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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
359 PM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

NMZ526-534>540-182330-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLOVIS...ELK...FORT SUMNER...PICACHO...
PORTALES...ROSWELL...RUIDOSO...TUCUMCARI
359 PM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS
EASTWARD TO THE TEXAS BORDER THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON HOURS.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS WITH THESE STORMS WILL BE BETWEEN ONE QUARTER AND
ONE HALF INCH PER HOUR. AREAS THAT WILL BE AFFECTED INCLUDE
JICARILLA...RUIDOSO...DUNKEN...ELIDA...PORTALES AND RANCHVALE.
AREAS THAT HAVE RECEIVED HEAVY RAIN OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS MAY SEE
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY LOW LYING SPOTS AND POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS.

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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
339 PM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

NMZ526-535>540-191100-
/O.CON.KABQ.FF.A.0015.000000T0000Z-140919T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
339 PM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO INCLUDING THE CHAVES
  COUNTY PLAINS...CURRY COUNTY...DE BACA COUNTY...EASTERN LINCOLN
  COUNTY...ROOSEVELT COUNTY...SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND
  SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* REMNANT MOISTURE FROM FORMER HURRICANE ODILE IS LIKELY TO
  PRODUCE HEAVY RAIN AS IT STREAMS OVER THE SACRAMENTO AND CAPITAN
  MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS THE EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PLAINS THIS
  EVENING THROUGH TONIGHT. A FEW LOCATIONS MAY RECEIVE ADDITIONAL
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE FOR SOME AREAS INTO FRIDAY.

* AREAS THAT HAVE ALREADY OBSERVED RAINFALL WITHIN THE PAST 72
  HOURS WILL BE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING. IN
  ADDITION...AREAS WITH STEEP TERRAIN...URBAN LOCATIONS...AND
  AREAS DOWNSTREAM OF THE LITTLE BEAR BURN SCAR WILL ALSO BE AT A
  HIGH THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING. KEEP A WATCHFUL EYE ON SMALL
  STREAMS...ARROYOS... WASHES AND DITCHES...AND STAY OUT OF
  FLOODED LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

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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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
556 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

NMZ501>540-191200-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
556 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THE REMNANTS OF FORMER HURRICANE ODILE WILL CONTINUE TO POSE THE
POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING TODAY FROM THE SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS
EASTWARD ACROSS THE LOWER RIO GRANDE AND UPPER TULAROSA
VALLEYS...THE SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND HIGHLANDS...AND
NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE PLAINS OF CHAVES...DE BACA...ROOSEVELT
AND CURRY COUNTIES. AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL IS
POSSIBLE ACROSS THESE AREAS TODAY AND TONIGHT...WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE NEAR AND JUST EAST OF THE SOUTH CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS AND HIGHLANDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THE REMNANTS OF FORMER HURRICANE ODILE ARE FORECAST TO GRADUALLY
EXIT EASTERN NEW MEXICO LATE FRIDAY WITH A LINGERING POTENTIAL FOR
FLASH FLOODING DURING THE DAYTIME AND EVENING FROM THE SOUTH
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS EAST AND NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST AND
EAST CENTRAL PLAINS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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