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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.

Areal Flood Warning:

Issued at: 11:44 am CDT on September 20, 2014, expires at: 3:30 PM MDT on September 20, 2014
  • ...The Flood Warning remains in effect until 430 PM CDT/330 PM MDT/ for small streams in southeastern eddy...southern Lea...northeastern Culberson...northern Reeves...western Ward and Loving counties... At 1138 am CDT...the Reeves County emergency manager reported runoff from heavy rain to the west and northwest of Pecos has resulted in flood water inundating the northwest side of the city of Pecos. Evacuations of 2 to 3 trailer Parks and approximately 20 homes is underway. This is a dangerous situation...so move to higher ground if flood waters approach your location! At 1127 am CDT...a spotter in New Mexico reported widespread Road closures across southern Eddy County...including some roads in Carlsbad. Travel is not recommended in southern Eddy County... northern Culberson County or northern Reeves County today. A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or has been reported. Stream rises will be slow and flash flooding is not expected. However...all interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately. Precautionary/preparedness actions... 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. Lat...Lon 3253 10410 3251 10374 3226 10371 3223 10308 3202 10308 3200 10333 3165 10334 3132 10324 3168 10443 3201 10479
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