New Mexico Weather Alerts, Southern Colorado Weather Alerts

Flash Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Luna

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Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service El Paso Tx
350 Pm Mdt Tue Sep 16 2014
The National Weather Service In El Paso Has Issued A
- Flash Flood Warning For
Central Luna County In South Central New Mexico
- Until 545 Pm Mdt
- At 349 Pm Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated
Slow Moving Thunderstorms With Very Heavy Rainfall Across The
Warned Area.
- Locations Impacted Include
Deming
Spring Canyon State Park
Rock Hound State Park

Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Excessive Rainfall Can Quickly Turn Dry Desert Washes And Arroyos
Into Raging Rivers Even In Areas Far From Where Rain Has Fallen. Do
Not Attempt To Cross Flooded Arroyos. Swiftly Moving Water Can Carve
Deep Channels In Previously Shallow Washes And Water Can Be Much
Deeper Than It Appears. If Your Route Becomes Cut Off By Flooded
Arroyos Wait For Flood Waters To Recede.
In Hilly Terrain There Are Hundreds Of Low Water Crossings Which Are
Potentially Dangerous In Heavy Rain. Do Not Attempt To Travel Across
Flooded Roads. It Only Takes A Few Inches Of Swiftly Flowing Water To
Carry Vehicles Away.

Flash Flood Watch

Flash Flood Watch Now In Effect Through Midnight Thursday
Night
The Flash Flood Watch Is Now In Effect For
- Southwest And South Central New Mexico. Included Are
Hidalgo Grant Sierra Luna Dona Ana And Otero Counties
In New Mexico. Of Special Concern Will Be Western Sierra And
Eastern Grant Counties With Excessive Runoff From The Black
Range And The Mountains Of The Gila.
- Through Thursday Evening
- Several Bands Of Heavy Rain Are Expected Ahead Of The Actual
Passage Of Odile Tonight. Wednesday Night And Through Thursday
The Remnants Of Odile Are Expected To Move In From The West To
Bring Another Period Of Widespread Heavy Rainfall.
- 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 Rivers Will
Likely Reach Bankful And Rise Above Flood Stage. 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.

Flash Flood Watch

Flash Flood Watch Now In Effect Through Midnight Thursday
Night
The Flash Flood Watch Is Now In Effect For
- Southwest And South Central New Mexico And Far West Texas.
Included Are Hidalgo Grant Sierra Luna Dona Ana And
Otero Counties In New Mexico. In Texas El Paso And Hudspeth
Counties Are Included. Of Special Concern Will Be Western Sierra
And Eastern Grant Counties With Excessive Runoff From The Black
Range And The Mountains Of The Gila.
- Through Thursday Evening
- Several Bands Of Heavy Rain Are Expected Ahead Of The Actual
Passage Of Odile Tonight. Wednesday Night And Through Thursday
The Remnants Of Odile Are Expected To Move In From The West To
Bring Another Period Of Widespread Heavy Rainfall.
- 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 Rivers Will
Likely Reach Bankful And Rise Above Flood Stage. 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.

Flash Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • San Francisco River Valley
  • Lower Rio Grande Valley

Flash Flood Watch Now In Effect Through Wednesday Evening
The Flash Flood Watch Is Now In Effect For
- A Portion Of North And Central New Mexico Including The
Following Areas Lower Rio Grande Valley San Francisco River
Valley And Southwest Mountains.
- Through Wednesday Evening
- Tropical Moisture Will Continue To Increase Over Southern New
Mexico Tonight And Into Wednesday. This Will Lead To Periods Of
Widespread Rain With Embedded Thunderstorms Over Catron And
Socorro Counties. These Areas Were Already Impacted With Rain
From Last Night And This Morning And Additional Rainfall Over
These Saturated Areas Will Lead To A Significant Flash Flooding
Threat.
- The Flash Flooding Threat Will Be Especially High Downstream Of
The Whitewater-baldy Burn Scar In Catron County. Abrupt Flows Of
Water Ash And Debris Could Develop After Heavy Downpours
Impact The Area. Residents And Travelers Through Glenwood
Alma Mogollon And Pleasanton Should Remain Alert As Flash
Flood Warnings May Be Issued Later On Today.
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 area is affected:

  • Upper Tularosa Valley

Flash Flood Watch In Effect Through Wednesday Evening
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 Eastern Lincoln County
South Central Highlands South Central Mountains Southwest
Chaves County And Upper Tularosa Valley.
- Through Wednesday Evening
- Tropical Moisture Will Continue To Increase Over Southern New
Mexico Tonight And Into Wednesday. This Will Lead To Periods Of
Widespread Rain With Embedded Thunderstorms Over Lincoln And Far
Southwest Chaves Counties. These Areas Were Already Impacted
With Rain From Last Night And This Morning And Additional
Rainfall Over These Saturated Areas Will Lead To A Significant
Flash Flooding Threat.
- The Flash Flooding Threat Will Be Especially High Downstream Of
The Little Bear And White Burn Scars In Lincoln County. Abrupt
Flows Of Water Ash And Debris Could Develop After Heavy
Downpours Impact The Area. Residents And Travelers Through The
Watch Area Should Remain Alert As Flash Flood Warnings May Be
Issued Later On Today.
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:

  • Hidalgo

The National Weather Service In El Paso Has Issued A
- Flood Advisory For
Southwestern Hidalgo County In Southwest New Mexico
- Until 645 Pm Mdt
- At 447 Pm Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated
Thunderstorms With Heavy Rainfall Across The Advisory Area. Doppler
Radar Estimated Continued Rainfall Rates Around .5 To .75 Inches
Per Hour Over The Last 45 Minutes.
- Locations Impacted Include
Antelope Wells
Cloverdale
Geronimo Campground
Runoff From This Excessive Rainfall Will Cause Minor Flooding To
Occur Especially Along Small Streams And Near Low Water Crossings.

Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Excessive Rainfall Can Quickly Turn Dry Desert Washes And Arroyos
Into Raging Rivers Even In Areas Far From Where Rain Has Fallen. Do
Not Attempt To Cross Flooded Arroyos. Swiftly Moving Water Can Carve
Deep Channels In Previously Shallow Washes And Water Can Be Much
Deeper Than It Appears. If Your Route Becomes Cut Off By Flooded
Arroyos Wait For Flood Waters To Recede.
In Hilly Terrain There Are Hundreds Of Low Water Crossings Which Are
Potentially Dangerous In Heavy Rain. Do Not Attempt To Travel Across
Flooded Roads. It Only Takes A Few Inches Of Swiftly Flowing Water To
Carry Vehicles Away.