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High Fire Danger In Parts Of The Southwest U.S. On Thursday

Strong winds and very low humidity will create dangerous fire weather conditions in parts of the Desert Southwest and southern High Plains on Thursday. Any fires that ignite tomorrow could rapidly grow out of control in this region. Fire Weather Watches and Red Flag Warnings are in effect for these areas. Read More >

 

Hydrology

CURRENT HYDROLOGIC CONDITIONS

CURRENT FLOOD/FLASHFLOOD WATCHES, WARNINGS AND STATEMENTS

  • Flood/Flash Flood Watch :  A Flood Watch is issued when flooding of creeks and streams is expected to develop sometime over the next 24 hours.
  • Flash Flood Warning :  Issued when rapid increases of water levels along creeks, streams, and non main-stem rivers is imminent, creating a serious threat to life and property.
  • Flood Warning   Flooding that does not occur rapidly and lasts longer than 6 hours. This product can be issued for flooding along creeks as well as main-stem rivers.
  • Flash Flood Statement :  Issued to update conditions during a Flash Flood Warning.
  • Flood Statement :  Issued to update conditions during a Flood Warning. Also used to provide information about areas of heavy rain.
  • River Statement: Lake levels along the Catawba River.

LAKE LEVELS