Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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WGUS84 KMAF 292052
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
252 PM MDT SUN MAY 29 2016

NMC015-292345-
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EDDY NM-
252 PM MDT SUN MAY 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND  HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL EDDY COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 545 PM MDT

* AT 251 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS IN AND AROUND THE CARLSBAD AREA. THIS WILL CAUSE
  URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO ONE
  INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN AND HIGH RAINFALL RATES ARE
  BEING DETECTED IN THIS AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CARLSBAD...CARLSBAD NORTH...LOVING...AVALON...CAVERN CITY AIR TERMINAL...
  LAKE AVALON...BRANTLEY LAKE STATE PARK...OTIS AND LIVING DESERT STATE
  PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3266 10417 3229 10402 3222 10447 3251 10461

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