Culberson

Areal Flood Warning:

Issued at: 4:27 PM CDT on September 20, 2014, expires at: 10:15 PM CDT on September 20, 2014
  • The National Weather Service in Midland has issued a
  • Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in... southeastern Ector County in West Texas... extreme southeastern Loving County in West Texas... southwestern Midland County in West Texas... Crane County in West Texas... north central Pecos County in southwest Texas... western Upton County in West Texas... Ward County in West Texas... extreme southwestern Winkler County in West Texas... extreme east central Reeves County in southwest Texas...
  • until 1015 PM CDT
  • at 420 PM CDT...multiple secondary roads in the warned area were experiencing flooding due to heavy rainfall that occurred earlier. Flooding was reported on Highway 385 between Odessa and McCamey. A stretch of ranch Road 11 east of Grandfalls was also reportedly closed. Additional locally heavy rainfall was also occurring across portions of the warned area. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Streams and drainages affected include but are not limited to... Landreth Draw...Pecos River...Leon creek...Comanche creek and Johnson Draw. Most flooding deaths are preventable... and many occur when motorists drive across flooded roadways. It is never safe to drive on flooded roads. It takes only a few inches of rapidly flowing water to quickly carry away your vehicle. Turn around...dont drown. For Road conditions in Texas...please call the Texas Department of Transportation at 1 800 452 9292...or visit http://www.Dot.State.TX.US. For Road conditions in New Mexico...please call the New Mexico Department of Transportation at 1 800 432 4269...or visit http://nmshtd.State.Nm.US/Road-info. Lat...Lon 3150 10330 3166 10333 3165 10279 3173 10210 3118 10213 3109 10230 3109 10238 3105 10240 3090 10260 3125 10290 3137 10312 05 414 PM CDT Sat Sep 20 2014 The National Weather Service in Midland has issued a
  • Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in... Loving County in West Texas... western Ward County in West Texas... extreme northwestern Winkler County in West Texas... northern Reeves County in southwest Texas... northeastern Culberson County in southwest Texas... southern Lea County in southeast New Mexico... southeastern Eddy County in southeast New Mexico...
  • until 1015 PM CDT/915 PM MDT/
  • at 406 PM CDT...flooding from previous rainfall continued over southern Eddy County and Lea County in New Mexico into northeast Culberson County...northern Reeves County...Loving County and western Ward County. Numerous roads remain closed in southeast New Mexico as well as Highway 302 west of Kermit. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross safely. For Road conditions in Texas...please call the Texas Department of Transportation at 1 800 452 9292...or visit http://www.Dot.State.TX.US. For Road conditions in New Mexico...please call the New Mexico Department of Transportation at 1 800 432 4269...or visit http://nmshtd.State.Nm.US/Road-info. Lat...Lon 3253 10409 3251 10374 3226 10371 3223 10308 3202 10308 3201 10332 3165 10334 3149 10330 3143 10320 3136 10312 3131 10325 3135 10351 3168 10443 3201 10479 05 1016 am CDT Sat Sep 20 2014 The National Weather Service in has issued a
  • Flood Warning for the Rio Grande at Johnson Ranch.
  • From Monday afternoon until further notice, or until the warning is cancelled.
  • At 9am Saturday the stage was 14.3 feet (4.4 meters).
  • Flooding is forecast.
  • Flood stage is 15.0 feet (4.6 meters).
  • Forecast...rise above flood stage by Monday early afternoon and continue to rise to near 15.6 feet (4.8 meters) by Wednesday early afternoon.
  • Impact...at 15.0 feet (4.6 meters), flood stage is reached. Moderate lowland flooding begins. Roads that lead to Cottonwood Campground and River Road may flood. Stages are practically synonymous with the gage at Cottonwood Campground at Castolon (cstt2), and therefore represent The Reach from Santa Elena Canyon through Cottonwood Campground, where damage may occur. Cattle also graze in The Lowlands, and may be threatened. This crest compares to a previous crest of 15.1 feet (4.6 meters) on Jul 22 2013. Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (feet): bf fld observed forecast location stg stg stage day time Sat Sat sun sun 1pm 7pm 1am 7am Johnson Ranch 12.0 15.0 14.3 Sat 9 am 13.8 12.8 12.6 12.9 Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (meters): bf fld observed forecast location stg stg stage day time Sat Sat sun sun 1pm 7pm 1am 7am Johnson Ranch 3.7 4.6 4.4 Sat 9 am 4.2 3.9 3.8 3.9 Lat...Lon 2900 10349 2912 10340 2915 10312 2896 10305 2895 10338

Areal Flood Warning:

Issued at: 4:14 PM CDT on September 20, 2014, expires at: 9:15 PM MDT on September 20, 2014
  • The National Weather Service in Midland has issued a
  • Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in... Loving County in West Texas... western Ward County in West Texas... extreme northwestern Winkler County in West Texas... northern Reeves County in southwest Texas... northeastern Culberson County in southwest Texas... southern Lea County in southeast New Mexico... southeastern Eddy County in southeast New Mexico...
  • until 1015 PM CDT/915 PM MDT/
  • at 406 PM CDT...flooding from previous rainfall continued over southern Eddy County and Lea County in New Mexico into northeast Culberson County...northern Reeves County...Loving County and western Ward County. Numerous roads remain closed in southeast New Mexico as well as Highway 302 west of Kermit. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross safely. For Road conditions in Texas...please call the Texas Department of Transportation at 1 800 452 9292...or visit http://www.Dot.State.TX.US. For Road conditions in New Mexico...please call the New Mexico Department of Transportation at 1 800 432 4269...or visit http://nmshtd.State.Nm.US/Road-info. Lat...Lon 3253 10409 3251 10374 3226 10371 3223 10308 3202 10308 3201 10332 3165 10334 3149 10330 3143 10320 3136 10312 3131 10325 3135 10351 3168 10443 3201 10479 05

Flash Flood Watch:

Issued at: 1:29 PM MDT on September 20, 2014/, expires at: 6:00 PM MDT on September 21, 2014
  • ...Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Sunday 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.
  • Through Sunday evening
  • an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain is possible in the watch area through Sunday...with isolated amounts of 3 to 5 inches.
  • Flooding of rivers...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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