Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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WGUS74 KMAF 240019
FFSMAF

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
619 PM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

NMC015-240130-
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EDDY NM-
619 PM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 PM MDT FOR
SOUTHWESTERN EDDY COUNTY...

AT 611 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY
RAIN ACROSS DARK CANYON DRAW ABOVE CARLSBAD.  DARK CANYON ROAD IS CLOSED
TO TRAFFIC AND THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING EXISTS IN THE CITY OF
CARLSBAD.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
CARLSBAD...LIVING DESERT STATE PARK...CARLSBAD NORTH...CARLSBAD CAVERNS
NATIONAL PARK...CAVERN CITY AIR TERMINAL AND OTIS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

REMAIN ALERT FOR FLOODING EVEN IN LOCATIONS NOT RECEIVING RAIN.
ARROYOS...STREAMS...AND RIVERS CAN BECOME RAGING KILLER CURRENTS IN A
MATTER OF MINUTES...EVEN FROM DISTANT RAINFALL.

&&

LAT...LON 3246 10433 3247 10420 3234 10416 3221 10437
      3211 10469 3233 10467 3234 10454 3242 10445

$$

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424
WGUS74 KMAF 212023
FFSMAF

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
223 PM MDT SUN AUG 21 2016

NMC015-212245-
/O.CON.KMAF.FF.W.0029.000000T0000Z-160821T2245Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
EDDY NM-
223 PM MDT SUN AUG 21 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 445 PM MDT FOR
CENTRAL EDDY COUNTY...

AT 220 PM MDT...THE LOCAL FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED A ROAD FLOODED
AND WASHED OUT SOUTHWEST OF CARLSBAD DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS OVER
CARLSBAD AND THE SURROUNDING AREA. ROADS IN CARLSBAD CONTINUE TO
HAVE STANDING WATER. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.
FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
CARLSBAD...AVALON...CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK...
LIVING DESERT STATE PARK...WHITES CITY...LAKEWOOD...
BRANTLEY LAKE STATE PARK...CARLSBAD NORTH...
CAVERN CITY AIR TERMINAL...LAKE AVALON AND OTIS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. IT IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW WHERE
YOU ARE RELATIVE TO STREAMS...RIVERS...OR CREEKS WHICH CAN BECOME
KILLERS IN HEAVY RAINS. CAMPERS AND HIKERS SHOULD AVOID STREAMS OR
CREEKS.

&&

LAT...LON 3202 10446 3202 10474 3240 10448 3272 10437
      3275 10408 3239 10406

$$

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154
WGUS74 KMAF 211745
FFSMAF

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
1145 AM MDT SUN AUG 21 2016

NMC015-211945-
/O.CON.KMAF.FF.W.0028.000000T0000Z-160821T1945Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
EDDY NM-
1145 AM MDT SUN AUG 21 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 145 PM MDT FOR
CENTRAL EDDY COUNTY...

AT 1134 AM MDT...A TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED FLOODING IN
CARLSBAD...WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES OF WATER FLOWING OVER SOME ROADS. AT
1140 AM MDT...THUNDERSTORMS WERE PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL OF NEAR
ONE INCH PER HOUR OVER CARLSBAD...WHITES CITY AND AVALON.
THEREFORE...ADDITIONAL FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
CARLSBAD...AVALON...CARLSBAD CAVERNS NATIONAL PARK...
LIVING DESERT STATE PARK...WHITES CITY...LAKEWOOD...
BRANTLEY LAKE STATE PARK...CARLSBAD NORTH...
CAVERN CITY AIR TERMINAL...LAKE AVALON AND OTIS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 3202 10446 3202 10474 3240 10448 3272 10437
      3275 10408 3239 10406

$$

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