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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:01 AM MDT on August 02, 2015

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on August 03, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from noon MDT today through this
evening...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of north and central nm...
including the following areas... Central Highlands... Chuska
Mountains... east slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains... eastern San
Miguel County... Estancia valley... far northeast Highlands... far
northwest Highlands... Guadalupe County... Jemez Mountains... lower
Chama River Valley... middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro
area... northeast Highlands... northern Sangre de Cristos above
9500 feet/Red River... northwest Highlands... northwest plateau...
Raton ridge/Johnson Mesa... San Francisco River Valley... San Juan
Mountains... Sandia/Manzano Mountains... Santa Fe Metro area...
southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet... Southwest
Mountains... upper Rio Grande Valley... west Central Highlands...
west central mountains... west Central Plateau and west slopes
Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

* From noon MDT today through this evening

* a very moist airmass remains in place over much of New Mexico...
and this will once again support scattered to numerous showers
and thunderstorms... primarily over central to northwestern New
Mexico. Periods of heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding
with rainfall rates commonly approaching 1 to 3 inches per
hour.

* Locales that will be most susceptible to flash flooding include
those around steep terrain... urban drainages... and areas that
have recently experienced heavy rainfall over the past few days.

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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