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Flash Flood Watch

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 24, 2018
Statement as of 2:38 am MDT on July 23, 2018

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from noon MDT today through
this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of north and central New Mexico, including the
following areas: east slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains, far
northeast Highlands, northeast Highlands, northern Sangre de
Cristos above 9500 feet including Red River, Raton ridge and
Johnson Mesa, southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet and west
slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

* From noon MDT today through this evening

* locally heavy rainfall is likely, due to moist low level easterly
winds associated with a cold front as well as increasing
instability, which will lead to scattered to widespread showers
and thunderstorms over the area.

* Extreme caution is advised in and around recent wildfire burn scars
such as Ute Park, sardinas, and Morris creek. Keep a watchful eye
on arroyos, creeks, small streams and low lying areas, and stay out
of flooded low water crossings. Rapid rises on area rivers, creeks
and streams 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.
Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash
flood warnings be issued.




Flash Flood Watch

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 24, 2018
Statement as of 2:38 am MDT on July 23, 2018

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from noon MDT today through
this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of north and central New Mexico, including the
following areas: east slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains, far
northeast Highlands, northeast Highlands, northern Sangre de
Cristos above 9500 feet including Red River, Raton ridge and
Johnson Mesa, southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet and west
slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

* From noon MDT today through this evening

* locally heavy rainfall is likely, due to moist low level easterly
winds associated with a cold front as well as increasing
instability, which will lead to scattered to widespread showers
and thunderstorms over the area.

* Extreme caution is advised in and around recent wildfire burn scars
such as Ute Park, sardinas, and Morris creek. Keep a watchful eye
on arroyos, creeks, small streams and low lying areas, and stay out
of flooded low water crossings. Rapid rises on area rivers, creeks
and streams 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.
Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash
flood warnings be issued.




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