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Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
1150 AM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

NMC015-TXC301-389-475-240000-
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LOVING-WARD-REEVES-EDDY-
1150 AM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR THE PECOS RIVER IN WEST TEXAS...
  SOUTHWESTERN LOVING COUNTY IN WEST TEXAS...
  NORTHWESTERN WARD COUNTY IN WEST TEXAS...
  NORTH CENTRAL REEVES COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TEXAS...
  EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN EDDY COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 700 PM CDT TUESDAY/600 PM MDT TUESDAY/

* AT 1142 AM CDT...NO ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
  EXPECTED THROUGH 3 PM CDT. HOWEVER...FLOOD WATER FROM UPSTREAM
  OVER SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO WILL SPILL OVER RED BLUFF
  RESERVOIR AND CONTINUE TO RESULT IN FLOODING ON THE PECOS RIVER
  FROM ORLA TO THE CITY OF PECOS. THE FLOOD THREAT ALONG THE
  PECOS RIVER IN WEST TEXAS WILL CONTINUE THE NEXT FEW DAYS BEFORE
  FLOOD WATERS UPSTREAM SUBSIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3148 10355 3160 10357 3176 10383 3200 10402
      3200 10389 3181 10376 3179 10368 3164 10348
      3149 10341 3145 10335 3137 10349

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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
901 AM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in New
Mexico...

  Pecos River below Carlsbad 2E, below Dark Canyon affecting Eddy
  County
  Dark Canyon Draw at Dark Canyon Carlsbad affecting Eddy County
  Black River above Black River Malaga 5W affecting Eddy County
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in New
Mexico...

  Pecos River near Artesia 6E affecting Eddy County

Recent heavy rains over Southeast New Mexico have ended and several
sites are now below flood stage, prompting the cancellation of the
Flood Warning in effect for the river below Carlsbad 2E, Dark Canyon
Draw, and the Black River. Elevated flows upstream will produce a
continued steady rise above minor flood stage at Artesia 6E, with
the river here cresting around 12 to 13 feet Wednesday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists are urged to heed flood warnings, and exercise caution if
traveling through this area.  Vehicle-related fatalities are the
number one source of flood fatalities in West Texas and New Mexico.
If you encounter a flooded stretch of roadway, do not attempt to
cross it.  You and your vehicle could be swept downstream in rushing
floodwaters.  Turn around, don`t drown!

River levels are high.  Ranchers and farmers should move livestock
and machinery out of flood-prone areas if time permits.

Keep in mind that any additional rainfall across the area could
significantly change the present forecast stage.

Additional information is available at:  www.weather.gov/midland

The next statement will be issued by this evening.

&&

NMC015-240600-
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801 AM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Pecos River near Artesia 6E.
* from this evening to late Wednesday night, or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* Flood stage is 12.5 feet (3.8 meters).
* Impact...At 12.5 feet (3.8 meters), the river reaches minor flood
  stage.  Structures at Wilbank Trucking, Inc., located approximately
  1/4 mile east of the gage, begin to flood.

This crest compares to a previous crest of 11.5 feet (3.5 meters) on
Jul 18 1991.

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (feet):

                   Bf  Fld  Observed                  Forecast
Location          Stg  Stg  Stage   Day  Time   Tue   Tue   Wed   Wed
                                                1PM   7PM   1AM   7AM
  Artesia 6E     12.0 12.5      M   M          12.1  12.4  12.8  12.9

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (meters):

                   Bf  Fld  Observed                  Forecast
Location          Stg  Stg  Stage   Day  Time   Tue   Tue   Wed   Wed
                                                1PM   7PM   1AM   7AM
  Artesia 6E      3.7  3.8      M   M           3.7   3.8   3.9   3.9

&&

LAT...LON 3297 10443 3297 10423 3285 10425 3265 10423 3264 10443


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Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
749 AM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

NMC015-TXC109-301-389-232045-
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/00000.0.MC.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LOVING-REEVES-CULBERSON-EDDY-
649 AM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...
  WESTERN LOVING COUNTY IN WEST TEXAS...
  NORTHERN REEVES COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TEXAS...
  NORTHERN CULBERSON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TEXAS...
  EDDY COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...

