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Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 9:32 AM MDT op 18 september 2014

...Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Friday evening...

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...Gaines...Guadalupe Mountains...Loving... Reeves County and upper trans Pecos and Van Horn and Highway 54 corridor.

* Through Friday evening

* abundant moisture from the remnants of Tropical Storm Odile will move into the region through Friday. One to two inches of rain is possible in these areas...with isolated 3 to 5 inch totals possible.

* Flooding of 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.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 12:35 PM CDT on September 18, 2014

...Preliminary 24 hour rainfall reports...

Location amount time/date

...New Mexico...

...Eddy... Carlsbad co-op 1.91 in 0700 am 09/18 3 W Whites City 1.53 in 1152 am 09/18 2 E Carlsbad 1.34 in 1209 PM 09/18 3 ENE Queen 1.28 in 1113 am 09/18 2 WSW Carlsbad north 1.22 in 1210 PM 09/18 1 SSW Carlsbad north 1.15 in 0600 am 09/18 2 WNW Carlsbad 1.00 in 0611 am 09/18 Artesia 6s co-op 0.53 in 0830 am 09/18 3 SW Cottonwood 0.29 in 0800 am 09/18 7 NW Maljamar 0.05 in 1140 am 09/18

...Lea... Hobbs 5nw mesonet 2.01 in 1200 PM 09/18 18 NE Red Bluff Lake 1.32 in 1139 am 09/18 1 W Monument 0.98 in 0720 am 09/18 Hobbs 0.80 in 1140 am 09/18 Nadine 2e 0.56 in 0900 am 09/18 Hobbs co-op 0.55 in 0900 am 09/18 Tatum co-op 0.35 in 0700 am 09/18 2 WSW Tatum 0.27 in 0100 PM 09/18 Caprock 0.10 in 0800 am 09/18 3 SSE Hobbs 0.03 in 1207 PM 09/18

...Texas...

...Andrews... Andrews cnty ap 0.42 in 0655 am 09/18 Andrews #2 coop 0.27 in 0800 am 09/18 1 E Andrews 0.19 in 0800 am 09/18

...Borden... 3 W Fluvanna 5.08 in 0100 PM 09/18 Gail 3.21 in 0100 PM 09/18 2 ESE Gail 0.33 in 0800 am 09/18

...Brewster... 6 N Paisano Pass 0.02 in 1210 PM 09/18 alpine co-op 0.01 in 0800 am 09/18

...Culberson... The Pinery RAWS 2.44 in 1152 am 09/18 Pine Springs mesonet 2.28 in 0100 PM 09/18 3 WNW McKittrick Canyon 2.15 in 1154 am 09/18 2 NNW Pine Springs 2.06 in 1138 am 09/18 Guadalupe Pass ASOS 1.91 in 0651 am 09/18 1 E McKittrick Canyon 1.12 in 1204 PM 09/18 5 ENE Van Horn 0.57 in 0900 am 09/18 Van Horn co-op 0.56 in 0750 am 09/18

...Dawson... 2 se Lamesa 0.20 in 0100 PM 09/18 Lamesa 1sse co-op 0.08 in 0829 am 09/18

...Ector... Odessa 1se co-op 0.91 in 0600 am 09/18 Odessa-Schlemeyer Field airpor 0.91 in 1200 PM 09/18 3 NNE Odessa 0.25 in 1210 PM 09/18

...Gaines... Gaines County Airport-AWOS 0.27 in 1200 PM 09/18 Seminole co-op 0.17 in 0100 PM 09/18 1 NE Seminole 0.16 in 0800 am 09/18 Seagraves 0.09 in 0100 PM 09/18

...Glasscock... 4 SW Saint Lawrence 0.20 in 0100 PM 09/18

...Howard... 1 ESE Big Spring 2.25 in 0500 am 09/18 Big Spring Field Station co-op 0.83 in 0800 am 09/18 Big Spring AWOS 0.54 in 0655 am 09/18 Lomax 1sse mesonet 0.52 in 0100 PM 09/18 Big Spring 5ne co-op 0.35 in 0700 am 09/18

...Jeff Davis... Kent 8se co-op 0.36 in 0700 am 09/18 Mount Locke co-op 0.02 in 0804 am 09/18

...Midland... 1 W Midland 0.33 in 0705 am 09/18 Midland international 0.12 in 1200 PM 09/18 Midland RAWS 0.10 in 1203 PM 09/18 5 SSW Cotton Flat 0.06 in 0800 am 09/18

...Mitchell... Beals creek near Westbrook gag 0.55 in 1130 am 09/18

...Presidio... Municipal Airport AWOS 0.26 in 0655 am 09/18 Presidio 2 0.11 in 1000 am 09/18 Valentine 10wsw co-op 0.06 in 0700 am 09/18 1 SW Shafter 0.05 in 1206 PM 09/18

...Scurry... 3 E Snyder 1.03 in 0100 PM 09/18 Snyder AWOS 0.75 in 1200 PM 09/18 Snyder co-op 0.63 in 0700 am 09/18 Snyder 0.47 in 0800 am 09/18

...Upton... Odessa 5w 1.51 in 0500 am 09/18

...Winkler... Winkler County Airport ASOS 0.01 in 0653 am 09/18

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.

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