Northwest Plateau Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:49 PM MDT 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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Public Information Statement
Statement as of 4:02 PM MDT on July 29, 2015

Preliminary rainfall reports across north and central New Mexico
for the last 4 hours.

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

... Bernalillo County...
   Albuquerque 7 NE 0.86 332 PM 7/29
      - Spain and Juan tabo.
   Albuquerque 9 NE 0.65 349 PM 7/29
      - Big Horn Ridge near Tram base.
   Albuquerque 6 NE 0.51 328 PM 7/29
      - Spain and Morris.
   Albuquerque 4 NE 0.50 330 PM 7/29
      - San Antonio and Louisiana
   Albuquerque 9 NE 0.43 342 PM 7/29
      - paseo del notre and Tramway.
   Albuquerque 6 NE 0.41 340 PM 7/29
      - Academy and Eubank.
   Albuquerque 5 S 0.22 357 PM 7/29
      - kabq ASOS.

... Catron County...
   Mogollon 3 WSW 0.78 300 PM 7/29
   Mogollon 10 ESE 0.68 250 PM 7/29
   Mogollon 1 WSW 0.59 313 PM 7/29
      - Mogollon RAWS.
   Mogollon 2 NW 0.31 245 PM 7/29
   Mogollon 14 se 0.18 250 PM 7/29
   Mogollon 34 ESE 0.15 313 PM 7/29
      - Gila center RAWS.
   Old Horse Springs 19 SSE 0.11 338 PM 7/29
      - Pelona Mountain RAWS.

... Cibola County...
   El Morro 16 SSE 0.11 325 PM 7/29
      - malpias lava flow RAWS.

... Colfax County...
   Ute Park 3 N 0.30 309 PM 7/29
      - Cimarron RAWS.
   Angel Fire 2 NNW 0.23 335 PM 7/29
      - kaxx AWOS.
   Raton crews Airport 0.16 353 PM 7/29
      - krtn ASOS.

... Lincoln County...
   Bonito Lake 5 SW 0.88 245 PM 7/29
   Bonito Lake 0.70 300 PM 7/29
   Bonito Lake 5 WNW 0.67 300 PM 7/29
   Bonito Lake 2 S 0.22 215 PM 7/29

... Rio Arriba County...
   Chama 2 N 0.20 300 PM 7/29
   Truchas 3 ENE 0.15 311 PM 7/29
      - Truchas RAWS.
   Monero 12 S 0.12 333 PM 7/29
      - Stone Lake RAWS.

... Taos County...
   Red River 8 SSW 0.34 1228 PM 7/29
      - Taos ski area.
   Arroyo Hondo 5 S 0.10 335 PM 7/29
      - kskx AWOS.

... 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