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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:53 AM MDT on August 01, 2014

Expires 10:00 AM EDT on August 03, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of nm and TX... including the following areas... in
nm... central Tularosa basin... east slopes Sacramento Mountains
below 7500 feet... eastern Black Range foothills... lowlands of
the bootheel... northern Dona Ana County... Otero Mesa...
Sacramento Mountains above 7500 feet... Sierra County lakes...
southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley... southern Gila
foothills/Mimbres valley... southern Gila Highlands/Black
Range... southern Tularosa basin... southwest desert/lower Gila
River valley... southwest desert/Mimbres basin... uplands of the
bootheel... upper Gila River valley and west slopes Sacramento
Mountains below 7500 feet. In TX... eastern/central El Paso
County... northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains... Rio
Grande Valley of eastern El Paso/western Hudspeth counties...
Rio Grande Valley of eastern Hudspeth County... Salt Basin...
southern Hudspeth Highlands and western El Paso County.

* Through Sunday morning

* widespread areas of rainfall of 1 to 3 inches... with a few
areas possibly totaling 4-5 inches... through Sunday morning.

* Normally dry arroyos and streams could be quickly filled with
fast moving water... mud and debris. Low water crossing
roadways could become impassable. Flooding of poorly drained
streets and intersections is possible for urban 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.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 8:45 AM MDT on August 01, 2014


The following is a list of significant rainfall reports from the
storm from July 31 through the morning of August 1. This summary
includes both official and unofficial observations. Appreciation
is extended to cocorahs precipitation observers... citizen weather
observers (cwop)... Skywarn spotters... and other network operators
for sharing their data. This summary can also be found on our web
Page at weather.Gov/elpaso


**********************24 hour rainfall**********************

Location 24 hour time/date comments
                     rainfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

New Mexico

... Dona Ana County...
   6 SSE Las Cruces 2.43 700 am 8/01 elev 4104 ft cocorahs
   9 ESE Las Cruces 2.28 800 am 8/01 elev 4962 ft cocorahs
   7 ESE Las Cruces 2.20 600 am 8/01 elev 4554 ft cocorahs
   5 WNW Las Cruces 2.20 600 am 8/01 elev 3911 ft cocorahs
   9 NE Las Cruces 2.20 700 am 8/01 elev 4619 ft cocorahs
   2 SW Las Cruces 2.15 700 am 8/01 elev 3892 ft cocorahs
   La Mesa 2.14 700 am 8/01 elev 3831 ft cocorahs
   2 W Organ 2.05 700 am 8/01 elev 4682 ft cocorahs
   4 SSE Las Cruces 2.00 700 am 8/01 elev 4081 ft cocorahs
   2 WNW Las Cruces 1.96 700 am 8/01 elev 3971 ft cocorahs
   6 W Las Cruces 1.96 700 am 8/01 elev 3983 ft cocorahs
   7 se Mesilla Park 1.73 700 am 8/01 elev 3842 ft cocorahs
   3 W Las Cruces 1.66 700 am 8/01 elev 3914 ft cocorahs
   2 WSW Las Cruces 1.63 700 am 8/01 elev 3894 ft cocorahs
   3 SSE Las Cruces 1.63 700 am 8/01 elev 4150 ft cocorahs
   5 S Las Cruces 1.56 700 am 8/01 elev 3891 ft cocorahs
   1 SW Las Cruces 1.51 700 am 8/01 elev 4032 ft cocorahs
   1 W Las Cruces 1.50 650 am 8/01 elev 3990 ft cocorahs
   4 W Las Cruces 1.41 700 am 8/01 elev 3912 ft cocorahs
   1 S Las Cruces 1.41 700 am 8/01 elev 4052 ft cocorahs
   2 SSE Las Cruces 1.24 800 am 8/01 elev 4124 ft cocorahs
   5 S La Mesa 1.19 630 am 8/01 elev 3852 ft cocorahs
   4 SW Las Cruces 1.12 700 am 8/01 elev 3890 ft cocorahs
   3 se Las Cruces 1.04 800 am 8/01 elev 4162 ft cocorahs
   8 SSW Anthony 1.03 700 am 8/01 elev 3757 ft cocorahs
   Las Cruces 1.03 700 am 8/01 elev 4157 ft cocorahs
   6 SSW Las Cruces 1.00 700 am 8/01 elev 3883 ft cocorahs
   2 se Las Cruces 1.00 500 am 8/01 elev 4163 ft cocorahs
   4 WNW Las Cruces 0.95 647 am 8/01 elev 3916 ft cocorahs
   1 se Las Cruces 0.90 700 am 8/01 elev 4172 ft cocorahs
   1 NE Las Cruces 0.89 700 am 8/01 elev 4249 ft cocorahs
   7 WSW Las Cruces 0.84 700 am 8/01 elev 4092 ft cocorahs
   4 NNE Las Cruces 0.83 700 am 8/01 elev 4338 ft cocorahs
   6 NE Las Cruces 0.83 700 am 8/01 elev 4465 ft cocorahs
   2 N Las Cruces 0.83 800 am 8/01 elev 4258 ft cocorahs
   3 NNE Las Cruces 0.82 700 am 8/01 elev 4304 ft cocorahs
   2 ENE Las Cruces 0.81 700 am 8/01 elev 4281 ft cocorahs
   2 E Mesilla Park 0.80 700 am 8/01 elev 3865 ft cocorahs
   1 NNE Chamberino 0.77 700 am 8/01 elev 3815 ft cocorahs
   2 NE Las Cruces 0.76 700 am 8/01 elev 4278 ft cocorahs
   8 WSW Las Cruces 0.74 700 am 8/01 elev 4163 ft cocorahs
   3 NW Las Cruces 0.59 700 am 8/01 elev 4012 ft cocorahs
   16 NW Las Cruces 0.55 700 am 8/01 elev 3973 ft cocorahs
   1 SW Santa Teresa 0.45 700 am 8/01 elev 3928 ft cocorahs
   5 NNW Las Cruces 0.43 715 am 8/01 elev 4193 ft cocorahs
   Las Cruces Airport 0.42 600 am 8/01 elev 4455 ft AWOS
   1 SSE Santa Teresa 0.36 700 am 8/01 elev 3810 ft cocorahs
   7 ESE Hatch 0.17 700 am 8/01 elev 4104 ft cocorahs

