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Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 2:43 AM MDT on July 30, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect 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.

* Through late tonight

* a very moist subtropical air mass continues to remain in place
over much of New Mexico... and many areas have already observed
moderate to locally heavy rainfall. This will escalate the
threat for flash flooding today and tonight as repeated bursts
of shower and thunderstorm activity redevelop with the potential
for additional periods of heavy rainfall. Rainfall rates will
commonly approach 1 to 3 inches per hour with some heavier
downpours possible in localized areas.

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.




Public Information Statement
Statement as of 8:06 PM MDT on July 29, 2015

Preliminary rainfall reports across north and central New Mexico
for the last 8 hours.

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

... Bernalillo County...
   Albuquerque 8 ENE 1.05 415 PM 7/29
      - Spain and Tramway.
   Albuquerque 6 NE 1.00 418 PM 7/29
      - paseo del norte and Louisiana.
   Albuquerque 8 NE 0.95 416 PM 7/29
      - along Tramway north of Alameda.
   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 4 NE 0.61 415 PM 7/29
      - San Antonio and Louisiana.
   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 4 ESE 0.45 420 PM 7/29
      - I 40 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 3 NE 0.41 638 PM 7/29
      - Academy and San Mateo.
   Albuquerque 6 NNE 0.36 440 PM 7/29
      - North Floodway channel near Alameda.
   Albuquerque 5 se 0.32 420 PM 7/29
      - central and Wyoming.
   Albuquerque 5 S 0.22 357 PM 7/29
      - kabq ASOS.
   Albuquerque 5 S 0.21 513 PM 7/29
      - NWS office.

... Catron County...
   Pleasanton 4 ESE 1.95 415 PM 7/29
   Mogollon 3 WSW 0.98 445 PM 7/29
   Mogollon 10 ESE 0.75 345 PM 7/29
   Mogollon 1 WSW 0.69 513 PM 7/29
      - Mogollon RAWS.
   Mogollon 2 NW 0.45 415 PM 7/29
   Luna 1 ENE 0.33 607 PM 7/29
      - Luna RAWS.
   Mogollon 8 ENE 0.26 345 PM 7/29
   Mogollon 14 se 0.18 250 PM 7/29
   Mogollon 34 ESE 0.17 313 PM 7/29
      - Gila center RAWS.
   Old Horse Springs 19 SSE 0.11 338 PM 7/29
      - Pelona Mountain RAWS.
   Red Hill 1 N 0.10 451 PM 7/29

... Cibola County...
   Milan 2 SSW 1.26 655 PM 7/29
      - kgnt AWOS.
   El Morro 16 SSE 0.60 625 PM 7/29
      - malpias lava flow RAWS.
   Pine Hill 14 SSE 0.31 734 PM 7/29
      - Ramah RAWS.
   Bluewater Lake 9 SSW 0.27 705 PM 7/29
      - Bluewater ridge RAWS.
   San Mateo 6 SSW 0.25 616 PM 7/29
      - Grants RAWS.

... Colfax County...
   Raton crews Airport 1.48 753 PM 7/29
      - krtn ASOS.
   Ute Park 3 N 0.61 509 PM 7/29
      - Cimarron RAWS.
   Raton 1 N 0.50 806 PM 7/29
   Angel Fire 2 NNW 0.39 455 PM 7/29
      - kaxx AWOS.

... Guadalupe County...
   Milagro 3 E 0.66 658 PM 7/29

... Lincoln County...
   Alto 1 ENE 1.26 403 PM 7/29
   Bonito Lake 2 S 1.07 445 PM 7/29
   Bonito Lake 5 SW 0.90 245 PM 7/29
   Bonito Lake 0.84 500 PM 7/29
   Bonito Lake 5 WNW 0.70 300 PM 7/29
   Alto 2 se 0.55 600 PM 7/29
   Ruidoso 1 NNW 0.37 500 PM 7/29
      - smokey bear RAWS.
   Bonito Lake 4 W 0.15 330 PM 7/29

... Rio Arriba County...
   Canon Plaza 4 E 0.57 604 PM 7/29
      - jarita Mesa RAWS.
   Truchas 3 ENE 0.25 411 PM 7/29
      - Truchas RAWS.
   Chama 2 N 0.20 300 PM 7/29
   Monero 12 S 0.12 333 PM 7/29
      - Stone Lake RAWS.

... San Miguel County...
   Rociada 2 NE 0.52 700 PM 7/29
   Las Vegas 6 NE 0.25 753 PM 7/29
      - klvs ASOS.

... Sandoval County...
   Cuba 11 ESE 0.63 702 PM 7/29
   Jemez Springs 4 NNW 0.32 720 PM 7/29
   Torreon Navajo mission 0.10 535 PM 7/29

... Santa Fe County...
   Chamita 4 N 1.01 729 PM 7/29

... Socorro County...
   Bosque del Apache Refuge 11 se 0.26 725 PM 7/29
   Contreras 1 ESE 0.14 711 PM 7/29
      - Sevilleta RAWS.

... Taos County...
   Talpa 1 se 0.94 325 PM 7/29
   Sunshine Valley 11 WSW 0.71 540 PM 7/29
      - portable RAWS.
   Taos 2 SSE 0.35 425 PM 7/29
   Arroyo Hondo 5 S 0.35 415 PM 7/29
      - kskx AWOS.
   Red River 8 SSW 0.34 1228 PM 7/29
      - Taos ski area.

... Torrance County...
   Mountainair 1 W 0.46 505 PM 7/29
      - Mountainair RAWS.
   Mountainair 4 W 0.43 222 PM 7/29
   Abo 3 N 0.28 121 PM 7/29
   Moriarty 3 ESE 0.21 655 PM 7/29
      - k0e0 AWOS.

... Valencia County...
   Fence Lake 9 ESE 0.32 502 PM 7/29


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