Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
308 PM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MUCH OF WEST
TEXAS THROUGH TONIGHT...

.HEAVY RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER MUCH OF SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO AND
PORTIONS OF WEST TEXAS SINCE SUNDAY NIGHT.N UPPER LOW TO OUR WEST
WILL ENHANCE LIFT ACROSS THE REGION WHILE SURFACE HEATING LATER
TODAY WILL DESTABILIZE THE ATMOSPHERE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...
SOME CONTAINING HEAVY RAINFALL. SOILS ARE SATURATED AND HEAVY RAIN
MAY LEAD TO MORE FLASH FLOODING. THE WATCH MAY NEED TO BE EXTENDED
IN TIME IF MODEL TRENDS CONTINUE TO SHOW ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN
LATER THIS WEEK.

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GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-ANDREWS-MARTIN-VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-
WARD-CRANE-UPTON-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-
PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NP...TATUM...HOBBS...LOVINGTON...EUNICE...JAL...
SEMINOLE...LAMESA...ANDREWS...STANTON...VAN HORN...PECOS...
MENTONE...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...MONAHANS...CRANE...
MCCAMEY...RANKIN...ALPINE...FORT DAVIS...FORT STOCKTON...
PRESIDIO...MARFA...BIG BEND NP...MARATHON...DRYDEN...SANDERSON...
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
308 PM CDT MON AUG 29 2016 /208 PM MDT MON AUG 29 2016/

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES 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...BIG BEND AREA...CRANE...DAVIS/APACHE
  MOUNTAINS AREA...DAWSON...ECTOR...GAINES...GUADALUPE
  MOUNTAINS...LOVING...MARFA PLATEAU...MARTIN...MIDLAND...
  PECOS...PRESIDIO VALLEY...REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS
  PECOS...TERRELL...UPTON...VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR...
  WARD AND WINKLER.

* THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* HEAVY RAINFALL IS FORECAST OVER AREAS WHICH RECEIVED FLASH
  FLOODING SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. ANY ADDITIONAL
  RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING.

* LOW WATER CROSSINGS, BAR DITCHES, OILFIELD LEASE ROADS,
  UNDERPASSES, AND OTHER URBAN AREAS PRONE TO HIGH WATER.

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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