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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:39 PM MDT on September 18, 2014

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect until 10 PM MDT this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* a portion of north and central New Mexico... including the lower
Rio Grande Valley... San Francisco River Valley... south Central
Highlands... Southwest Mountains and upper Tularosa Valley.

* Until 10 PM MDT this evening

* remnant moisture from former Hurricane Odile will continue
streaming over south central and southwest areas today before
shifting east of the area this evening. Locations south of
Highway 60 will be favored for additional rain
accumulation... some of which may be heavy.

* Locations where the ground is already saturated from recent
rainfall will be especially susceptible to flash flooding. Other
vulnerable locations will include urban areas... steep terrain and
burn scars. Keep a watchful eye on small streams and arroyos...
and avoid 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.

Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Special Weather Statement
Arizona - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Weather Statement , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Florida - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Public Information Statement
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Record Report
Maine - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory
Michigan - Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning , Record Report
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Nebraska - Record Report
Nevada - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Weather Statement , Record Report
New Hampshire - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
New Mexico - Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
New York - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory
Ohio - Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Utah - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Wyoming - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report

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