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Flood Watch
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
846 PM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...Threat of Heavy Rain Shifting East of the Area...

.Deep subtropical moisture continues to stream up into parts of
eastern New Mexico and West Texas, but drier air from the west is
beginning to win out. The risk of thunderstorms with widespread
heavy rainfall is now mostly confined to the Otero Mesa and
eastern Hudspeth County. Isolated to Scattered thunderstorms will
remain possible elsewhere through the night.

NMZ417-TXZ421-422-424-211200-
/O.CON.KEPZ.FF.A.0003.000000T0000Z-170821T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Otero Mesa-Salt Basin-Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
Including the cities of Crow Flats, Cornudas, Dell City,
Salt Flat, Sierra Blanca, and Indian Hot Springs
846 PM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT MONDAY...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of south central New Mexico and southwest Texas,
  including the Otero Mesa and eastern Hudspeth County.

* Until 6 AM MDT Monday

* Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms will produce
  locally heavy rainfall which may 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.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

$$

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
630 PM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...Flash Flood Watch in effect along and west of a line from Tatum
to Wink to Alpine to Presidio through tonight...

.An weak upper trough and disturbance will approach the higher
terrain of west Texas and southeast New Mexico tonight resulting
in increasing thunderstorm activity, particularly across the
Guadalupe and Davis Mountains and adjacent plains. Abundant
monsoonal moisture and slow thunderstorm movement could bring
excessive rainfall to parts of this area resulting in the threat
of flash flooding.

NMZ029-033-034-TXZ058>060-067-074-079-080-211200-
/O.EXA.KMAF.FF.A.0003.000000T0000Z-170821T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-
Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-Loving-Winkler-Ward-
Davis/Apache Mountains Area-Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau-
Including the cities of Tatum, Hobbs, Lovington, Eunice, Jal,
Pecos, Mentone, Kermit, Monahans, Alpine, Fort Davis, Presidio,
and Marfa
630 PM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017 /530 PM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017/

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

* Through Monday morning

* Heavy rainfall enhanced by terrain will result in the threat of
  flash flooding of arroyos and small streams. Urban flash
  flooding will also be possible within cities and towns.

* Dont drive into areas where water covers the road. The water may
  be deeper than it appears and less than a foot of rushing water
  can float many vehicles. If you encounter water flowing across a
  roadway, turn around, don`t drown.

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.

&&

$$

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
630 PM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...Flash Flood Watch in effect along and west of a line from Tatum
to Wink to Alpine to Presidio through tonight...

.An weak upper trough and disturbance will approach the higher
terrain of west Texas and southeast New Mexico tonight resulting
in increasing thunderstorm activity, particularly across the
Guadalupe and Davis Mountains and adjacent plains. Abundant
monsoonal moisture and slow thunderstorm movement could bring
excessive rainfall to parts of this area resulting in the threat
of flash flooding.

NMZ027-028-TXZ057-258-211200-
/O.CON.KMAF.FF.A.0003.000000T0000Z-170821T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Queen, Artesia, Carlsbad,
Carlsbad Caverns NP, Van Horn, Guadalupe Mountains NP,
and Pine Springs
630 PM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017 /530 PM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017/

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

* Through Monday morning

* Heavy rainfall enhanced by terrain will result in the threat of
  flash flooding of arroyos and small streams. Urban flash
  flooding will also be possible within cities and towns.

* Dont drive into areas where water covers the road. The water may
  be deeper than it appears and less than a foot of rushing water
  can float many vehicles. If you encounter water flowing across a
  roadway, turn around, don`t drown.

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.

&&

$$

rhluchan


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
649 PM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

TXZ021>044-220000-
Parmer-Castro-Swisher-Briscoe-Hall-Childress-Bailey-Lamb-Hale-
Floyd-Motley-Cottle-Cochran-Hockley-Lubbock-Crosby-Dickens-King-
Yoakum-Terry-Lynn-Garza-Kent-Stonewall-
649 PM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the South Plains...Rolling
Plains and the far Southern Texas Panhandle.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms across the far western South
Plains could produce heavy rain and some flooding at times
overnight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

The arrival of a cold front late Tuesday will bring the potential
for strong thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall and flooding
Tuesday night and Wednesday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
507 PM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-211015-
Cimarron-Texas-Beaver-Dallam-Sherman-Hansford-Ochiltree-Lipscomb-
Hartley-Moore-Hutchinson-Roberts-Hemphill-Oldham-Potter-Carson-
Gray-Wheeler-Deaf Smith-Randall-Armstrong-Donley-Collingsworth-
507 PM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Texas and Oklahoma
Panhandles.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will be possible across
portions of the Oklahoma and Texas Panhandles today through
tonight. A few storms that develop may become strong, with gusty
winds and small hail the primary hazards. In addition, heavy
rainfall may accompany thunderstorms, which could result in
localized flooding.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

Thunderstorms will be possible across portions of the Oklahoma
and Texas Panhandles Monday through Saturday. A few storms that
develop may become strong to severe mainly towards the end of the
week, with strong wind gusts and hail the primary hazards. In
addition, heavy rainfall may accompany thunderstorms, which could
result in localized flooding or flash flooding.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
222 PM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-211930-
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains-
Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-Gaines-
Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Andrews-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-Reeves County and Upper Trans Pecos-
Loving-Winkler-Ector-Midland-Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Reagan-
Davis/Apache Mountains Area-Pecos-Presidio Valley-Marfa Plateau-
Big Bend Area-Terrell-Guadalupe Mountains-
222 PM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017 /122 PM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017/

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southeast New
Mexico, southwest Texas and western Texas.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

Thunderstorms are expected today, mainly across western portions of
the area. The main concern with any storm will continue to be
locally heavy rainfall potentially leading to areas of localized
flash flooding. In addition, storms may also be accompanied by
frequent lightning and gusty winds.

