Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3
000
WGUS74 KMAF 232149
FFSMAF

Flash Flood Statement
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
349 PM MDT WED MAY 23 2018

NMC015-232345-
/O.CON.KMAF.FF.W.0004.000000T0000Z-180523T2345Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Eddy NM-
349 PM MDT WED MAY 23 2018

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 545 PM MDT FOR
SOUTHWESTERN EDDY COUNTY...

At 348 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy
rain across the warned area. One to three inches of rain have
already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Whites City, Lincoln National Forest
and Queen.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Remain alert for flooding even in locations not receiving rain.
Arroyos, streams, and rivers can become raging killer currents in a
matter of minutes, even from distant rainfall.

&&

LAT...LON 3232 10484 3238 10437 3219 10428 3201 10427
      3200 10484

$$

67



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.