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Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 1:24 PM MDT op 21 september 2014

...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.

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