New Mexico Weather Alerts, Southern Colorado Weather Alerts

Flash Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Eddy

A Flash Flood Warning Remains In Effect Until 1045 Pm Mdt/1145 Pm
Cdt/ For Southern Eddy Northeastern Culberson And Extreme
Northwestern Reeves Counties
At 516 Pm Mdt Heavy Rain Was Reported Across Eddy County. Four
Feet Of Flowing Water Was Reported About 7 Miles Northwest Of
Carlsbad On 137.
Locations In The Warning Include But Are Not Limited To Salt Lake
Lake Avalon Cavern City Air Terminal Carlsbad North Brantley
Lake State Park Otis Malaga Loving Lakewood Carlsbad And
Avalon.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Flash Flooding Of Creeks And Streams Streets And Underpasses Low
Water Crossings And Low Lying Farmland Is Likely. Do Not Drive
Across Flooded Roads.

Flash Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Quay
  • Curry

A Flash Flood Warning Remains In Effect Until 830 Pm Mdt For
Central Quay And Northeastern Curry Counties
At 742 Pm Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Continued To
Indicate A Thunderstorm Producing Very Heavy Rain Near Wheatland Or
About 27 Miles Southeast Of Tucumcari. The Storm Producing Very Heavy
Rain Was Nearly Stationary. Over 2.5 Inches Of Rain Has Been
Reported In Grady And Radar Estimates Over 4 Inches In Spots
Between San Jon And Wheatland And Eastward Toward The Texas Border.
Flash Flooding Is Likely Along Highway 469 Between San Jon And
Wheatland As Well As Along The Grady Highway. High And Fast Water
Flows Are Expected In Arroyo Saladito San Jon Creek And Tierra
Blanca Creek.
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.

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Eddy

The National Weather Service In Has Issued A
- Flood Warning For
The Pecos River At Malaga 10s.
- Until Late Tonight, Or Until The Warning Is Cancelled.
- At 9am Sunday The Stage Was 9.5 Feet (2.9 Meters).
- Flooding Is Forecast.
- Flood Stage Is 20.0 Feet (6.1 Meters).
- Forecast Rise Above Flood Stage By This Afternoon And Continue To
Rise To Near 22.2 Feet (6.8 Meters) By This Afternoon. The River
Will Fall Below Flood Stage By This Afternoon.
This Crest Compares To A Previous Crest Of 21.7 Feet (6.6 Meters) On
Sep 19 2014.

Flash Flood Watch

Flash Flood Watch In Effect Through Monday Afternoon
The National Weather Service In El Paso Tx/santa Teresa Has
Expanded The
- Flash Flood Watch To Include A Portion Of Southwest New Mexico
In Hidalgo And Grant Counties. This Includes The Following
Areas Lowlands Of The Bootheel Southwest Desert/lower Gila
River Valley And Uplands Of The Bootheel.
- This Evening Through Monday Afternoon.
- Scattered To Numerous Showers And Thunderstorms Capable Of
Producing Widespread Moderate To Heavy Rainfall Will Occur
Over The Affected Area Through Monday Afternoon. Widespread
Rain Amounts Of 1 To 3 Inches With Isolated Higher Amounts
Will Fall On Already Saturated Soil Resulting In
Considerable Runoff.
- Normally Dry Arroyos Streams And River Could Be Quickly
Filled With Fast Moving Water Mud And Debris. Low Water
Crossings Will Likely Become Impassable. Flooding Of Streets
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 Remains In Effect Through Monday Afternoon
The Flash Flood Watch Continues For
- Portions Of South Central And Southwest New Mexico And Far West
Texas. In New Mexico Counties Include Hidalgo Grant Sierra
Luna Dona Ana And Otero. In Texas Counties Include El Paso
And Hudspeth.
- This Evening Through Monday Afternoon.
- Scattered To Numerous Showers And Thunderstorms Capable Of
Producing Widespread Moderate To Heavy Rainfall Will Occur
Over The Affected Area Through Monday Afternoon. Widespread
Rain Amounts Of 1 To 3 Inches With Isolated Higher Amounts
Will Fall On Already Saturated Soil Resulting In
Considerable Runoff.
- Normally Dry Arroyos Streams And River Could Be Quickly
Filled With Fast Moving Water Mud And Debris. Low Water
Crossings Will Likely Become Impassable. Flooding Of Streets
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 Remains In Effect Through Monday Afternoon
The Flash Flood Watch Continues For
- The Sacramento Mountains Of South Central New Mexico In Otero
County.
- This Evening Through Monday Afternoon.
- Scattered To Numerous Showers And Thunderstorms Capable Of
Producing Widespread Moderate To Heavy Rainfall Will Occur
Over The Affected Area Through Monday Afternoon. Widespread
Rain Amounts Of 1 To 3 Inches With Isolated Higher Amounts
Will Fall On Already Saturated Soil Resulting In
Considerable Runoff.
- Normally Dry Arroyos Streams And River Could Be Quickly
Filled With Fast Moving Water Mud And Debris. Low Water
Crossings Will Likely Become Impassable. Flooding Of Streets
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 In Effect From 6 Pm Mdt This Evening Through
Monday Morning
The National Weather Service In Grand Junction Has Issued A
- Flash Flood Watch For Portions Of South Central Colorado And
Southwest Colorado Including The Following Areas In South
Central Colorado San Juan River Basin. In Southwest
Colorado Animas River Basin And Southwest San Juan
Mountains.
- From 6 Pm Mdt This Evening Through Monday Morning
- Widespread Rain Showers Are Expected Tonight Across Portions Of
Southwest Colorado. Locally Heavy Rainfall Is Possible From The
Mancos Ridge Eastward Through La Plata Archuleta San
Juan And Hinsdale Counties.
- Portions Of La Plata County Including Durango Have Saturated
Soils From Recent Heavy Rain. Any Significant Rainfall Tonight
May Produce Runoff Problems Or Flooding.
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 The Latest Forecasts And Statements From The National
Weather Service And Be Prepared To Take Action Should Flash Flood
Warnings Be Issued.

