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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:36 AM CDT on September 21, 2014

Expires 3:48 AM EDT on September 22, 2014


... A Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 1145 am CDT/1045 am
MDT/ for southern eddy... northern Culberson... northwestern Reeves and
Loving counties...

At 931 am MDT... moderate to heavy rainfall is along and near US 285
by Malaga to west of Orla. Additional hourly rainfall of a half an
inch to an inch is possible across this area. Due to recent
rains... this additional rainfall could cause more flash flooding.

Locations in the warning include but are not limited to Lake
Avalon... Cavern City Air Terminal... Carlsbad north... Brantley Lake
State Park... Otis... Loving... Carlsbad and Avalon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Most flooding deaths are preventable. Turn around... dont
drown.


Lat... Lon 3182 10483 3246 10443 3269 10433 3266 10395
      3245 10395 3224 10410 3199 10375 3199 10335
      3148 10386




1026 am CDT sun Sep 21 2014

The National Weather Service in has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Pecos River at Malaga 10s.
* Until late tonight, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9am Sunday the stage was 9.5 feet (2.9 meters).
* Flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet (6.1 meters).
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
rise to near 22.2 feet (6.8 meters) by this afternoon. The river
will fall below flood stage by this afternoon.

This crest compares to a previous crest of 21.7 feet (6.6 meters) on
Sep 19 2014.


Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (feet):

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time sun sun Mon Mon
                                                1pm 7pm 1am 7am
Malaga 10s 19.0 20.0 9.5 sun 9 am 22.2 14.9 11.9 10.7

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (meters):

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time sun sun Mon Mon
                                                1pm 7pm 1am 7am
Malaga 10s 5.8 6.1 2.9 sun 9 am 6.8 4.5 3.6 3.3


Lat... Lon 3213 10412 3211 10395 3205 10392 3203 10410 3207 10411





Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:54 AM MDT on September 21, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on September 21, 2014


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

The Flash Flood Watch continues 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... Borden... Crane... Davis/Apache Mountains
area... Dawson... Ector... Gaines... Glasscock... Guadalupe
Mountains... Howard... Loving... Martin... Midland... Mitchell...
Pecos... Reagan... Reeves County and upper trans Pecos...
Scurry... Upton... Van Horn and Highway 54 corridor... Ward and
Winkler.

* Through this evening

* an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain is possible in the watch
area today... with isolated amounts of 3 to 5 inches.

* 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.

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





Local Storm Report



09/20/2014 0400 PM

1 miles SW of Mentone, Loving County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Water flowing 8 inches over State Highway 302





09/20/2014 0130 am

Mentone, Loving County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            8-10 men stranded on oil field equipment due to high
            water in town.





09/20/2014 1207 am

1 miles SW of Mentone, Loving County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            State Highway 302 closed in Loving County due to Pecos
            River flooding Highway.



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