Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
427 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING FOR SOUTHEAST
NEW MEXICO... THE GUADALUPE AND DAVIS MOUNTAINS...VAN HORN
REGION... PORTIONS OF THE UPPER TRANS PECOS AND PERMIAN BASIN...

.REMNANTS OF TROPICAL SYSTEM ODILE CONTINUE TO DRIFT EAST ACROSS
NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS TODAY. THIS ALONG WITH ADDITIONAL
INFLUENCE FROM T.S. POLO WILL TO FEED ABUNDANT PACIFIC MOISTURE
INTO THE REGION. HEAVY RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN OVER PARTS OF THE
AREA DURING THE PAST COUPLE OF DAYS WITH POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL
HEAVY RAIN OVER THESE SAME AREAS TODAY AND TODAY.  MODERATE TO
HEAVY SHOWERS ALONG WITH THUNDERSTORMS WILL KEEP THE POTENTIAL
FOR FLASH FLOODING ACROSS SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MUCH OF WEST
TEXAS TODAY.

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-074-258-200000-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-
GLASSCOCK-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...TATUM...
HOBBS...LOVINGTON...EUNICE...JAL...SEMINOLE...LAMESA...SNYDER...
ANDREWS...STANTON...BIG SPRING...COLORADO CITY...VAN HORN...
PECOS...MENTONE...RED BLUFF LAKE...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...
GARDEN CITY...ALPINE...PINE SPRINGS
427 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014 /327 AM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014/

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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...DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA...
  DAWSON...ECTOR...GAINES...GLASSCOCK...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...
  HOWARD...LOVING...MARTIN...MIDLAND...MITCHELL...REEVES COUNTY
  AND UPPER TRANS PECOS...SCURRY...VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54
  CORRIDOR AND WINKLER.

* THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING

* ABUNDANT MOISTURE FROM THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM ODILE
  WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE INTO THE REGION.  AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2
  INCHES OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH AREA THROUGH TONIGHT...
  WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 3 INCHES OR MORE.

* 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.

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