New Mexico Weather Alerts, Southern Colorado Weather Alerts

Flash Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Grant

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Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service El Paso Tx
258 Pm Mdt Mon Jul 28 2014
The National Weather Service In El Paso Has Issued A
- Flash Flood Warning For
Northeastern Grant County In South Central New Mexico
- Until 600 Pm Mdt
- At 256 Pm Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated
Slow Moving Thunderstorms With Very Heavy Rainfall Across The
Warned Area. Over One Inch Of Rain Has Been Estimated With A
Nearly Stationary Thunderstorm Still Occurring Over The Upper
Mimbres Basin. Water Is Expected To Flow Down The Basin Toward
Highway 35 And Camp Thunderbird.
- Locations Impacted Include
Cooney
Camp Thunderbird
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Flooding Is Occurring Or Is Imminent Near Silver Fire Burn Area.
Rapid Rises In Water And Quick Moving Debris Flows Are Possible.
Avoid Creeks And Drainages Near Burned Areas. Move To Higher Ground
Quickly. If Caught By Flash Flooding Or Debris Flows Call 911.
Flooding Is Occurring Or Is Imminent. It Is Important To Know Where
You Are Relative To Streams Rivers Or Creeks Which Can Become
Killers In Heavy Rains. Campers And Hikers Should Avoid Streams Or
Creeks And Move To Higher Ground.

Flash Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Rio Arriba

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Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Albuquerque Nm
417 Pm Mdt Mon Jul 28 2014
The National Weather Service In Albuquerque Has Issued A
- Flash Flood Warning For
Central Rio Arriba County In North Central New Mexico
- Until 615 Pm Mdt
- At 406 Pm Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated
Very Heavy Rain From A Thunderstorm Over Central Rio Arriba
County Or About 6 Miles Northwest Of Lindrith Along The
Continental Divide. Storms Producing Very The Heavy Rain Were
Training From South To North Along The Divide And Likely Into Oso
Canyon And Surrounding Drainages.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Do Not Drive Into Areas Where Water Covers The Roadway. Many Flash
Flood Deaths Occur In Automobiles.
Both Localized And Distant Heavy Rainfall Will Create Sudden And
Dangerous Flows In Arroyos And Over Low Water Crossings.

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 Until Midnight Mdt
Tonight
Flash Flood Watch In Effect From Tuesday Afternoon Through
Tuesday Evening
The Flash Flood Watch Continues For
- Portions Of East Central Colorado South Central Colorado And
Southeast Colorado Including The Following Areas El Paso And
Teller Counties And The Rampart Range The Eastern San Juan
Mountains Fremont County La Garita Mountains The Sangre De
Cristo Mountains Upper Rio Grande Valley Wet Mountain Valley
And Wet Mountains Baca County Bent County Crowley
County Las Animas County Huerfano County Otero
County And Pueblo County.
- Until Midnight Mdt Tonight
- Monsoon Moisture And Moist Easterly Upslope Flow Will Trigger
Slow Moving Thunderstorms Through This Evening. Rainfall Rates
Of Up To 2 Inches Per Hour Will Be Possible With The Stronger
Storms Which May Quickly Lead To Flash Flooding.
- Flooding Of Urban Areas Creeks Arroyos 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:

  • San Juan Mountains
  • Jemez Mountains
  • West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains

Flash Flood Watch Remains In Effect Through Late Tonight
The Flash Flood Watch Continues For
- A Portion Of North And Central New Mexico Including The
Following Areas Chuska Mountains 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.
- Through Late Tonight
- The Combination Of Numerous 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.

Flash Flood Watch

Flash Flood Watch Remains In Effect Until Midnight Mdt
Tonight
Flash Flood Watch In Effect From Tuesday Afternoon Through
Tuesday Evening
The Flash Flood Watch Continues For
- Portions Of Colorado And Utah Including The Following
Areas In Colorado Animas River Basin Central Gunnison
And Uncompahgre River Basin Grand Valley Grand And
Battlement Mesas Northwest San Juan Mountains Paradox
Valley/lower Dolores River San Juan River Basin Southwest
San Juan Mountains Uncompahgre Plateau And Dallas Divide
Upper Gunnison River Valley And West Elk And Sawatch
Mountains. In Utah Arches/grand Flat And La Sal And Abajo
Mountains.
- Until Midnight Mdt Tonight
- Flash Flooding Is Possible This Evening Due To Heavy Rainfall
From Monsoonal Moisture And A Disturbance That Will Move North
Over The Area. Storms Will Also Be Slow Moving Further
Increasing Flash Flooding Risks.
- Debris And Mud Flows Will Be Possible Especially Near Old Burn
Scars.
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:

  • Northwest Plateau
  • Far Northwest Highlands
  • Northwest Highlands
  • San Francisco River Valley

Flash Flood Watch In Effect Through Late Tonight
The National Weather Service In Albuquerque Has Expanded The
- Flash Flood Watch To Include A Portion Of North And Central New
Mexico Including The Following Areas Far Northwest
Highlands Northwest Highlands Northwest Plateau San
Francisco River Valley West Central Highlands West Central
Mountains And West Central Plateau.
- Through Late Tonight
- Numerous Slow Moving Thunderstorms Will Impact Areas Of Western
New Mexico Producing Heavy Rainfall Which Will Likely Lead To
Localized Flooding Late This Afternoon And Overnight.
- 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.

