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New Mexico, Northeast Highlands

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 7:38 AM MDT on July 28, 2014

Expires 5:00 AM EDT on July 29, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from noon MDT today through
late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of north and central New Mexico... including the
following areas... east slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains...
eastern San Miguel County... far northeast Highlands... Harding
County... Jemez Mountains... northeast Highlands... northern Sangre
de Cristo Mountains above 9500 feet/Red River... Raton
ridge/Johnson Mesa... San Juan Mountains... south central
mountains... southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 9500 feet...
Southwest Mountains... Union County and west slopes Sangre de
Cristo Mountains.

* From noon MDT today through late tonight

* the combination of widespread... slow moving thunderstorms and
saturated ground will support the threat of flash flooding
across the northeast quarter of New Mexico and areas in and near
the high terrain of northern... western and south central New
Mexico.

* Much of the northeast plains received heavy rain on Sunday and
Sunday night and this area will see quick responses to any heavy
rain today. Additionally... steep terrain and especially burn
scars will be particularly susceptible to flash flooding. Areas
near arroyos... small streams and creeks are also favored for
flash flooding. Monitor the latest forecasts closely and be
prepared to take immediate action if a warning or advisory is
issued.

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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