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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
951 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

SCZ043>045-049-050-052-011200-
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INLAND COLLETON-DORCHESTER-INLAND BERKELEY-COASTAL COLLETON-
CHARLESTON-TIDAL BERKELEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WALTERBORO...ST. GEORGE...SUMMERVILLE...
MONCKS CORNER...EDISTO BEACH...CHARLESTON...DANIEL ISLAND...
NAVAL WEAPONS STATION CHARLESTON
951 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...CHARLESTON...COASTAL COLLETON... DORCHESTER...INLAND
  BERKELEY...INLAND COLLETON AND TIDAL BERKELEY.

* THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING

* SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO REDEVELOP
  OVERNIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING AND AFFECT PORTIONS OF
  CHARLESTON...BERKELEY...DORCHESTER AND COLLETON COUNTIES.
  BETWEEN 4 AND 8 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER PORTIONS OF THESE
  COUNTIES SINCE EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON WHICH RESULTED IN
  SIGNIFICANT FLASH FLOODING IN SOME LOCATIONS. ANY ADDITIONAL
  HEAVY RAINFALL THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING COULD RESULT IN RENEWED
  FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE PREPARED TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS
PRONE TO FLOODING. IF FLOODING DEVELOPS...MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND
IMMEDIATELY. IF DRIVING...BE PREPARED FOR FLOODED ROADWAYS AND
POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE WA
511 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE ON RECENT BURN AREAS FRIDAY...

.BRIEF DOWNPOURS FROM ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COULD
PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING ACROSS AREAS THAT HAVE EXPERIENCED RECENT
WILDFIRES. DEBRIS FLOWS AND RAPID RUNOFF WOULD BE A SIGNIFICANT
THREAT IN THIS CASE.

WAZ041>043-010815-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WENATCHEE AREA-EAST SLOPES NORTHERN CASCADES-OKANOGAN VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WENATCHEE...CHELAN...ENTIAT...
CASHMERE...LEAVENWORTH...MAZAMA...TWISP...WINTHROP...STEHEKIN...
CONCONULLY...OMAK...OKANOGAN...BREWSTER...BRIDGEPORT...OROVILLE...
NESPELEM
511 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...EAST SLOPES NORTHERN
  CASCADES...OKANOGAN VALLEY AND WENATCHEE AREA.

* FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING

* ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING POCKETS OF HEAVIER
  RAINFALL COULD LINGER OVER RECENT AND PAST BURN SCARS FROM
  WILDFIRES.

* THE HIGHEST THREAT AREA WILL BE IN AND NEAR THE METHOW VALLEY
  WITH THE CARLTON COMPLEX FIRE...AND DOWNSTREAM INCLUDING ALL
  CREEKS AND STREAMS. COUNTY ROADS COULD SEE WASHOUTS AND HIGHWAY
  20 COULD ALSO BE AFFECTED FROM PATEROS TO METHOW...TWISP AND
  WINTHROP. THE MILLS CANYON BURN AND CHIWAUKUM COMPLEX WILL ALSO
  BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO SIMILAR DEBRIS FLOWS.

* RAPID DEBRIS FLOWS AND RUNOFF COULD QUICKLY BLOCK
  ROADS...OVERWHELM SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND BE A THREAT FOR
  ANY PERSONS OR TOWNS NEAR BURN SCARS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING OR DEBRIS FLOWS. FLASH FLOODING AND DEBRIS
FLOWS ARE VERY DANGEROUS. PERSONS IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD REMAIN
ALERT TO CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS...MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO
OR OTHER WEATHER INFORMATION SOURCES.  BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
ON SHORT NOTICE IF HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURS OR IF FLASH FLOOD
WARNINGS ARE ISSUED.

FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA VISIT
HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFO=OTX

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
335 PM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

...HEAVY RAINS WITH FLASH FLOODING POTENTIAL FOR TODAY THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.A MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS IS IN PLACE OVER SOUTHERN NEW
MEXICO AND FAR WEST TEXAS. PORTIONS OF THE AREA HAVE ALREADY
RECEIVED HEAVY RAINFALL THE LAST FEW DAYS...RESULTING IN SATURATED
SOIL CONDITIONS. A FRONTAL BOUNDARY OVER EL PASO AND OTERO
COUNTIES WILL CONTINUE MOVING WEST TONIGHT AND HELP INITIATE
FURTHER SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT IN THE AREA. WITH
ABUNDANT MOISTURE IN PLACE...STORMS WILL BE ABLE TO PRODUCE HEAVY
RAINFALL. EXCESSIVE RAIN RUNOFF WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE
FLOODING ALONG DRAINAGES...ARROYOS AND SMALL STREAMS.
ADDITIONALLY...POORLY DRAINED LOW LYING AREAS AND ROADS WILL SEE
INCREASED PONDING OF WATER. THIS MOIST RAINY PATTERN WILL PERSIST
THROUGH AT LEAST SATURDAY...AND LIKELY INTO SUNDAY.

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-011300-
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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...GILA HOT SPRINGS...BUCKHORN...
MULE CREEK...CLIFF...SILVER CITY...LAKE ROBERTS...KINGSTON...
FORT BAYARD...MIMBRES...FAYWOOD...HURLEY...GRANT COUNTY AIRPORT...
LORDSBURG...REDROCK...VIRDEN...ANIMAS...HACHITA...
ANTELOPE WELLS...CLOVERDALE...DEMING...COLUMBUS...HILLSBORO...
WINSTON...TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES...DERRY...SPACEPORT...GARFIELD...
HATCH...RADIUM SPRINGS...LAS CRUCES...VADO...SUNLAND PARK...
ALAMOGORDO...TULAROSA...WHITE SANDS MONUMENT...OROGRANDE...
WHITE SANDS RANGE HEADQUARTERS...CHAPARRAL...MESCALERO...
MOUNTAIN PARK...TIMBERON...CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...APACHE SUMMIT...
MAYHILL...SACRAMENTO...PINON...CROW FLATS...DOWNTOWN...
WEST EL PASO...UPPER VALLEY...FORT BLISS...SOCORRO...
EAST AND NORTHEAST EL PASO...HUECO TANKS...LOMA LINDA...
DELL CITY...CORNUDAS...SALT FLAT...SIERRA BLANCA...FABENS...
TORNILLO...FORT HANCOCK
335 PM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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...EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS...LOWLANDS OF
  THE BOOTHEEL...NORTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY...OTERO MESA...
  SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET...SIERRA COUNTY LAKES...
  SOUTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY...SOUTHERN GILA
  FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY...SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK
  RANGE...SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN...SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA
  RIVER VALLEY...SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN...UPLANDS OF THE
  BOOTHEEL...UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY 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 SATURDAY MORNING

* WIDESPREAD AREAS OF RAINFALL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES...WITH A FEW
  AREAS POSSIBLY TOTALING 4-5 INCHES...THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

* NORMALLY DRY ARROYOS AND STREAMS COULD BE QUICKLY FILLED WITH
  FAST MOVING WATER...MUD AND DEBRIS. LOW WATER CROSSING
  ROADWAYS COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE. FLOODING OF POORLY DRAINED
  STREETS AND INTERSECTIONS IS POSSIBLE FOR URBAN AREAS.

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 ELKO NV
138 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

NVZ031-033>041-010400-
/O.CON.KLKN.FF.A.0006.000000T0000Z-140801T0400Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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...
BATTLE MOUNTAIN...AUSTIN...EUREKA...DIAMOND VALLEY...ELKO...
SPRING CREEK...CARLIN...WELLS...RUBY VALLEY...PEQUOP SUMMIT...
TONOPAH...ROUND MOUNTAIN...DUCKWATER...CURRANT SUMMIT
138 PM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES 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.

* UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING

* SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SLOW-MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE
  LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.