Areal Flood Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Rio Arriba

The National Weather Service In Albuquerque Has Issued An
- Arroyo And Small Stream Flood Advisory For
Central Rio Arriba County In North Central New Mexico
- Until 500 Pm Mdt
- At 253 Pm Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated
Heavy Rain 5 Miles East Of Lindrith Along And Near The Continental
Divide. High Flows In Oso Canyon Are Likely For The Next Couple Of
Hours.
- Strong Flows And High Water Levels Are Expected In Arroyos Small
Streams And Over Low Water Crossings. Rapid Runoff Can Also Be
Expected Immediately Over And Downstream From Wildfire Burn Scars.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Both Localized And Distant Heavy Rainfall Will Create Dangerous Flows
In Arroyos And Over Low Water Crossings. Do Not Attempt To Drive
Through These Waters. Water In Arroyos May Travel Many Miles And Take
Hours To Reach Your Location From Upstream Rain Areas.
Heavy Rainfall May Result In Flooding Of Road Intersections And Low
Lying Areas. Waters May Begin To Run In Normally Dry Arroyos And
Spill Over The Banks Of Small Streams And Creeks.

Areal Flood Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Mora

The National Weather Service In Albuquerque Has Issued An
- Arroyo And Small Stream Flood Advisory For
West Central Mora County In Northeast New Mexico
- Until 500 Pm Mdt
- At 300 Pm Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated
Heavy Rain Near Morphy Lake State Park. High Flows Can Be Expected
In Nearby Drainages Leading Into And Including The Rio Cebolla.
- Strong Flows And High Water Levels Are Expected In Arroyos Small
Streams And Over Low Water Crossings. Rapid Runoff Can Also Be
Expected Immediately Over And Downstream From Wildfire Burn Scars.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Do Not Camp Along Streams And Rivers. Remain Alert When Hiking In
Steep Narrow Canyons.
Heavy Rainfall May Result In Flooding Of Road Intersections And Low
Lying Areas. Waters May Begin To Run In Normally Dry Arroyos And
Spill Over The Banks Of Small Streams And Creeks.

Areal Flood Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Santa Fe

The National Weather Service In Albuquerque Has Issued An
- Arroyo And Small Stream Flood Advisory For
Extreme Southeastern Rio Arriba County In North Central New Mexico
Extreme North Central Santa Fe County In North Central New Mexico
- Until 545 Pm Mdt
- At 352 Pm Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated
Heavy Rain Approximately 2 Miles North Of Cordova Or 5 Miles
Northeast Of Chimayo Along Highway 76. Expect Heavy Runoff From
Arroyos Draining Into The Rio Quemado From Cordova West To Rio
Chiquito And Chimayo.
- Strong Flows And High Water Levels Are Expected In Arroyos Small
Streams And Over Low Water Crossings. Rapid Runoff Can Also Be
Expected Immediately Over And Downstream From Wildfire Burn Scars.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Both Localized And Distant Heavy Rainfall Will Create Dangerous Flows
In Arroyos And Over Low Water Crossings. Do Not Attempt To Drive
Through These Waters. Water In Arroyos May Travel Many Miles And Take
Hours To Reach Your Location From Upstream Rain Areas.
Heavy Rainfall May Result In Flooding Of Road Intersections And Low
Lying Areas. Waters May Begin To Run In Normally Dry Arroyos And
Spill Over The Banks Of Small Streams And Creeks.

Areal Flood Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • San Miguel

The National Weather Service In Albuquerque Has Issued An
- Arroyo And Small Stream Flood Advisory For
Extreme Northwestern San Miguel County In Northeast New Mexico
- Until 600 Pm Mdt
- At 403 Pm Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated
Heavy Rain In And Around Gascon. Expect Drainages Into And Including
The Rito San Jose To Be Running High.
- Strong Flows And High Water Levels Are Expected In Arroyos Small
Streams And Over Low Water Crossings. Rapid Runoff Can Also Be
Expected Immediately Over And Downstream From Wildfire Burn Scars.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Do Not Camp Along Streams And Rivers. Remain Alert When Hiking In
Steep Narrow Canyons.
Heavy Rainfall May Result In Flooding Of Road Intersections And Low
Lying Areas. Waters May Begin To Run In Normally Dry Arroyos And
Spill Over The Banks Of Small Streams And Creeks.

Significant Weather Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft

Significant Weather Advisory For Southwestern Huerfano County
Until 445 Pm Mdt
At 407 Pm Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated A
Strong Thunderstorm Near La Veta Or 39 Miles Northwest Of
Trinidad Moving North At 5 Mph.
Dime Size Hail Will Be Possible With This Storm.
Locations Impacted Include
La Veta.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Torrential Rainfall Is Also Occurring With This Storm And May Lead
To Flash Flooding. Do Not Drive Your Vehicle Through Flooded
Roadways.