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
253 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING FOR THE
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS...SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...AND VAN HORN AND THE
HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR...

.REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM ODILE WILL MOVE NORTHEAST INTO
ARIZONA THROUGH TONIGHT...BRINGING INCREASED MOISTURE AND
INCREASING CHANCES OF RAINFALL TO WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO. FAVORED AREAS FOR HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE IN AND AROUND
THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND ALL OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO. THESE
AREAS RECEIVED HEAVY RAINFALL ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY OF LAST WEEK
AND SOILS ARE ALREADY NEAR SATURATION. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL
WILL GENERATE RUNOFF QUICKLY AND INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH
FLOODING. THIS WATCH MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED THROUGH THE DAY
THURSDAY IF THE THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING PERSISTS.

NMZ029-033-034-180400-
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NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TATUM...HOBBS...LOVINGTON...EUNICE...
JAL
153 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND/ODESSA HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE ALL OF LEA COUNTY.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* ABUNDANT MOISTURE FROM THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM ODILE WILL
  MOVE INTO THE REGION THROUGH TONIGHT...INCREASING THE CHANCES FOR
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL ON ALREADY
  SATURATED SOILS. ONE INCH OF RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE IN THESE
  AREAS...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OVER 2 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* 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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GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...VAN HORN...
PINE SPRINGS
253 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014 /153 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014/

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* EDDY COUNTY PLAINS...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND VAN HORN AND
  HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR.

* THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING

* ABUNDANT MOISTURE FROM THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM ODILE
  WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION THROUGH TONIGHT...INCREASING THE
  CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL
  ON ALREADY SATURATED SOILS. ONE INCH OF RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE
  IN THESE AREAS...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OVER 2 INCHES
  POSSIBLE.

* 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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