* UNTIL 245 PM MDT TUESDAY/345 PM CDT TUESDAY/

* AT 636 AM MDT...LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER
  EDDY COUNTY IN NEW MEXICO...OR NORTHERN CULBERSON...NORTHERN
  REEVES OR WESTERN LOVING COUNTIES SINCE 3 AM CDT/2 AM MDT.
  HOWEVER...SOME ROADS REMAIN CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER FROM
  FROM VERY HEAVY RAINFALL AND RUNOFF OVER THE LAST FEW DAYS.
  THEREFORE...THE FLOOD WARNING WILL CONTINUE IN THESE AREAS
  THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.
HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
IMMEDIATELY.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3200 10492 3201 10485 3241 10486 3292 10478
      3293 10384 3251 10385 3250 10374 3171 10375
      3171 10492 3197 10493

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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
451 AM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR THE
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND EDDY COUNTY PLAINS...

.TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND EDDY
COUNTY PLAINS THROUGH THIS EVENING...RESULTING IN A CONTINUING FLASH
FLOOD THREAT.  ALTHOUGH ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE NOT EXPECTED
TO BE HIGH...ALREADY SATURATED SOILS WILL PROMOTE EFFICIENT RUNOFF RESULTING
IN FLASH FLOODING...ESPECIALLY AT LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND AREAS WITH
POOR DRAINAGE.

NMZ027-028-TXZ258-232115-
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GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...
PINE SPRINGS
351 AM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND SOUTHWEST TEXAS...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...EDDY
  COUNTY PLAINS AND GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY.  IN
  SOUTHWEST TEXAS...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* UP TO AN ADDITIONAL INCH OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE IN THE WATCH AREA
  TODAY.

* FLOODING OF RIVERS...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.
WITH SATURATED SOILS...RUNOFF CAN CAUSE FLASH FLOODING QUICKLY.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
346 AM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-240900-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-
LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-
BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
346 AM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014 /246 AM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...SOUTHWEST TEXAS AND WEST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME MORE ISOLATED TODAY AND
MAINLY AFFECT SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND THE UPPER TRANS PECOS...
HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE WITH ANY STORM THAT FORMS. A FLASH
FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS AND EDDY
COUNTY PLAINS. ABUNDANT RAINFALL HAS ALREADY FALLEN IN THESE AREAS
OVER THE PAST SEVERAL DAYS...SO IT WILL NOT TAKE MUCH ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL TO RAISE CONCERNS FOR MORE FLOODING AND FLASH FLOODING.

ELEVATED FLOWS WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE RIO GRANDE TODAY AND
TONIGHT DUE TO RELEASES FROM RESERVOIRS IN MEXICO AND HEAVY
RAINFALL ON BOTH SIDES OF THE RIVER. TRIBUTARIES AND ARROYOS TO
THE PECOS RIVER... SUCH AS THE RIO PENASCO...FOUR MILE
DRAW...SOUTH SEVEN RIVERS...ROCKY ARROYO...DARK CANYON...BLACK
RIVER...DELAWARE RIVER...AND WALNUT CANYON HAVE BEEN FLUCTUATING
AS FLOOD WAVES MOVE DOWN CANYONS. ANY ADDITIONAL RAIN THAT FALLS
IN THOSE AREAS WILL CAUSE ADDITIONAL RISES...IF NOT FLOODING. ALSO
LINGERING FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS IN BORDEN AND SCURRY
COUNTIES IS STILL A CONCERN. FINALLY FLOODING ALONG THE PECOS
RIVER FROM RED BLUFF TO PECOS/BARSTOW IS STILL ONGOING AS IS MINOR
FLOODING ON THE COLORADO RIVER AT COLORADO CITY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS REMAINS IN THE
FORECAST WEDNESDAY.

THE RIO GRANDE...PECOS RIVER...AND ASSOCIATED TRIBUTARIES AND
ARROYOS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED DURING THE NEXT FEW DAYS DUE TO
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL. THE PECOS RIVER FROM RED BLUFF TO PECOS IS
NOT EXPECTED TO CREST UNTIL LATER THIS WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ALTHOUGH SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED...LOCAL EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT SHOULD STAY UP TO DATE ON THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN
FLASH FLOODING OR RIVER FLOODING OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

$$
THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WATCHES...WARNINGS...ADVISORIES...
AND STATEMENTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
MIDLAND CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT /LOWER CASE/
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MIDLAND







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