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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:40 AM MDT on September 18, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on September 19, 2014


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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of nm and TX... including the following areas... in
nm... Grant... Hidalgo... Luna... Sierra... Dona Ana and Otero
counties and in TX... El Paso and Hudspeth counties.

* Through this evening

* scattered showers and thunderstorms today with moderate to heavy
rain at times as the remnants of Odile move across the area from
the west.

* Normally dry arroyos... streams... and river could be quickly
filled with fast moving water... mud and debris. Low water
crossings will likely become impassable. Several flooding of
homes and businesses in low lying and flood prone areas will be
possible. Some flooding could become life threatening. People
living in flood prone areas should be prepared to take action if
rising water is seen.

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.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:37 AM MDT on September 18, 2014


The following is a list of significant weather reports from the storm
that has been affecting our area over the last 24 hours. This
summary includes both official and unofficial observations. A storm
total list will be issued at the end of the event. Appreciation is
extended to cocorahs precpitation observers... citizen weather
observers (cwop)... Skywarn spotters... and other network operators
for sharing their data. This summary can also be found on our web
Page at weather.Gov/elpaso

**********************24 hour rainfall**********************

Location 24 hour time/date comments
                     rainfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

New Mexico

... Dona Ana County...
   5 NW Santa Teresa 1.45 700 am 9/18 elev 3829 ft cocorahs
   Mesilla Bosque S.P. 1.20 830 am 9/18 elev 3881 ft cocorahs
   1 SSE Santa Teresa 1.08 700 am 9/18 elev 3810 ft cocorahs
   1 SW Santa Teresa 0.91 655 am 9/18 elev 3928 ft cocorahs
   2 WSW Las Cruces 0.81 800 am 9/18 elev 4032 ft cocorahs
   8 SSW Anthony 0.78 700 am 9/18 elev 3757 ft cocorahs
   Santa Teresa NWS 0.66 600 am 9/18 elev 4108 ft NWS obs
   2 NNW Las Cruces 0.64 700 am 9/18 elev 4206 ft cocorahs
   4 SSW Las Cruces 0.61 700 am 9/18 elev 3878 ft cocorahs
   2 N Las Cruces 0.61 800 am 9/18 elev 4258 ft cocorahs
   4 NNE Las Cruces 0.59 700 am 9/18 elev 4338 ft cocorahs
   7 ESE Hatch 0.58 700 am 9/18 elev 4104 ft cocorahs
   5 NNW Las Cruces 0.57 715 am 9/18 elev 4193 ft cocorahs
   3 W Las Cruces 0.57 700 am 9/18 elev 3914 ft cocorahs
   1 W Las Cruces 0.56 700 am 9/18 elev 3990 ft cocorahs
   4 SW Las Cruces 0.56 700 am 9/18 elev 3890 ft cocorahs
   3 S Las Cruces 0.55 730 am 9/18 elev 3914 ft cocorahs
   4 W Las Cruces 0.55 745 am 9/18 elev 3912 ft cocorahs
   2 SW Las Cruces 0.54 700 am 9/18 elev 3892 ft cocorahs
   4 SSE Las Cruces 0.53 700 am 9/18 elev 4081 ft cocorahs
   1 SW Las Cruces 0.53 700 am 9/18 elev 4032 ft cocorahs
   3 NW Las Cruces 0.53 700 am 9/18 elev 4012 ft cocorahs
   2 WNW Las Cruces 0.51 700 am 9/18 elev 3966 ft cocorahs
   3 NNE Las Cruces 0.51 700 am 9/18 elev 4304 ft cocorahs

... Grant County...
   24 SSW Silver City 1.05 800 am 9/18 elev 6256 ft cocorahs
   White Signal 1.00 827 am 9/18 trained spotter
   29 W Deming 0.95 700 am 9/18 elev 4521 ft cocorahs

... Hidalgo County...
   2 N Rodeo 4.50 900 am 9/18 elev 4107 ft cocorahs
   5 NNE Rodeo 3.34 800 am 9/18 elev 4073 ft cocorahs

... Luna County...
   7 E rock hound state 1.31 704 am 9/18 trained spotter
   4 NNW Columbus 1.25 800 am 9/18 elev 4192 ft cocorahs
   6 NE Columbus 1.01 700 am 9/18 elev 4035 ft cocorahs
   16 WSW Deming 0.78 600 am 9/18 elev 4356 ft cocorahs
   19 NNE Deming 0.76 700 am 9/18 elev 4183 ft cocorahs
   16 S Deming 0.72 700 am 9/18 elev 4196 ft cocorahs
   16 ESE Deming 0.72 700 am 9/18 elev 4101 ft cocorahs
   8 S Deming 0.70 700 am 9/18 elev 4273 ft cocorahs

