Flash Flood Watch:
Issued at: 9:48 PM MDT on September 17, 2014/, expires at: 6:00 AM MDT on September 18, 2014
- ...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 am CDT /6 am MDT/ Thursday... The Flash Flood Watch continues for
- portions of southeast New Mexico and southwest 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 southwest Texas...Guadalupe Mountains and Van Horn and Highway 54 corridor.
- Until 7 am CDT /6 am MDT/ Thursday
- abundant moisture from the remnants of Tropical Storm Odile will move into the region through tonight...increasing the chances for showers and thunderstorms producing heavy rainfall on already saturated soils. One inch of rainfall is possible in these areas...with locally higher amounts over 2 inches possible.
- 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.