New Mexico Weather Alerts, Southern Colorado Weather Alerts

Flash Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Santa Fe
  • Sandoval
  • Bernalillo

A Flash Flood Warning Remains In Effect Until 515 Am Mdt For
Northeastern Bernalillo Southwestern Santa Fe And Southeastern
Sandoval Counties
At 206 Am Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated
Moderate To Heavy Rainfall Slowly Tapering Off Within The Warned
Area. Flash Flooding Remains Likely Within Drainages Over The East
Mountain Communities From Cedar Crest To Sandia Park Golden
San Antonio Edgewood And Tijeras. This Heavy Rainfall Has
Impacted Many Drainages Leading To The Galisteo Creek Basin
Hyer Creek Tijeras Arroyo And Las Huertas Creek. Never Attempt
To Drive Through A Flooded Roadway.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Be Especially Cautious At Night When It Is Harder To Recognize The
Dangers Of Flash Floods. If Flash Flooding Is Observed Move To
Higher Ground.

Flash Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Valencia

A Flash Flood Warning Remains In Effect Until 245 Am Mdt For
Eastern Valencia County
At 136 Am Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Continued To
Indicate A Large Area Of Moderate To Heavy Rain Over The Area From
Meadow Lake South And West To Valencia Los Lunas Unm Valencia
Campus La Ladera Madrone And Casa Colorado. Drainages That
Flow West Into Low Lying Areas Will Likely Experience Flash Flooding
Along Highways 304 47 314 Manzano Expressway And Meadowlake
Road.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Do Not Attempt To Drive Through Flooded Low Water Crossings. Many
Flash Flood Deaths Occur In Automobiles.
Be Especially Cautious At Night When It Is Harder To Recognize The
Dangers Of Flash Floods. If Flash Flooding Is Observed Move To
Higher Ground.

Flash Flood Watch

Flash Flood Watch Remains In Effect Through Sunday Morning
The Flash Flood Watch Continues For
- Portions Of Nm And Tx Including The Following Areas In
Nm Central Tularosa Basin East Slopes Sacramento Mountains
Below 7500 Feet Eastern Black Range Foothills Lowlands Of
The Bootheel Northern Dona Ana County Otero Mesa
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet Sierra County Lakes
Southern Dona Ana County/mesilla Valley Southern Gila
Foothills/mimbres Valley Southern Gila Highlands/black
Range Southern Tularosa Basin Southwest Desert/lower Gila
River Valley Southwest Desert/mimbres Basin Uplands Of The
Bootheel Upper Gila River Valley And West Slopes Sacramento
Mountains Below 7500 Feet. In Tx Eastern/central El Paso
County Northern Hudspeth Highlands/hueco Mountains Rio
Grande Valley Of Eastern El Paso/western Hudspeth Counties
Rio Grande Valley Of Eastern Hudspeth County Salt Basin
Southern Hudspeth Highlands And Western El Paso County.
- Through Sunday Morning
- Widespread Areas Of Rainfall Of 1 To 3 Inches With A Few
Areas Possibly Totaling 4-5 Inches Through Sunday Morning.
- Normally Dry Arroyos And Streams Could Be Quickly Filled With
Fast Moving Water Mud And Debris. Low Water Crossing
Roadways Could Become Impassable. Flooding Of Poorly Drained
Streets And Intersections Is Possible For Urban Areas.
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:

  • Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County
  • Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor
  • Guadalupe Mountains

Flash Flood Watch Remains In Effect Through Saturday Evening
The Flash Flood Watch Continues For
- Portions Of Southeast New Mexico And Southwest Texas
Including The Following Areas In Southeast New Mexico
Guadalupe Mountains Of Eddy County. In Southwest Texas
Davis/apache Mountains Area Guadalupe Mountains Marfa
Plateau Presidio Valley And Van Horn And Highway 54
Corridor.
- Through Saturday Evening
- Thunderstorms Producing Heavy Rainfall
- Flooding Of Creeks Arroyos Low Water Crossings And City
Streets Will All Be Possible.
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 Highlands
  • San Francisco River Valley
  • San Juan Mountains
  • Jemez Mountains
  • West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains
  • Upper Rio Grande Valley
  • Lower Chama River Valley
  • Santa Fe Metro Area
  • Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area
  • Lower Rio Grande Valley
  • Upper Tularosa Valley

