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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 6:14 PM CDT on September 21, 2014

Expires 1:15 AM EDT on September 22, 2014


The National Weather Service in Midland has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
flooding from heavy rain along the Pecos River...
western Loving County in West Texas...
western Ward County in West Texas...
north central Reeves County in southwest Texas...

* until 1215 am CDT

* at 603 PM CDT... Reeves County emergency management officials
continued to conduct mandatory evacuations from the Pecos River
to U.S. Highway 285 due to river flooding.

Additional rainfall in the area as well as any additional spillage
from Red Bluff Reservoir will cause additional rises along the river
and aggravate ongoing flooding concerns.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or has been reported.
Stream rises will be slow and flash flooding is not expected.
However... all interested parties should take necessary precautions
immediately.


Lat... Lon 3174 10382 3200 10400 3200 10382 3183 10376
      3174 10361 3165 10349 3156 10348 3148 10344
      3146 10339 3144 10337 3144 10331 3136 10331
      3138 10342 3139 10343 3154 10354 3160 10356
      3168 10371




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:24 PM MDT on September 21, 2014

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on September 22, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Monday afternoon...

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... 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 Monday morning

* an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain is possible in the watch
area today... with isolated amounts of 3 to 5 inches possible...
particularly in southeast New Mexico as well as the central and
northern Permian Basin.

* 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 5:05 PM CDT on September 21, 2014



... Preliminary rainfall reports since September 18...

Location amount time/date

... New Mexico...

... Eddy...
3 W Whites City 5.87 in 0352 PM 09/21
2 E Carlsbad 4.32 in 0448 PM 09/21
Carlsbad co-op 3.67 in 0600 am 09/21
2 WSW Carlsbad north 3.61 in 0450 PM 09/21
7 NW Maljamar 3.51 in 0440 PM 09/21
Dark Canyon Road 1.73 in 0800 am 09/21
3 ENE Queen 1.48 in 0413 PM 09/21

... Lea...
18 NE Red Bluff Lake 4.92 in 0439 PM 09/21
Nadine 2e 3.16 in 0900 am 09/21
2 ESE Hobbs 2.76 in 0800 am 09/21
Hobbs 5nw mesonet 2.44 in 0800 am 09/21
Hobbs 2.31 in 0449 PM 09/21
2 WSW Tatum 1.38 in 0446 PM 09/21
2 WSW Tatum 1.35 in 0800 am 09/21
Tatum co-op 1.21 in 0700 am 09/21
3 SSE Hobbs 0.06 in 0445 PM 09/21

... Texas...

... Andrews...
1 E Andrews 1.56 in 0400 PM 09/21
Andrews cnty ap 1.21 in 0655 am 09/21
Andrews #2 coop 0.86 in 0800 am 09/21

... Borden...
2 ESE Gail 14.94 in 0400 PM 09/21
Gail 9.21 in 0438 PM 09/21
3 W Fluvanna 7.82 in 0800 am 09/21

... Brewster...
Persimmon Gap mesonet 1.30 in 0800 am 09/21
west corazones coop 1.22 in 0800 am 09/21
Study Butte 1.19 in 0450 PM 09/21
7 WNW Castolon 1.15 in 0415 PM 09/21
Lake Ament 1.04 in 0800 am 09/21
1 ENE alpine 0.90 in 0439 PM 09/21
10 se Castolon 0.86 in 0415 PM 09/21
Terlingua 0.80 in 0600 am 09/21
6 N Paisano Pass 0.76 in 0450 PM 09/21
Chisos basin 0.71 in 0353 PM 09/21
7 WNW alpine 0.69 in 0400 PM 09/21
18 SW Marathon 0.67 in 0438 PM 09/21
Chisos basin co-op 0.67 in 0800 am 09/21
Boquillas Ranger station gage 0.48 in 0400 PM 09/21
alpine co-op 0.46 in 0800 am 09/21
1 W Castolon 0.46 in 0350 PM 09/21
Persimmon Gap co-op 0.37 in 0800 am 09/21
Panther Junction co-op 0.33 in 0700 am 09/21
Panther Junction 0.30 in 0438 PM 09/21
Rio Grande Village 0.27 in 0800 am 09/21
5 E alpine 0.27 in 0444 PM 09/21

... Culberson...
1 E McKittrick Canyon 2.48 in 0404 PM 09/21
Pine Springs 1.60 in 0352 PM 09/21
Pine Springs 1.53 in 0800 am 09/21
2 NNW Pine Springs 1.49 in 0438 PM 09/21
Guadalupe Pass ASOS 0.89 in 0551 am 09/21
3 WNW McKittrick Canyon 0.65 in 0354 PM 09/21
Van Horn co-op 0.20 in 0820 am 09/21

... Dawson...
Lamesa 1sse co-op 1.57 in 0737 am 09/21
2 se Lamesa 1.45 in 0800 am 09/21

... Ector...
Odessa 1se co-op 1.73 in 0600 am 09/21
Odessa-Schlemeyer Field airpor 1.73 in 0653 am 09/21

... Gaines...
1 NE Seminole 2.67 in 0400 PM 09/21
Seminole co-op 2.39 in 0700 am 09/21
Gaines County Airport-AWOS 2.19 in 0655 am 09/21
Seagraves 1.16 in 0800 am 09/21

... Glasscock...
4 SW Saint Lawrence 0.34 in 0800 am 09/21

... Howard...
Big Spring 5ne co-op 1.55 in 0800 am 09/21
Lomax 1sse mesonet 0.78 in 0800 am 09/21
Big Spring AWOS 0.34 in 0655 am 09/21

... Jeff Davis...
Mount Locke co-op 0.82 in 0833 am 09/21
Fort Davis co-op 0.72 in 0430 PM 09/21
1 NE Fort Davis 0.72 in 0403 PM 09/21
Kent 8se co-op 0.38 in 0700 am 09/21

... Midland...
4 W Midland 2.13 in 0700 am 09/21
Midland international 0.71 in 0653 am 09/21
Midland RAWS 0.67 in 0403 PM 09/21

... Mitchell...
Beals creek near Westbrook gag 0.57 in 0430 PM 09/21

... Pecos...
Pecos River nr Grandfalls 2.71 in 0345 PM 09/21
Coyanosa 2n mesonet 2.48 in 0800 am 09/21
Bakersfield co-op 1.13 in 0700 am 09/21
Fort Stockton-Pecos co Arpt as 0.28 in 0553 am 09/21

... Presidio...
Municipal Airport AWOS 0.59 in 0655 am 09/21
Presidio 2 0.16 in 1000 am 09/21
5 ESE Presidio 0.02 in 0415 PM 09/21
Presidio lely Intl 0.01 in 0555 am 09/21
2 N Candelaria 0.01 in 0415 PM 09/21

... Reagan...
Big Lake 2 co-op 3.26 in 0700 am 09/21
Big Lake 1wnw mesonet 2.80 in 0800 am 09/21
Cope ranch co-op 0.38 in 0700 am 09/21

... Reeves...
10 WNW Coyanosa 0.91 in 0440 PM 09/21
Pecos Municipal Airport AWOS 0.49 in 0555 am 09/21

... Scurry...
3 E Snyder 1.99 in 0800 am 09/21
Snyder co-op 1.97 in 0700 am 09/21

... Terrell...
Brotherton ranch river gage 0.28 in 0400 PM 09/21
17 se Dryden 0.14 in 0415 PM 09/21
Dryden ASOS 0.01 in 0653 am 09/21

... Ward...
Pecos River gage 0.56 in 0400 PM 09/21

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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