Flash Flood Warning
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX
314 PM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL OTERO COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 615 PM MDT

* AT 308 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE
  WARNED AREA.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  WEED...
  SACRAMENTO...
  BLUFF SPRINGS...
  HAY CANYON...
  CHIQUITA CREEK...
  CHIQUITA CANYON...

DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED VERY HEAVY RAINFALL OVER 1 TO 2 INCHES
DURING THE LAST HOURS FELL SOUTHEAST OF BLUFF SPRINGS FEEDING INTO
THE CANYONS DOWNSTREAM.

RESIDENTS AT LOWER ELEVATIONS IN AREAS SUCH AS SACRAMENTO AND WEED
SHOULD BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE RAPID RISES IN CREEKS AND STREAMS
DURING THE NEXT 2 TO 3 HOURS IF RUNOFF MAKES IT TO THESE AREAS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF .5 TO 1.0 INCH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED
AREA.

FLOODING IS IS LIKELY 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 AND MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. IT ONLY TAKES A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO
CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3283 10547 3271 10543 3274 10576 3285 10574

$$

NOVLAN






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