New Mexico Weather Alerts, Southern Colorado Weather Alerts

Flash Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • San Juan Mountains
  • Jemez Mountains
  • West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains
  • Upper Rio Grande Valley

Flash Flood Watch Remains In Effect Until 9 Pm Mdt This Evening
The Flash Flood Watch Continues For
- A Portion Of North And Central New Mexico Including The
Following Areas Central Highlands De Baca County East
Slopes Sangre De Cristo Mountains Eastern Lincoln County
Eastern San Miguel County Far Northeast Highlands Guadalupe
County Harding County Jemez Mountains Northeast Highlands
Northern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Above 9500 Feet/red River
Quay County Raton Ridge/johnson Mesa San Juan Mountains
South Central Mountains Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains
Above 9500 Feet Union County Upper Rio Grande Valley And West
Slopes Sangre De Cristo Mountains.
- Until 9 Pm Mdt This Evening
- An Upper Level Disturbance Will Slowly Move Eastward Across
Central And Northern New Mexico Triggering Showers And
Thunderstorms Over Much Of The Area. Weak Steering Flow Aloft
Combined With A Very Moist Airmass In Place Will Result In Slow
Moving Thunderstorms That Will Be Capable Of Producing Very Heavy
Rain And Flash Flooding.
- Locations Where The Ground Is Already Saturated From Recent
Rainfall Will Be Favored For Flash Flooding. Other Vulnerable
Locations Will Include Steep Terrain Urban Areas And Burn
Scars. Keep A Watchful Eye On Arroyos And Small Streams And
Stay Out Of Flooded Low Water Crossings. 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.

Flash Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Southern San Luis Valley
  • Alamosa Vicinity/Central San Luis Valley Below 8500 Ft

Flash Flood Watch Remains In Effect Until Midnight Mdt
Tonight
The Flash Flood Watch Continues For
- Portions Of Central Colorado And South Central Colorado
Including The Following Areas In Central Colorado Eastern
Sawatch Range Mosquito Range And Upper Arkansas River
Valley. In South Central Colorado Central San Luis Valley
Eastern San Juan Mountains La Garita Mountains Northern
San Luis Valley Southern San Luis Valley And Upper Rio
Grande Valley.
- Until Midnight Mdt Tonight
- Monsoon Moisture Will Remain Over Colorado Today. An Embedded
Disturbance Over Western Colorado Will Move Across The Region
Today Enhancing Thunderstorm Coverage During The Afternoon And
Evening Hours. Locally Heavy Rainfall Will Be Possible With
Rainfall Rates Of Up To 2 Inches Per Hour.
- Flooding Of Urban Areas Creeks Streams And Normally Dry
Washes Will Be Possible This Afternoon And Evening. Heavy
Rainfall On Burn Scars May Result In Dangerous Mud And Ash
Flows.
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.

Flash Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft
  • Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft

Flash Flood Watch Remains In Effect Through Wednesday
Afternoon
The Flash Flood Watch Continues For
- Portions Of East Central Colorado South Central Colorado And
Southeast Colorado Including The Following Areas In East
Central Colorado El Paso County And Teller County And The
Rampart Range. In South Central Colorado Fremont County
Northern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Southern Sangre De
Cristo Mountains Wet Mountain Valley And Wet Mountains. In
Southeast Colorado Baca County Bent County Crowley
County Eastern Kiowa County Eastern Las Animas County
Huerfano County Otero County Prowers County Pueblo
County Western Kiowa County And Western Las Animas County.
- Through Wednesday Afternoon
- Monsoon Moisture Will Remain Over Southeast Colorado. At The
Surface Easterly Upslope Flow Will Enhance Thunderstorm
Development Over The Mountains. Additional Thunderstorms Will
Develop Over The Plains Through The Late Afternoon And
Overnight Hours Which May Continue Into Wednesday.
Thunderstorms Will Be Slow Moving With Rainfall Rates Of Up To
Two Inches Per Hour.
- Flooding Of Urban Areas Creeks Arroyos And Normally Dry
Washes Will Be Possible This Afternoon Through Wednesday.
Heavy Rainfall On Burn Scars May Result In Dangerous Mud And
Ash Flows. High Flows May Occur On Area Streams And Rivers Due
To Increased Runoff.
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.

Flash Flood Watch

Flash Flood Watch Remains In Effect From Noon Mdt Today
Through This Evening
The Flash Flood Watch Continues For
- Portions Of Colorado And Utah Including The Following
Areas In Colorado Animas River Basin Central Colorado
River Basin Central Gunnison And Uncompahgre River Basin
Central Yampa River Basin Debeque To Silt Corridor
Elkhead And Park Mountains Flattops Gore And Elk
Mountains/central Mountain Valleys Grand Valley Grand And
Battlement Mesas Lower Yampa River Basin Northwest San
Juan Mountains Paradox Valley/lower Dolores River Roan And
Tavaputs Plateaus San Juan River Basin Southwest San Juan
Mountains Uncompahgre Plateau And Dallas Divide Upper
Gunnison River Valley Upper Yampa River Basin And West Elk
And Sawatch Mountains. In Utah Arches/grand Flat Eastern
Uinta Basin Eastern Uinta Mountains La Sal And Abajo
Mountains And Tavaputs Plateau.
- From Noon Mdt Today Through This Evening
- Flash Flooding Is Possible This Afternoon And Evening Due To
Heavy Rainfall From Monsoonal Moisture And Another Disturbance
That Will Move Across Northern And Central Colorado And Utah.
Storms Will Also Be Slow Moving Further Increasing Flash
Flooding Risks.
- Debris And Mud Flows Will Be Possible Especially Near Old Burn
Scars. Normally Dry Washes And Small Streams May Fill Rapidly.
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.

Areal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Chaves
  • Curry
  • De Baca
  • Guadalupe
  • Harding
  • Lincoln
  • Quay
  • Roosevelt
  • San Miguel

The National Weather Service In Albuquerque Has Issued An
- Arroyo And Small Stream Flood Advisory For
Southeastern Lincoln County In Central New Mexico
Curry County In East Central New Mexico
De Baca County In East Central New Mexico
Eastern Guadalupe County In East Central New Mexico
Quay County In East Central New Mexico
Roosevelt County In East Central New Mexico
Extreme Southeastern Harding County In Northeast New Mexico
Southeastern San Miguel County In Northeast New Mexico
Chaves County In Southeast New Mexico
- Until 130 Pm Mdt
- At 929 Am Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated
An Area Of Moderate Rain With Embedded Thunder Moving East Across
The East Central And Southeast Plains Of New Mexico. Rainfall
Amounts Will Range From One Tenth To One Half Inch Although
Spotty Higher Amounts Near One Inch Are Possible Across Portions
Of Curry And Roosevelt Counties. Much Of This Rain Will Fall On
Grounds Already Saturated From Thunderstorms Last Night. Several
Roads Are Already Impassable And Many More Will Become Inundated
With Water Between Roswell Fort Sumner Santa Rosa Tucumcari
And Clovis.
- Strong Flows And High Water Levels Are Expected In Arroyos Small
Streams And Over Low Water Crossings.
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.