... Otero County...
   Sunspot 0.99 700 am 9/18 elev 9190 ft cocorahs
   5 NE Cloudcroft 0.82 700 am 9/18 elev 8327 ft cocorahs
   3 WNW Mayhill 0.72 700 am 9/18 elev 7262 ft cocorahs
   2 S Cloudcroft 0.68 700 am 9/18 elev 8723 ft cocorahs
   1 NNW Cloudcroft 0.57 700 am 9/18 elev 8839 ft cocorahs
   6 ENE La Luz 0.57 700 am 9/18 elev 6106 ft cocorahs

Texas

... El Paso County...
   8 se El Paso 3.11 700 am 9/18 elev 3967 ft cocorahs
   2 NNW Horizon City 2.42 700 am 9/18 elev 4035 ft cocorahs
   4 SSW El Paso 2.36 700 am 9/18 elev 3974 ft cocorahs
   6 se El Paso 2.35 700 am 9/18 elev 3955 ft cocorahs
   9 se El Paso 2.11 700 am 9/18 elev 3920 ft cocorahs
   1 NW El Paso 2.06 800 am 9/18 elev 3799 ft tceq
   El Paso Airport 1.96 600 am 9/18 elev 3917 ft ASOS
   3 SSW El Paso 1.94 802 am 9/18 elev 3972 ft cocorahs
   1 NNE Horizon City 1.89 800 am 9/18 elev 4033 ft cocorahs
   6 N El Paso 1.55 700 am 9/18 elev 4127 ft cocorahs
   11 E El Paso 1.52 800 am 9/18 elev 3895 ft cocorahs
   8 SW El Paso 1.44 700 am 9/18 elev 3853 ft cocorahs
   5 NNE El Paso 1.35 630 am 9/18 elev 3930 ft cocorahs
   2 SSW El Paso 1.32 700 am 9/18 elev 4005 ft cocorahs
   6 W El Paso 1.26 700 am 9/18 elev 4060 ft cocorahs
   11 ENE El Paso 1.21 515 am 9/18 elev 4007 ft cocorahs
   4 NW Socorro 1.19 700 am 9/18 elev 3673 ft cocorahs
   1 ENE Anthony 1.00 700 am 9/18 elev 3966 ft cocorahs
   5 W El Paso 0.98 639 am 9/18 elev 4335 ft cocorahs
   11 WNW El Paso 0.97 700 am 9/18 elev 3767 ft cocorahs
   6 WNW El Paso 0.93 620 am 9/18 elev 4364 ft cocorahs
   Anthony 0.92 845 am 9/18 elev 3837 ft cocorahs
   1 WSW El Paso 0.87 700 am 9/18 elev 4167 ft cocorahs
   8 WNW El Paso 0.86 700 am 9/18 elev 3997 ft cocorahs
   2 NW El Paso 0.85 700 am 9/18 elev 4236 ft cocorahs
   3 SW El Paso 0.85 800 am 9/18 elev 4783 ft cocorahs
   5 N El Paso 0.84 730 am 9/18 elev 4039 ft cocorahs
   5 WSW El Paso 0.83 430 am 9/18 elev 4152 ft cocorahs
   9 WNW El Paso 0.82 600 am 9/18 elev 3839 ft cocorahs
   3 NNE El Paso 0.79 700 am 9/18 elev 3921 ft cocorahs
   2 W El Paso 0.78 700 am 9/18 elev 4433 ft cocorahs

... Hudspeth County...
   1 E Salt Flat 2.90 700 am 9/18 elev 3710 ft cocorahs
   9 WSW Cornudas 2.54 632 am 9/18 elev 4536 ft cocorahs
   Cornudas 1.49 700 am 9/18 elev 4314 ft cocorahs
   tammen ranch 1.15 700 am 9/18 elev 4821 ft cocorahs
   11 NE Salt Flat 1.12 700 am 9/18 elev 3669 ft cocorahs
   1 SW Dell City 1.11 658 am 9/18 elev 3736 ft cocorahs
   21 NE Fort Hancock 1.10 700 am 9/18 elev 5013 ft cocorahs
   2 NW Acala 0.87 900 am 9/18 elev 3559 ft cocorahs
   13 N Sierra Blanca 0.78 700 am 9/18 elev 4599 ft cocorahs


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