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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
243 AM MDT THU JUL 30 2015

NMZ502-505-508-509-520-524>526-301800-
/O.EXB.KABQ.FF.A.0011.150730T0900Z-150731T1000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
243 AM MDT THU JUL 30 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE MUCH OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NM...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...CHUSKA MOUNTAINS...LOWER RIO
  GRANDE VALLEY...SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY...SOUTH CENTRAL
  HIGHLANDS...SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS...
  UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY AND WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU.

* THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT

* A VERY MOIST SUBTROPICAL AIR MASS HAS CONTINUED TO MOVE OVER
  MUCH OF NEW MEXICO. REPEATED BURSTS OF SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM
  ACTIVITY ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY AND LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
  WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL. RAINFALL RATES
  WILL COMMONLY APPROACH 1 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR WITH SOME HEAVIER
  DOWNPOURS POSSIBLE IN LOCALIZED AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH
FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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