... Grant County...
   17 E san lorezno 1.32 700 am 8/01 elev 5728 ft cocorahs
   City of Rocks S.P. 0.68 800 am 8/01 elev 5187 ft cocorahs
   2 NE cliff 0.60 800 am 8/01 elev 4563 ft cocorahs
   6 NE cliff 0.55 700 am 8/01 elev 4682 ft cocorahs
   4 se Mimbres 0.43 815 am 8/01 elev 5837 ft cocorahs
   4 NW Silver City 0.20 700 am 8/01 elev 6371 ft cocorahs
   Bayard 0.20 630 am 8/01 elev 5837 ft cocorahs
   6 N Silver City 0.20 700 am 8/01 elev 6650 ft cocorahs
   5 W Silver City 0.18 630 am 8/01 elev 6352 ft cocorahs
   Gila 0.17 700 am 8/01 elev 4560 ft cocorahs
   Tyrone 0.16 600 am 8/01 elev 5763 ft cocorahs
   2 NNW Silver City 0.16 600 am 8/01 elev 6145 ft cocorahs
   4 WSW Silver City 0.14 700 am 8/01 elev 6196 ft cocorahs
   3 NNW Silver City 0.14 700 am 8/01 elev 6184 ft cocorahs
   4 N Silver City 0.12 700 am 8/01 elev 6664 ft cocorahs
   5 N Silver City 0.12 700 am 8/01 elev 6775 ft cocorahs
   14 SSW Silver City 0.12 700 am 8/01 elev 5956 ft cocorahs
   3 SW Silver City 0.11 530 am 8/01 elev 5942 ft cocorahs
   Silver City 0.10 600 am 8/01 elev 5997 ft cocorahs
   3 ENE Gila 0.10 530 am 8/01 elev 4754 ft cocorahs
   9 ENE Hanover 0.10 530 am 8/01 elev 6463 ft cocorahs
   1 WSW Silver City 0.10 700 am 8/01 elev 6072 ft cocorahs
   4 S Silver City 0.08 700 am 8/01 elev 5735 ft cocorahs
   1 NNW Silver City 0.08 700 am 8/01 elev 6017 ft cocorahs
   3 se Silver City 0.07 800 am 8/01 elev 5850 ft cocorahs
   1 W Mule Creek 0.03 700 am 8/01 elev 5253 ft cocorahs

