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-
/O.CON.KMAF.FF.W.0031.000000T0000Z-160824T0130Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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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