVIDER FOR UPDATES ON THIS
FLASH FLOOD THREAT.

&&

$$

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