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New Mexico, West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:55 AM MDT on July 31, 2014

Expires 10:00 AM EDT on August 02, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 8 am MDT this morning
through Saturday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of nm... including the following areas... central
Tularosa basin... east slopes Sacramento Mountains below 7500
feet... eastern Black Range foothills... northern Dona Ana
County... Otero Mesa... Sacramento Mountains above 7500 feet...
Sierra County lakes... southern Gila foothills/Mimbres valley...
southern Gila Highlands/Black Range... southern Tularosa basin
and west slopes Sacramento Mountains below 7500 feet.

* Saturated soil conditions from previous rains combined with
expected heavy rainfall over the next 3 days will generate
excessive rain runoff with a potential for flash flooding
along drainages... small streams... arroyos and low lying areas.

* 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.





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Alabama - Record Report
Alaska - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Record Report
American Samoa - Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
California - Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Colorado - Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Record Report
Georgia - Record Report
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Illinois - Public Information Statement
Indiana - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Record Report
Maine - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Maryland - Record Report
Mississippi - Record Report
Missouri - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
Nevada - Flash Flood Watch
New Mexico - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory
New York - Severe Thunderstorm Warning
North Carolina - Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Record Report
Oklahoma - Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Oregon - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
South Carolina - Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Record Report
Virginia - Record Report
Washington - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Wyoming - Record Report