Flash Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • San Francisco River Valley
  • Chaves County Plains

Flash Flood Watch Remains In Effect Through Monday Evening
The Flash Flood Watch Continues For
- A Portion Of North And Central New Mexico Including The
Following Areas Central Highlands Chaves County Plains
Curry County De Baca County Eastern Lincoln County
Guadalupe County Quay County Roosevelt County San Francisco
River Valley South Central Mountains Southwest Chaves County
And Southwest Mountains.
- Through Monday Evening
- An Upper Level Storm System Over Central California Will Track
Slowly Eastward Today And Pass Through The Central And Southern
Rockies Monday. Ahead Of This System An Extended Period Of
Moist Low Level East Winds Along With A Tap Of Monsoon Moisture
From Mexico Is Expected. The Combination Of These Features Will
Lead To Increased And Sustained Shower And Thunderstorm Activity
And Therefore The Likelihood Of Heavy Rainfall Over The Watch
Area.
- Locations Which Have Received Heavy Rainfall Recently Will Be
Most Susceptible To Flash Flooding. Other Vulnerable Locations
Include Poor Drainage Areas Steep Terrain And Burn Scars Such
As The Little Bear And Whitewater Baldy. Keep A Watchful Eye On
Small Streams And Arroyos And Avoid Flooded Low Water
Crossings.
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:

  • Lower Rio Grande Valley
  • Upper Tularosa Valley

Flash Flood Watch In Effect Through Monday 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 Lower Rio Grande
Valley South Central Highlands And Upper Tularosa Valley.
- Through Monday Evening
- An Upper Level Storm System Over Central California Will Track
Slowly Eastward Today And Pass Through The Central And Southern
Rockies Monday. Ahead Of This System An Extended Period Of
Moist Low Level East Winds Along With A Tap Of Monsoon Moisture
From Mexico Is Expected. The Combination Of These Features Will
Lead To Increased Shower And Thunderstorm Activity For A
Sustained Period Resulting In The Likelihood Of Heavy
Rainfall Over The Watch Area.
- Locations Which Have Received Heavy Rainfall Recently Will Be
Most Susceptible To Flash Flooding. Other Vulnerable Locations
Include Poor Drainage Areas And Steep Terrain. Keep A Watchful
Eye On Small Streams And Arroyos And Avoid Flooded Low Water
Crossings.
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 Lea County
  • Gaines
  • Andrews
  • Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor
  • Guadalupe Mountains
  • Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County
  • Eddy County Plains
  • Northern Lea County
  • Central Lea County

Flash Flood Watch Now In Effect Through Monday Afternoon
The Flash Flood Watch Is Now In Effect For
- Portions Of Southeast New Mexico And Texas Including The
Following Areas In Southeast New Mexico Central Lea
County Eddy County Plains Guadalupe Mountains Of Eddy
County Northern Lea County And Southern Lea County. In
Texas Andrews Borden Crane Davis/apache Mountains
Area Dawson Ector Gaines Glasscock Guadalupe
Mountains Howard Loving Martin Midland Mitchell
Pecos Reagan Reeves County And Upper Trans Pecos
Scurry Upton Van Horn And Highway 54 Corridor Ward And
Winkler.
- Through Monday Morning
- An Additional 1 To 2 Inches Of Rain Is Possible In The Watch
Area Today With Isolated Amounts Of 3 To 5 Inches Possible
Particularly In Southeast New Mexico As Well As The Central And
Northern Permian Basin.
- Flooding Of Rivers Creeks Arroyos Low Water Crossings
And City Streets Will 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.
With Saturated Soils Runoff Can Cause Flash Flooding Quickly.
You Should Monitor Later Forecasts And Be Prepared To Take Action
Should Flash Flood Warnings Be Issued.

Areal Flood Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Lea

The National Weather Service In Midland Has Issued A
- Flood Advisory For
Southern Lea County In Southeast New Mexico
- Until 100 Am Mdt
- At 703 Pm Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Detected
Areas Of Light To Moderate Rain Across The Southern Half Of Lea
County. Due To Heavier Rainfall From Earlier In The Day Sunday
Flooding Is Expected To Continue Across Southern Lea County
Especially Across Secondary And Rural Roads.
Lat Lon 3201 10359 3200 10372 3227 10371 3242 10372
3253 10371 3254 10380 3264 10380 3275 10379
3270 10308 3202 10308 3201 10323 3202 10333

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
Central San Miguel County In Northeast New Mexico
- Until 915 Pm Mdt
- At 711 Pm Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated
Heavy Rain Associated With Slow Moving Showers And Thunderstorms
Across Central San Miguel County Near Trujillo And Trementina.
State Highway 104 And Other Secondary Roads In Central San Miguel
Will Be Impacted. Rainfall Amounts Will Generally Range Between
One And Two Inches With This Slow Moving Activity.
- Strong Flows And High Water Levels Are Expected In Arroyos Small
Streams And Over Low Water Crossings.
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.

Areal Flood Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Grant

The National Weather Service In El Paso Has Issued An
- Arroyo And Small Stream Flood Advisory For
East Central Grant County In South Central New Mexico
- Until 900 Pm Mdt
- At 502 Pm Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated
Thunderstorms With Heavy Rainfall Across The Advisory Area. Doppler
Radar Estimated 1.0 To 1.5 Inches Of Rain Over The Area In The
Past Hour.
- Locations Impacted Include
San Lorenzo
Sherman
San Juan
Runoff From This Excessive Rainfall Will Cause Flooding Along Small
Streams And At Low Water Crossings.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Additional Rainfall Amounts Of Up To An Inch Are Possible In The
Advisory Area.
Low Water Crossings Are 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.

Areal Flood Watch

The following area is affected:

  • Yoakum

Flood Watch Now In Effect Through Monday Morning
The Flood Watch Is Now In Effect For
- A Portion Of Northwest Texas Including The Following Areas
Garza Lynn Terry And Yoakum.
- Through Monday Morning
- A Very Moist Airmass Coupled With A Weak Upper Level Disturbance
Will Keep The Threat Of Heavy Rain In The Picture For The South
Plains Through Tonight. Periods Of Slow Moving Showers And
Thunderstorms Will Occur Through This Evening And Perhaps Into
Early Monday Morning As A Weak Cold Front Moves In From The
North. Additional Rainfall Totals Of 1 To 3 Inches With
Locally Higher Amounts Will Be Likely. This Heavy Rain Will
Fall On Already Saturated Ground Bringing The Risk Of Additional
Flooding.
- Areal Flooding Will Be Possible In Poor Drainage Areas
Including Low Lying Roadways Near Playa Lakes..and Along
Creeks And Draws. Pockets Of Flash Flooding Will Be Possible
With The Most Intense Rain In Areas Prone To Rapid Runoff Such
As The Edge Of The Caprock Escarpment.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Flood Watch Means There Is A Potential For Flooding Based On
Current Forecasts.
You Should Monitor Later Forecasts And Be Alert For Possible
Flood Advisories And Warnings. Those Living In Areas Prone To
Flooding Should Be Prepared To Take Action Should Flooding
Develop.

Areal Flood Watch

The following area is affected:

  • Cochran

Flood Watch In Effect Through Monday Morning
The National Weather Service In Lubbock Has Expanded The
- Flood Watch To Include A Portion Of Northwest Texas
Including The Following Areas Bailey Cochran Crosby
Hockley Lamb And Lubbock.
- Through Monday Morning
- A Very Moist Airmass Coupled With A Weak Upper Level Disturbance
Will Keep The Threat Of Heavy Rain In The Picture For The South
Plains Through Tonight. Periods Of Slow Moving Showers And
Thunderstorms Will Occur Through This Evening And Perhaps Into
Early Monday Morning As A Weak Cold Front Moves In From The
North. Additional Rainfall Totals Of 1 To 3 Inches With
Locally Higher Amounts Will Be Likely. This Heavy Rain Will
Fall On Already Saturated Ground Bringing The Risk Of Additional
Flooding.
- Areal Flooding Will Be Possible In Poor Drainage Areas
Including Low Lying Roadways Near Playa Lakes..and Along
Creeks And Draws. Pockets Of Flash Flooding Will Be Possible
With The Most Intense Rain In Areas Prone To Rapid Runoff Such
As The Edge Of The Caprock Escarpment.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Flood Watch Means There Is A Potential For Flooding Based On
Current Forecasts.
You Should Monitor Later Forecasts And Be Alert For Possible
Flood Advisories And Warnings. Those Living In Areas Prone To
Flooding Should Be Prepared To Take Action Should Flooding
Develop.