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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
439 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND URBAN FLOODING POSSIBLE TODAY...

.A VERY MOIST AND UNSTABLE TROPICAL AIRMASS REMAINS IN PLACE OVER
MUCH OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS THIS MORNING. THE CONTINUED PRESENCE OF
THIS TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL MAINTAIN THE THREAT OF LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL FROM SLOW MOVING STRONG SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGHOUT THE DAY TODAY. DAYTIME HEATING INCREASING LATER TODAY
WILL ALSO HELP ENHANCE THE THREAT OF MORE SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM
ACTIVITY THIS AFTERNOON. SOME AREAS WITHIN THE WATCH AREA COULD
SEE RAINFALL TOTALS TODAY OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS
RANGING FROM 3 TO 4 INCHES. THE COMBINATION OF THE RECENT HEAVY
RAINFALL ACROSS THE MIDDLE AND LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND THE
POTENTIAL RAINFALL TODAY MAY PRODUCE LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING IN
ZAPATA...STARR... HIDALGO AND INLAND CAMERON COUNTIES.

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ZAPATA-STARR-HIDALGO-INLAND CAMERON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ZAPATA...RIO GRANDE CITY...ROMA...
MCALLEN...EDINBURG...PHARR...MISSION...WESLACO...BROWNSVILLE...
HARLINGEN
439 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BROWNSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...HIDALGO...INLAND CAMERON...
  STARR AND ZAPATA.

* UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON

* VERY MOIST AND UNSTABLE TROPICAL AIR REMAINS IN PLACE OVER MUCH
  OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS THIS MORNING. THE CONTINUED PRESENCE OF THIS
  TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL MAINTAIN THE THREAT OF LOCALLY HEAVY
  RAINFALL FROM SLOW MOVING STRONG SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
  THROUGHOUT THE DAY. SOME AREAS WITHIN THE WATCH AREA COULD SEE
  RAINFALL TOTALS TODAY OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS
  RANGING FROM 3 TO 4 INCHES. THE COMBINATION OF THE RECENT HEAVY
  RAINFALL ACROSS THE MIDDLE AND LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND THE
  POTENTIAL RAINFALL TODAY MAY PRODUCE LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING IN
  THE WATCH AREA. THE URBAN AREAS IN HIDALGO AND INLAND CAMERON
  COUNTIES WILL BE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO LOCALIZED FLOODING IF
  HEAVY RAINS IMPACT THESE AREAS.

* FLASH FLOODING COULD LEAD TO WATER COVERING ROADWAYS AND
  INTERSECTIONS AND MAKING TRAVEL VERY DANGEROUS. LOW LYING AREAS
  COULD BY INUNDATED BY FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RESIDENTS...PARTICULARLY THOSE IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS...AS WELL AS
THOSE LIVING NEAR SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS...SHOULD BE PREPARED TO
MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IF FLOODING OCCURS.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
235 AM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...LOCALIZED HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION
LATER SATURDAY AND LINGER THROUGH SUNDAY. THIS LOW WILL TAP
TROPICAL MOISTURE TO THE SOUTH AND BRING A HEIGHTENED RISK OF
HEAVY RAIN. FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.

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NORTHERN ELKO COUNTY-SOUTHEASTERN ELKO COUNTY-
RUBY MOUNTAINS/EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL ELKO COUNTY-
NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY-NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JACKPOT...WILDHORSE...OWYHEE...
SILVER ZONE PASS...WEST WENDOVER...SECRET PASS...
LAMOILLE CANYON...HARRISON PASS....ELY...RUTH...MCGILL...
CONNORS PASS...GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK...BATTLE MOUNTAIN...
AUSTIN...EUREKA...DIAMOND VALLEY...ELKO...SPRING CREEK...CARLIN...
WELLS...RUBY VALLEY...PEQUOP SUMMIT...TONOPAH...ROUND MOUNTAIN...
DUCKWATER...CURRANT SUMMIT
235 AM PDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ELKO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL NEVADA...NORTH
  CENTRAL NEVADA...NORTHEAST NEVADA AND SOUTH CENTRAL NEVADA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL NEVADA...WHITE
  PINE COUNTY. IN NORTH CENTRAL NEVADA...NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY
  AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY AND SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND
  SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY. IN NORTHEAST NEVADA...NORTHERN ELKO
  COUNTY...RUBY MOUNTAINS/EAST HUMBOLDT RANGE...SOUTH CENTRAL
  ELKO COUNTY...SOUTHEASTERN ELKO COUNTY AND SOUTHWESTERN ELKO
  COUNTY. IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEVADA...NORTHEASTERN NYE COUNTY AND
  NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY.

* FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL ASSOCIATED WITH AN UPPER LEVEL LOW MAY
  PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING ACROSS MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN...PARTICULARLY
  BURN SCARS. THE GREATEST RISK OF FLASH FLOODING IS IN EAST-
  CENTRAL NEVADA...BUT POTENTIAL EXISTS FURTHER NORTH AND WEST AS
  WELL.

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.

&&

$$

RCM

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
358 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH UNTIL EVENING FOR SOUTHEAST
NEW MEXICO...THE GUADALUPE AND DAVIS MOUNTAINS...VAN HORN REGION...
MOST OF THE TRANS PECOS... AND THE PERMIAN BASIN...

.REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM ODILE CONTINUE TO SLOWLY DRIFT EAST OVER
THE REGION.  THESE REMNANTS... ALONG WITH ADDITIONAL MOISTURE FROM
T.S. POLO... WILL CONTINUE TO KEEP LOCALLY AVAILABLE MOISTURE WELL
ABOVE NORMAL.  HEAVY RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN OVER PARTS OF THE AREA
DURING THE PAST COUPLE OF DAYS WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL
HEAVY RAIN OVER THESE SAME AREAS TODAY.  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 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-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
358 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014 /258 AM MDT SAT SEP 20 2014/

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT 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.

* UNTIL THIS EVENING

* 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 OR GREATER.

* 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.

&&

$$

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