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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:52 AM MDT on August 30, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 30, 2016


The National Weather Service in Midland has issued a

* Flood Advisory for minor flooding in poor drainage areas for...
southwestern Lea County in southeastern New Mexico...
northeastern Eddy County in southeastern New Mexico...

* until 745 am MDT

* at 550 am MDT... Doppler radar indicated areas of moderate to heavy
rain that may cause minor flooding. Overflowing poor drainage
areas will result in minor flooding in the advisory area.
Up to one inch of rain has likely fallen over some areas.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Buckeye... Maljamar... Loco Hills...
halfway and Lea County zip Franklin Memorial Airport.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated... or
ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3234 10336 3233 10416 3297 10404 3297 10377
      3312 10376 3317 10341


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324 am CDT Tue Aug 30 2016 /224 am MDT Tue Aug 30 2016/

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through this evening...

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... Andrews... Big Bend area... Crane... Davis/Apache
Mountains area... Dawson... Ector... Gaines... Guadalupe
Mountains... Loving... Marfa Plateau... Martin... Midland...
Pecos... Presidio valley... Reeves County and upper trans
Pecos... Terrell... Upton... Van Horn and Highway 54 corridor...
Ward and Winkler.

* Through this evening

* heavy rainfall is forecast over areas which received flash
flooding Sunday night and Monday. Any additional rainfall could
cause flash flooding.

* Low water crossings... bar ditches... Oilfield lease roads...
underpasses... and other urban areas prone to high water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




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