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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:48 PM MDT on September 22, 2014

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on September 23, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Tuesday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of southeast New Mexico and Texas... including the
following areas... in southeast New Mexico... central Lea
County... Eddy County plains... Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy
County... northern Lea County and southern Lea County. In
Texas... Guadalupe Mountains... Loving... Reeves County and upper
trans Pecos... Van Horn and Highway 54 corridor... Ward and
Winkler.

* Through Tuesday morning

* an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain is possible in the watch
area today... with isolated amounts of up to 3 inches possible.

* 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.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:14 PM MDT on September 22, 2014


... Public information statement...

Below is a list of Eddy County Road closures

724 White City Road
725 Longhorn Road at Pecos River
720 Black River Village closed from Highway 285 to bounds
742 John d forehand at the river
408 Dark Canyon
716 Higby hole at the river
95 Joy
746 McDonald Road at the river
29 crossbuck
788 Dogtown
20 bronc
795 harroun Road at the bridge
19 Trails End
418 Washington ranch at Black River
10 braid
731 onsurez
718 Ogden
59 Bolton
19 Trails End
12 Armstrong
29 crossbuck
34 Lake Road
31 Lakewood
427 Jones
124 firehouse
44 fanning
133 bittersweet
1 flat valley
719 horizon
30 Capitan reef
Champion Cove

Carlsbad Road closures

Boyd drive at radio Blvd
lower Tansill
Calloway drive
San Jose at Dark Canyon
Hidalgo at Dark Canyon

Artesia Road closures

Roselawn, 10th and Bowman are all closed at the low water crossings.
State Road 137 is closed.

Carlsbad caverns remain closed.

Do not cross barricades: turn around, dont drown.


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