Flash Flood Watch Remains In Effect Until 6 Am Mdt Saturday
The Flash Flood Watch Continues For
- A Portion Of North And Central New Mexico Including The
Following Areas Albuquerque Metro Area Central Highlands
East Slopes Sangre De Cristo Mountains Eastern Lincoln County
Estancia Valley Far Northeast Highlands Guadalupe County
Jemez Mountains Lower Chama River Valley Lower Rio Grande
Valley Northeast Highlands Northern Sangre De Cristo
Mountains Above 9500 Feet/red River Northwest Highlands
Raton Ridge/johnson Mesa San Francisco River Valley San Juan
Mountains Sandia/manzano Mountains Santa Fe Metro Area
South Central Highlands South Central Mountains Southern
Sangre De Cristo Mountains Above 9500 Feet Southwest Chaves
County Southwest Mountains Upper Rio Grande Valley Upper
Tularosa Valley West Central Highlands West Central Mountains
And West Slopes Sangre De Cristo Mountains.
- Until 6 Am Mdt Saturday
- Abundant Moisture Is In Place Over Much Of Northern And Central
New Mexico And A Weak Disturbance Aloft Will Be Entering
Northern Parts Of The State Through This Evening And Overnight.
In Addition Storms Are Expected To Move Very Slowly Through
Early Morning And This Scenario Will Lead To A Heightened
Risk For Flash Flooding. With Abundant Moisture In Place Some Of
The Stronger Storms Will Likely Produce Torrential Downpours
With Rain At Rates Near 1 Inch In Just A Half Hour.
- 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.

Areal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Valencia
  • Cibola

The National Weather Service In Albuquerque Has Issued An
- Arroyo And Small Stream Flood Advisory For
Western Valencia County In Central New Mexico
Southeastern Cibola County In West Central New Mexico
- Until 500 Am Mdt
- At 207 Am Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated
A Large Area Of Moderate Rainfall Slowly Tapering Off Over The
Area From Acoma Pueblo To Laguna Pueblo Eastward Into The Rio
Puerco Basin. This Area Experienced Very Heavy Rainfall Early
Tonight And An Additional One To Two Tenths Of An Inch Of Rain
Is Expected. High Flows Are Likely Along Tribal Road 23 And 22
Near Acoma Creek Near Sandy Wash And Arroyo Colorado And
Within The Rio Puerco.
- 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.
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.

Areal Flood Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Socorro

The National Weather Service In Albuquerque Has Issued An
- Arroyo And Small Stream Flood Advisory For
Northwestern Socorro County In Central New Mexico
- Until 430 Am Mdt
- At 130 Am Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated
Slow-moving Thunderstorms Producing Heavy Rainfall Around Alamo
And Puertocito. Radar Estimated Many Areas Have Received Between
1 And 2 Inches Of Rain Since Midnight With Additional Heavy
Rainfall Likely. This Will Impact All Drainages Leading Into
The Rio Salado. Heavy Rainfall Has Also Impacted Much Of The
Lower Reaches Of The Rio Puerco Flowing Toward San Francisco.
- 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
Be Especially Cautious At Night When It Is Harder To Tell How Much
Water Is On The Road Do Not Drive Through Fast Moving Water Of
Unknown Depth.
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.

Areal Flood Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Bernalillo

The National Weather Service In Albuquerque Has Issued An
- Arroyo And Small Stream Flood Advisory For
Eastern Bernalillo County In Central New Mexico
- Until 345 Am Mdt
- At 1249 Am Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated
Widespread Moderate To Heavy With Embedded Thunderstorms Moving
Very Slowly South Over The East Side Of Albuquerque Metro To The
Sandia And Manzano Mountains. Additional Rainfall Amounts Of
Two To Four Tenths Of An Inch Are Possible With This Rainfall
With Locally Higher Amounts Up To One Half Inch. This Will Fall
On Areas That Already Received Very Heavy Rainfall Earlier This
Evening.
- 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
Be Especially Cautious At Night When It Is Harder To Tell How Much
Water Is On The Road Do Not Drive Through Fast Moving Water Of
Unknown Depth.
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.