* AREAS MOST PRONE TO FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE SMALL CREEKS AND
  STREAMS IN AND NEAR THE HIGHER TERRAIN...NEAR ANY BURN
  SCARS...AND NORMALLY DRY WASHES. ROCK SLIDES AND DEBRIS/WATER
  FLOWS OVER ROADWAYS ARE POSSIBLE. LOW LYING AREAS...WHERE MOST
  ROADS ARE...WILL BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLOODING.

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.

&&

$$

TURNER

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BOISE ID
236 PM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

ORZ061>063-010300-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
HARNEY COUNTY-BAKER COUNTY-MALHEUR COUNTY-
236 PM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT /8 PM PDT/ THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BOISE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST OREGON AND SOUTHEAST
  OREGON. THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHEAST
  OREGON...WESTERN AND NORTHERN BAKER COUNTY. IN SOUTHEAST
  OREGON...NORTHEASTERN HARNEY COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN MALHEUR
  COUNTY.

* UNTIL 9 PM MDT /8 PM PDT/ THIS EVENING.

* SLOW-MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN AND SMALL HAIL HAVE
  BEEN REPORTED IN THE WATCH AREA AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
  EVENING.

* FLOODING MAY WASH OUT ROADS ESPECIALLY IN AREAS OF STEEP
  TERRAIN.  LOW-LYING AREAS MAY FILL WITH WATER.

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 GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
359 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT...

.MOIST SOUTHEAST FLOW INTO THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS OF THE
WESTERN CAROLINAS AND NORTHEAST GEORGIA IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN
OVERNIGHT AS AN UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM APPROACHES FROM THE WEST.
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY
ACROSS MUCH OF THE WESTERN CAROLINAS AND NORTHEAST
GEORGIA...INCREASING THE CHANCE OF FLASH FLOODING.

GAZ010-017-018-026-028-029-NCZ033-048>053-058-059-062>065-501>510-
SCZ001>007-010>012-019-010400-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
RABUN-HABERSHAM-STEPHENS-FRANKLIN-HART-ELBERT-AVERY-MADISON-
YANCEY-MITCHELL-SWAIN-HAYWOOD-BUNCOMBE-GRAHAM-NORTHERN JACKSON-
MACON-SOUTHERN JACKSON-TRANSYLVANIA-HENDERSON-CALDWELL MOUNTAINS-
GREATER CALDWELL-BURKE MOUNTAINS-GREATER BURKE-MCDOWELL MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN MCDOWELL-RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS-GREATER RUTHERFORD-
POLK MOUNTAINS-EASTERN POLK-OCONEE MOUNTAINS-PICKENS MOUNTAINS-
GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS-GREATER OCONEE-GREATER PICKENS-
GREATER GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG-ANDERSON-ABBEVILLE-LAURENS-
GREENWOOD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...CLARKESVILLE...TOCCOA...
HARTWELL...ELBERTON...NEWLAND...SPRUCE PINE...CHEROKEE...
BRYSON CITY...WAYNESVILLE...ASHEVILLE...SYLVA...FRANKLIN...
BREVARD...HENDERSONVILLE...LENOIR...MORGANTON...MARION...
LAKE LURE...RUTHERFORD...COLUMBUS...GREENVILLE...SPARTANBURG...
ANDERSON...ABBEVILLE...LAURENS...GREENWOOD
359 PM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA...WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND
  UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  NORTHEAST GEORGIA...ELBERT...FRANKLIN...HABERSHAM...HART...
  RABUN AND STEPHENS. IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...AVERY...BURKE
  MOUNTAINS...BUNCOMBE...CALDWELL MOUNTAINS...EASTERN MCDOWELL...
  EASTERN POLK...GREATER BURKE...GREATER CALDWELL... GREATER
  RUTHERFORD...GRAHAM...HAYWOOD...HENDERSON...MCDOWELL
  MOUNTAINS...MACON...MADISON...MITCHELL...NORTHERN JACKSON...
  POLK MOUNTAINS...RUTHERFORD MOUNTAINS...SOUTHERN JACKSON...
  SWAIN...TRANSYLVANIA AND YANCEY. IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...
  ABBEVILLE...ANDERSON...GREATER GREENVILLE...GREATER OCONEE...
  GREATER PICKENS...GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS...GREENWOOD...
  LAURENS...OCONEE MOUNTAINS...PICKENS MOUNTAINS AND
  SPARTANBURG.

* THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* INCREASING MOIST SOUTHEAST FLOW WILL SUPPORT HEAVY RAINFALL
  ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.

* WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO RISE IN STREAMS AND CREEKS ACROSS
  THE WARNED AREA. POORLY DRAINED URBAN AREAS...AND LOW LYING
  AREAS NEAR STREAMS AND CREEKS...WILL BE ESPECIALLY VULNERABLE
  TO FLOODING. PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS WILL BE POSSIBLE AS
  WELL. THE AREA FROM ANDERSON TO GREENVILLE IN SOUTH CAROLINA
  WILL SEE THE FIRST IMPACTS...AS HEAVY RAINFALL HAS ALREADY
  OCCURRED THERE.

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
1217 PM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

NMZ504-506>508-511-512-514-515-518-521>523-529-010300-
/O.CON.KABQ.FF.A.0008.000000T0000Z-140801T1000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
1217 PM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE
  CRISTO MOUNTAINS...ESTANCIA VALLEY...JEMEZ MOUNTAINS...NORTHEAST
  HIGHLANDS...NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS...SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS...
  SANTA FE METRO AREA...SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE
  9500 FEET...SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS...WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...WEST
  CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* ABUNDANT MOISTURE IN PLACE AND PASSING DISTURBANCES ALOFT WILL
  PRODUCE SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE
  OF HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOODING. STORMS SHOULD BECOME MOST
  WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE WEST AND NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS THIS
  AFTERNOON...THEN THE FOCUS SHOULD SHIFT TO THE CENTRAL AND NORTH
  CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT HIGHLANDS DURING THE EVENING AND
  OVERNIGHT. SLOW STORM MOTIONS ARE EXPECTED WITH MOST CELLS
  DRIFTING TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST OR SOUTH.

* LOCATIONS WHERE THE GROUND IS ALREADY SATURATED FROM RECENT
  RAINFALL WILL BE FAVORED FOR FLASH FLOODING. OTHER VULNERABLE
  LOCATIONS WILL INCLUDE STEEP TERRAIN...URBAN AREAS AND BURN
  SCARS. KEEP A WATCHFUL EYE ON ARROYOS AND SMALL STREAMS... AND
  STAY OUT OF FLOODED LOW WATER CROSSINGS. MONITOR THE LATEST
  FORECASTS CLOSELY AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION IF A
  WARNING OR ADVISORY IS 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.

&&

$$

52

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1217 PM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

NMZ509-010300-
/O.EXA.KABQ.FF.A.0008.000000T0000Z-140801T1000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
1217 PM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE THE SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY OF
  WESTERN NEW MEXICO.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* ABUNDANT MOISTURE IN PLACE AND PASSING DISTURBANCES ALOFT WILL
  PRODUCE SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE
  OF HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOODING. STORMS SHOULD BECOME MOST
  WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE WESTERN HIGH TERRAIN OF NEW MEXICO THIS
  AFTERNOON AND INTO THE EVENING. VERY SLOW STORM MOTIONS ARE
  EXPECTED WITH MOST CELLS DRIFTING TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST OR SOUTH.

* AREAS ON THE WESTERN PERIPHERY OF THE WHITEWATER-BALDY BURN SCAR
  AND AREAS DOWNSTREAM INTO THE SAN FRANCISCO RIVER BASIN WILL BE
  ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING. SLOW-MOVING STORMS
  WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO
  INCHES IN A SHORT TIME...LEADING TO EXCESSIVE RUNOFF OF NOT ONLY
  WATER...BUT ALSO POSSIBLE ASH...LOGS...AND OTHER DEBRIS.

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.

&&

$$

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