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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
1135 PM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT...

.Continued development of thunderstorms in central Nebraska will
track east overnight, rolling over much of the same areas from
time to time. Heavy rainfall from these occasional bouts of
thunderstorms could drop total rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches
before sunrise. This amount of rain combined with nearly saturated
soils from rains over the past several day could lead to flash
flooding.

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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Platte-Colfax-Butler-Saunders-Seward-Lancaster-Saline-
Including the cities of Columbus, Schuyler, David City, Wahoo,
Ashland, Yutan, Seward, Milford, Lincoln, Crete, and Wilber
1135 PM CDT Sat Aug 19 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Omaha/Valley has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of east central Nebraska,
  northeast Nebraska, and southeast Nebraska, including the
  following areas, in east central Nebraska, Butler and
  Saunders. In northeast Nebraska, Colfax and Platte. In
  southeast Nebraska, Lancaster, Saline, and Seward.

* Until 7 AM CDT Sunday

* Continued development of thunderstorms overnight will lead to
  several bouts of locally heavy rainfall, with the potential for
  2 to 3 inches of rain before sunrise. This amount of rain, in
  combination with nearly saturated soils from recent rainfall,
  may lead to flash flooding.

* Flood waters are always difficult to see at night. Please use
  caution when driving, and never drive through water covering the
  road.

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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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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