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Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 1:41 PM MDT op 19 september 2014

...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues 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 Saturday morning

* abundant moisture from the remnants of Tropical Storm Odile will continue to move into the region. An additional 1 to 2 inches of rain is possible in the watch area through tonight...with isolated amounts of 3 to 5 inches.

* 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 3:02 PM CDT on September 19, 2014

...Preliminary rainfall reports since September 17...

Location amount time/date

...New Mexico...

...Eddy... 3 W Whites City 5.04 in 1252 PM 09/19 Carlsbad co-op 4.16 in 0600 am 09/19 2 E Carlsbad 3.37 in 0122 PM 09/19 7 NW Maljamar 3.14 in 1240 PM 09/19 Artesia 6s co-op 2.49 in 0830 am 09/19 2 WNW Carlsbad 2.37 in 0606 am 09/19 2 WSW Carlsbad north 2.28 in 0130 PM 09/19 Dark Canyon Road 2.04 in 0800 am 09/19 3 ENE Queen 1.84 in 0113 PM 09/19 3 SW Cottonwood 1.81 in 0800 am 09/19

...Lea... Hobbs 5nw mesonet 3.86 in 0220 PM 09/19 18 NE Red Bluff Lake 2.77 in 1239 PM 09/19 Hobbs 1.82 in 0123 PM 09/19 Nadine 2e 1.56 in 0900 am 09/19 2 WSW Tatum 1.19 in 0220 PM 09/19 Caprock 0.65 in 0800 am 09/19 3 SSE Hobbs 0.11 in 1227 PM 09/19

...Texas...

...Andrews... Andrews cnty ap 0.52 in 0655 am 09/19 1 E Andrews 0.35 in 0800 am 09/19 Andrews #2 coop 0.27 in 0800 am 09/19

...Borden... 3 W Fluvanna 5.59 in 0220 PM 09/19 2 ESE Gail 3.85 in 0800 am 09/19 Gail 2.84 in 1238 PM 09/19

...Brewster... Persimmon Gap mesonet 1.27 in 0800 am 09/19 10 se Castolon 0.95 in 0115 PM 09/19 6 N Paisano Pass 0.77 in 0130 PM 09/19 Chisos basin co-op 0.43 in 0800 am 09/19 Chisos basin 0.41 in 1253 PM 09/19 Persimmon Gap co-op 0.35 in 0800 am 09/19 Panther Junction co-op 0.25 in 0700 am 09/19 Panther Junction 0.24 in 1238 PM 09/19 alpine co-op 0.16 in 0800 am 09/19 1 ENE alpine 0.16 in 0119 PM 09/19 Study Butte 0.15 in 0126 PM 09/19 18 SW Marathon 0.15 in 1238 PM 09/19 Boquillas Ranger station gage 0.13 in 0100 PM 09/19 Rio Grande Village 0.10 in 0800 am 09/19 1 W Castolon 0.08 in 1250 PM 09/19 7 WNW Castolon 0.03 in 0115 PM 09/19 Lake Ament 0.02 in 0755 am 09/19

...Culberson... Pine Springs 3.43 in 1252 PM 09/19 1 E McKittrick Canyon 3.14 in 0104 PM 09/19 Pine Springs 3.09 in 0800 am 09/19 Guadalupe Pass ASOS 2.80 in 0651 am 09/19 2 NNW Pine Springs 2.44 in 1238 PM 09/19 3 WNW McKittrick Canyon 2.30 in 1254 PM 09/19 Van Horn co-op 0.76 in 0800 am 09/19 5 ENE Van Horn 0.62 in 0800 am 09/19

...Dawson... 2 se Lamesa 0.32 in 0800 am 09/19 Lamesa 1sse co-op 0.30 in 0805 am 09/19

...Ector... Odessa-Schlemeyer Field airpor 2.14 in 0300 PM 09/19 Odessa 1se co-op 1.36 in 0600 am 09/19 3 NNE Odessa 0.25 in 0130 PM 09/19

...Gaines... 1 NE Seminole 0.49 in 0800 am 09/19 Gaines County Airport-AWOS 0.40 in 0655 am 09/19 Seagraves 0.39 in 0800 am 09/19 Seminole co-op 0.37 in 0600 am 09/19

...Glasscock... 4 SW Saint Lawrence 0.39 in 0800 am 09/19

...Howard... 1 ESE Big Spring 2.51 in 0500 am 09/19 Big Spring Field Station co-op 1.02 in 0800 am 09/19 Big Spring 5ne co-op 0.65 in 0700 am 09/19 Big Spring AWOS 0.58 in 0655 am 09/19 Lomax 1sse mesonet 0.52 in 0800 am 09/19

...Jeff Davis... Kent 8se co-op 0.68 in 0700 am 09/19 Mount Locke co-op 0.62 in 0804 am 09/19 1 NE Fort Davis 0.38 in 0103 PM 09/19

...Midland... Midland RAWS 0.54 in 0103 PM 09/19 1 W Midland 0.52 in 0600 am 09/19 Midland international 0.55 in 0100 am 09/19

...Mitchell... Beals creek near Westbrook gag 0.71 in 1230 PM 09/19

...Pecos... Pecos River nr Grandfalls 2.90 in 1245 PM 09/19 Coyanosa 2n mesonet 2.26 in 0800 am 09/19 ag station co-op 0.35 in 0800 am 09/19 Fort Stockton-Pecos co Arpt as 0.07 in 0653 am 09/19

...Presidio... Municipal Airport AWOS 0.36 in 0655 am 09/19 Valentine 10wsw co-op 0.17 in 0700 am 09/19 Presidio 2 0.11 in 1000 am 09/19 1 SW Shafter 0.05 in 0123 PM 09/19 5 ESE Presidio 0.02 in 0115 PM 09/19 2 N Candelaria 0.01 in 0115 PM 09/19

...Reagan... Big Lake 2 co-op 1.41 in 0700 am 09/19 Big Lake 1wnw mesonet 1.27 in 0800 am 09/19 Cope ranch co-op 0.20 in 0700 am 09/19

...Reeves... 10 WNW Coyanosa 0.81 in 0130 PM 09/19 Pecos Municipal Airport AWOS 0.38 in 0655 am 09/19

...Scurry... Snyder co-op 1.43 in 0700 am 09/19 3 E Snyder 1.14 in 0800 am 09/19

...Terrell... Brotherton ranch river gage 0.07 in 0100 PM 09/19 17 se Dryden 0.03 in 0115 PM 09/19

...Upton... McCamey co-op 0.10 in 0800 am 09/19

...Winkler... Winkler County Airport ASOS 0.61 in 0441 am 09/19

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

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