Northeast Highlands Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 7:27 PM MDT on July 06, 2015

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Gallinas river above Colonias.
* Until Tuesday afternoon... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Monday the stage was 14.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
to near 18.1 feet by after midnight tomorrow.The river will fall
below flood stage by after midnight tomorrow.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 17.8 feet
on Jul 6 1988.

Lat... Lon 3568 10527 3538 10487 3516 10488 3521 10496
3536 10505 3565 10540


Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Statement as of 5:30 PM MDT on July 06, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 10 PM MDT this

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 Lincoln County...
eastern San Miguel County... far northeast Highlands... Guadalupe
County... Harding County... northeast Highlands... Quay County...
Raton ridge/Johnson Mesa... Roosevelt County and Union County.

* Until 10 PM MDT this evening

* widespread showers and thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall
will continue to impact eastern New Mexico through the evening.
Slow moving or training storms will elevate the flash flooding
threat. One to two inches of rain is likely... with locally
higher amounts possible.

* Urban and low lying drainages will be the most susceptible to
flash flooding if heavy rainfall develops.

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.

456 PM MDT Mon Jul 6 2015

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a

* Arroyo and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
northeastern De Baca County in east central New Mexico...
northeastern Guadalupe County in east central New Mexico...
southeastern San Miguel County in northeastern New Mexico...
Quay County in east central New Mexico...

* until 800 PM MDT

* at 453 PM MDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated
heavy rain due to thunderstorms producing very heavy rainfall in
the area along and immediately south of the I-40 corridor. These
storms will be capable of producing a quick 1 to 1.5 inches of
rainfall... along with gusty outflow winds and hail. Swift and high
flows will develop within low water crossings and ditches... along
with standing water in low lying areas.

* Locations impacted include...
Tucumcari... Quay... Logan... San Jon... Montoya... Ute Lake State
Park... Cuervo... Sumner Lake... Sumner Lake State Park and Ragland.

This includes Interstate 40 between mile markers 289 and 372.

Lat... Lon 3460 10410 3460 10444 3522 10447 3539 10365
      3539 10305 3516 10305

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 5:51 PM MDT on July 06, 2015

Preliminary rainfall reports across north and central New Mexico
for the last 7 hours.

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

... Bernalillo County...
   Albuquerque 5 S 0.69 548 PM 7/06
      - kabq ASOS.
   Albuquerque 5 S 0.54 550 PM 7/06
      - NWS office.

... Catron County...
   Glenwood 0.38 430 PM 7/06

... Rio Arriba County...
   Canon Plaza 4 E 0.53 1230 PM 7/06
      - jarita Mesa RAWS.

... San Miguel County...
   Las Vegas 6 NE 0.79 421 PM 7/06
      - klvs ASOS.

... Santa Fe County...
   Chupadero 7 ESE 1.52 130 PM 7/06
      - ski Santa Fe.
   Edgewood 2 WSW 1.22 422 PM 7/06
   Santa Fe 5 E 1.22 328 PM 7/06
      - Santa Fe watershed RAWS.
   Santa Cruz 2 W 1.00 230 PM 7/06
   Edgewood 0.86 418 PM 7/06

... Taos County...
   Taos 4 NNW 0.96 135 PM 7/06