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New Mexico, Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa

Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 3:49 PM MDT on July 29, 2015

Expires 7:15 PM EDT on July 29, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 3 am MDT Thursday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of north and central nm... including the following
areas... Central Highlands... Curry County... De Baca County... east
slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains... eastern San Miguel County...
Estancia valley... far northeast Highlands... far northwest
Highlands... Guadalupe County... Harding County... Jemez Mountains...
lower Chama River Valley... middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque
Metro area... northeast Highlands... northern Sangre de Cristos
above 9500 feet/Red River... northwest Highlands... northwest
plateau... Quay County... Raton ridge/Johnson Mesa... Roosevelt
County... San Juan Mountains... Sandia/Manzano Mountains... Santa
Fe Metro area... southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet...
Union County... upper Rio Grande Valley... west Central Highlands...
west central mountains and west slopes Sangre de Cristo
Mountains.

* Until 3 am MDT Thursday

* very moist east and southeast low level flow behind a backdoor
front will interact with a rich stream of monsoon moisture aloft
and a weak upper level wave to produce heavy rainfall which
could lead to flash 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 later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash
flood warnings be issued.



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346 PM MDT Wed Jul 29 2015

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a

* Arroyo and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
northeastern Colfax County in northeastern New Mexico...

* until 545 PM MDT

* at 343 PM MDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated
heavy rain due to several slow-moving thunderstorms near Raton
crew Airport as well as just southeast of Sugarite State
Park... slowly moving northeast at 10 to 15 mph. Up to one inch of
rain can be expected with this activity with isolated heavier
amounts. Impacts to Raton and Interstate 25 from the Raton area
to 20 miles south of Raton can be expected.

* Locations impacted include...
Raton... Raton crews Airport... Sugarite Canyon State Park and
Sugarite.

This includes Interstate 25 between mile markers 440 and 457.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.


Lat... Lon 3670 10434 3674 10467 3699 10443 3699 10409

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312 PM MDT Wed Jul 29 2015

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a

* Arroyo and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
central Colfax County in northeastern New Mexico...

* until 515 PM MDT

* at 311 PM MDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated
heavy rain due to slow moving thunderstorms over the north side of
Philmont to include ponil canyon. Rainfall rates up to one inch
per hour can be expected from these storms as they move slowly
toward the northeast at 10 to 15 mph.

* Locations impacted include...
Ute Park.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not Camp along streams and rivers. Remain alert when hiking in
steep... narrow canyons.


Lat... Lon 3688 10453 3657 10485 3651 10495 3655 10513
      3690 10490

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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 2:39 PM MDT on July 29, 2015


Preliminary rainfall reports across north and central New Mexico
for the last 3 hours.

... County... storm total time/date of
   location /inches/ measurement

... Catron County...
   Mogollon 10 ESE 0.42 150 PM 7/29
   Mogollon 1 WSW 0.30 213 PM 7/29
      - Mogollon RAWS.
   Mogollon 2 NW 0.22 145 PM 7/29
   Mogollon 3 WSW 0.11 145 PM 7/29

... Colfax County...
   Ute Park 3 N 0.18 209 PM 7/29
      - Cimarron RAWS.

... Lincoln County...
   Bonito Lake 5 SW 0.50 215 PM 7/29
   Bonito Lake 5 WNW 0.28 200 PM 7/29
   Bonito Lake 2 S 0.22 215 PM 7/29

... Taos County...
   Red River 8 SSW 0.34 1228 PM 7/29
      - Taos ski area.

... Torrance County...
   Mountainair 4 W 0.43 222 PM 7/29
   Mountainair 1 W 0.32 204 PM 7/29
      - Mountainair RAWS.
   Abo 3 N 0.28 121 PM 7/29


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