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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 10:33 AM MDT on July 06, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch now in effect until 10 PM MDT this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* a portion of north and central nm... including the following
areas... Central Highlands... Curry County... east slopes Sangre de
Cristo Mountains... eastern San Miguel County... far northeast
Highlands... Guadalupe County... Harding County... northeast
Highlands... Quay County... Raton ridge/Johnson Mesa and Union
County.

* Until 10 PM MDT this evening

* a back door cold front moving into the northeast plains will
provide focus for widespread showers and thunderstorms this
afternoon through this evening. Due to a very moist and
unstable atmosphere... any storm will be capable of very heavy
rain. Slow moving or training storms will exacerbate the flash
flooding threat. One to two inches of rain is likely... with
locally higher amounts possible.

* Burn scar areas and steep terrain... locations that have received
recent heavy rainfall... and urban drainages will be the most
susceptible to flash flooding if heavy rainfall develops.

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.





Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Dense Smoke Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Flash Flood Warning , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Colorado - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Record Report
Maryland - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Montana - Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Nebraska - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
New Mexico - Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory
New York - Special Statement
North Carolina - Special Statement
Ohio - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Oregon - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Washington - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Wisconsin - Tornado Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement