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9:42 PM CDT on August 29, 2016 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 5990 ft 30.69 °N, 104.08 °W | Updated 11 minutes ago

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Pressure 30.26 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 9000 ft
Dew Point 57 °F
Humidity 84%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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Waning Crescent, 6% visible
METAR KE38 300235Z AUTO 35006KT 10SM SCT006 BKN090 19/17 A3026 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW T01850173
Pressure 30.26 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 9000 ft
Dew Point 57 °F
Humidity 84%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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7:30 AM 8:21 PM
Waning Crescent, 6% visible
METAR KE38 300235Z AUTO 35006KT 10SM SCT006 BKN090 19/17 A3026 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NW T01850173

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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:02 PM CDT Aug. 28, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Rio Grande at Castolon.
* Until Tuesday evening, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9pm Sunday the stage was 9.2 feet (2.8 meters).
* Flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet (4.6 meters).
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by after midnight tomorrow and
continue to rise to near 16.7 feet (5.1 meters) by tomorrow
morning. The river will fall below flood stage by tomorrow
morning.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet (4.6 meters), the river reaches minor flood
stage, and lowland flooding begins. The river begins to flood the
Road between Santa Elena Canyon and Cottonwood Campground in Big
Bend National Park. The river begins to flood the parking lot at
Santa Elena Canyon, and cut off the nature trail into the canyon.
Campers in Cottonwood Campground need to prepare for possible
evacuations.

This crest compares to a previous crest of 16.6 feet (5.0 meters) on
Jun 20 2009.


Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (feet):

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time Mon Mon Mon Mon
                                                1am 7am 1pm 7pm
Castolon 13.0 15.0 9.2 sun 9 PM 15.4 16.7 9.8 6.7

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (meters):

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time Mon Mon Mon Mon
                                                1am 7am 1pm 7pm
Castolon 4.0 4.6 2.8 sun 9 PM 4.7 5.1 3.0 2.0


Lat... Lon 2909 10366 2923 10358 2920 10349 2912 10340 2900 10349





Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 8:23 PM MDT Aug. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Midland has issued a

* Arroyo and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
southwestern Eddy County in southeastern New Mexico...
northwestern Culberson County in southwestern Texas...

* until 1130 PM MDT

* at 822 PM MDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause Arroyo and Small Stream flooding in
the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Pine Springs... Guadalupe Mountains National Park and
McKittrick Canyon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3200 10492 3200 10485 3210 10484 3210 10465
      3181 10465 3181 10492


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308 PM CDT Mon Aug 29 2016 /208 PM MDT Mon Aug 29 2016/

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday 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... Big Bend area... Crane... Davis/Apache
Mountains area... Dawson... Ector... Gaines... Guadalupe
Mountains... Loving... Marfa Plateau... Martin... Midland...
Pecos... Presidio valley... Reeves County and upper trans
Pecos... Terrell... Upton... Van Horn and Highway 54 corridor...
Ward and Winkler.

* Through Tuesday morning

* heavy rainfall is forecast over areas which received flash
flooding Sunday night and Monday morning. Any additional
rainfall will cause flash flooding.

* Low water crossings, bar ditches, Oilfield lease roads,
underpasses, and other urban areas prone to high water.

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.