Of particular concern for flash flooding through tonight are Eddy
and Culberson counties, where a Flash Flood Watch is in effect
through tonight

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

Thunderstorm chances continue mainly for the western areas the next
couple of days however the probability for widespread hazardous
weather is low at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$
This product, along with other watches, warnings, advisories,
and statements issued by the National Weather Service Office in
Midland, can be found on the internet at...
http://weather.gov/midland

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
1138 AM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-211745-
Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Southern Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
1138 AM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico, southwest New Mexico, and southwest Texas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Widespread rains have fallen across the area last night and
through this morning. More rainfall and thunderstorms are
expected. With the ground becoming increasingly saturated,
additional heavy rain could lead to excessive runoff and flash
flooding. An additional 1 to 2 inches of rain is possible through
Tonight, especially for areas from the Rio Grand valley and
eastward.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

The threat of flash flooding persists through Monday,as a deep flow
of Monsoon driven moisture continues to stream northward over the
borderland. This could result in an additional 1 to 2 inches or
heavy rainfall...with isolated higher amounts. A few areas of 4
inch rain totals through Monday are possible. The widespread flash
flooding threat diminishes somewhat after Monday...however
isolated to scattered showers and storms are still expected each
day. Downburst winds...and localized flooding from heavy rainfall
and hail are the main threats.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report rainfall amounts by contacting
your El Paso area National Weather Service office...or by sending
reports via the web at http://weather.gov/epz.


$$

GNL

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1119 AM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017

COZ058>089-093>099-211730-
Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Ft-
Leadville Vicinity/Lake County Below 11000 Ft-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Ft-
Central Chaffee County Below 9000 Ft-
Western Mosquito Range/East Chaffee County above 9000Ft-
Saguache County West of Continental Divide Below 10000 Ft-
Saguache County East of Continental Divide below 10000 Ft-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Del Norte Vicinity/Northern San Luis Valley Below 8500 Ft-
Alamosa  Vicinity/Central San Luis Valley Below 8500 Ft-
Southern San Luis Valley-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Northwestern Fremont County  Above 8500Ft-
Western/Central Fremont County Below 8500 Ft-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Ft-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Teller County/Rampart Range above 7500fT/Pike`s Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Ft-Pikes Peak above 11000 Ft-
Canon City Vicinity/Eastern Fremont County-
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Ft-
Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Ft-Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
Crowley County-La Junta Vicinity/Otero County-
Eastern Las Animas County-Western Kiowa County-
Eastern Kiowa County-Las Animas Vicinity/Bent County-
Lamar Vicinity/Prowers County-Springfield Vicinity/Baca County-
1119 AM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...east
central...south central and southeast Colorado.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Isolated to scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms will be
possible, with most of the activity from the I-25 corridor and
westward, and along the southern border. A few thunderstorms could
continue into the late night hours along the southern border
areas. The primary storm threat will be lightning and wind gusts
up to 50 mph. However, some of the stronger storms could also
produce small hail and locally heavy rainfall.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will be possible each day,
with thunderstorms most numerous across the mountains each
afternoon and evening. The main threats from thunderstorms will
be lightning, locally heavy rainfall, small hail, and erratic
gusty winds up to 50 mph. Locally heavy rainfall could result in
flash flooding in and near burn scars should these areas be
directly impacted.

There will be the risk of a strong to severe storm or two over
the southeast mountains and plains on Wednesday with hail up to
the size of quarters and wind gusts to around 60 mph.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will be
possible across southern Colorado this afternoon and evening.

$$

28/28

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
430 AM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-211030-
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
430 AM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible over
the mountains today. Outflow winds to 40 mph and lightning will
be the main impacts.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Moisture is expected to increase later this weekend...which will
bring greater coverage of afternoon showers and thunderstorms to
the Four Corners area early next week. Moisture is expected to
increase northward toward the Wyoming border by midweek before
drying sets in next weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
319 AM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017

NMZ501>540-211200-
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-San Juan Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-
Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-Upper Tularosa Valley-
South Central Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-Union County-
Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-
Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-Southwest Chaves County-
319 AM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Heavy rainfall is possible from portions of the Southwest Mountains
northeast and east over the Rio Grande Valley, central mountain
chain and Eastern Plains, where localized areas of flash flooding may
occur.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Thunderstorms may become more active and widespread Tuesday night due
to a frontal boundary, and Wednesday through Thursday as an upper
disturbance passes over New Mexico. Heavy rain will be again possible
which could result in localized areas of flash flooding.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report rainfall amounts and any subsequent
impacts such as flooding through the National Weather Service
Albuquerque web site at weather.gov/abq or by calling 1.888.386.7637.
You can also submit storm reports and photos on our Facebook page or
via Twitter using the hashtag nmwx.

$$


Short Term Forecast


Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
215 AM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

NMZ413-417-TXZ419>424-211015-
Southern Tularosa Basin-Otero Mesa-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
Including the cities of Chaparral, Orogrande,
White Sands Range Headquarters, Crow Flats,
East and Northeast El Paso, Socorro, Fort Bliss, Hueco Tanks,
Loma Linda, Cornudas, Dell City, Salt Flat, Sierra Blanca,
Fabens, Fort Hancock, Tornillo, and Indian Hot Springs
215 AM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.NOW...
Isolated showers and thunderstorms have developed over the area in
the last hour. These storms will are moving to the northeast at 10
to 15 mph. Brief heavy rain, gusty winds and even small hail will
be possible with these storms as the pass. These storms will
continue off and on for the next several hours.

$$

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