... Hidalgo County...
   5 NNE Rodeo 0.60 800 am 8/01 elev 4073 ft cocorahs

... Luna County...
   Deming Airport 0.34 600 am 8/01 elev 4314 ft ASOS
   5 E Deming 0.32 700 am 8/01 elev 4261 ft cocorahs
   12 WSW Deming 0.30 700 am 8/01 elev 4377 ft cocorahs
   1 ESE Deming 0.28 700 am 8/01 elev 4135 ft cocorahs
   4 se Deming 0.25 700 am 8/01 elev 4270 ft cocorahs
   6 SSW Deming 0.22 700 am 8/01 elev 4324 ft cocorahs
   9 se Deming 0.22 700 am 8/01 elev 4508 ft cocorahs
   20 W Columbus 0.22 700 am 8/01 elev 4537 ft cocorahs
   16 WSW Deming 0.20 600 am 8/01 elev 4356 ft cocorahs
   6 WSW Deming 0.19 637 am 8/01 elev 4385 ft cocorahs
   8 SSW Deming 0.10 700 am 8/01 elev 4302 ft cocorahs
   8 S Deming 0.07 700 am 8/01 elev 4273 ft cocorahs
   19 NNE Deming 0.05 700 am 8/01 elev 4183 ft cocorahs
   16 ESE Deming 0.05 700 am 8/01 elev 4101 ft cocorahs
   4 NNW Columbus 0.03 800 am 8/01 elev 4192 ft cocorahs

... Otero County...
   7 S Alamogordo 2.20 700 am 8/01 elev 4129 ft cocorahs
   Sunspot 1.70 640 am 8/01 elev 9190 ft cocorahs
   Cloudcroft 1.21 700 am 8/01 elev 8881 ft cocorahs
   2 se Alamogordo 1.13 645 am 8/01 elev 4524 ft cocorahs
   1 se High Rolls 1.13 645 am 8/01 elev 6765 ft cocorahs
   5 W High Rolls 1.03 700 am 8/01 elev 6601 ft cocorahs
   2 NE Alamogordo 0.92 515 am 8/01 elev 4528 ft cocorahs
   Holloman AFB 0.90 600 am 8/01 elev 4095 ft
   6 ENE La Luz 0.85 615 am 8/01 elev 6106 ft cocorahs
   Alamogordo Airport 0.82 600 am 8/01 elev 4196 ft AWOS
   3 NNE Alamogordo 0.75 800 am 8/01 elev 4439 ft cocorahs
   Tularosa 0.69 700 am 8/01 elev 4505 ft cocorahs
   5 NE Cloudcroft 0.56 700 am 8/01 elev 8327 ft cocorahs
   9 N Alamogordo 0.55 700 am 8/01 elev 4528 ft cocorahs
   2 S Cloudcroft 0.55 700 am 8/01 elev 8723 ft cocorahs
   4 NE Cloudcroft 0.53 700 am 8/01 elev 8280 ft cocorahs
   2 SW Cloudcroft 0.51 700 am 8/01 elev 8970 ft cocorahs
   4 SSE Mayhill 0.24 700 am 8/01 elev 6877 ft cocorahs

... Sierra County...
   1 SW truth or conseq 0.08 800 am 8/01 elev 4314 ft cocorahs
   1 NE Elephant Butte 0.04 700 am 8/01 elev 4509 ft cocorahs

Texas

... El Paso County...
   11 WNW El Paso 1.72 700 am 8/01 elev 3767 ft cocorahs
   Anthony 0.99 800 am 8/01 elev 3837 ft cocorahs
   6 N El Paso 0.32 700 am 8/01 elev 4127 ft cocorahs
   5 W El Paso 0.18 700 am 8/01 elev 4335 ft cocorahs
   4 NW Socorro 0.14 700 am 8/01 elev 3673 ft cocorahs
   3 NNE El Paso 0.13 700 am 8/01 elev 3921 ft cocorahs
   11 E El Paso 0.10 700 am 8/01 elev 3987 ft cocorahs
   5 WSW El Paso 0.10 600 am 8/01 elev 4386 ft cocorahs
   5 NNE El Paso 0.06 700 am 8/01 elev 3926 ft cocorahs
   5 N El Paso 0.05 700 am 8/01 elev 3995 ft cocorahs
   1 WSW El Paso 0.05 700 am 8/01 elev 4167 ft cocorahs
   El Paso Airport 0.04 600 am 8/01 elev 3917 ft ASOS
   8 SW El Paso 0.04 700 am 8/01 elev 3853 ft cocorahs
   9 se El Paso 0.04 700 am 8/01 elev 3920 ft cocorahs
   1 SW Sparks 0.04 600 am 8/01 elev 3709 ft cocorahs
   4 SSW El Paso 0.04 700 am 8/01 elev 3974 ft cocorahs
   3 SSW El Paso 0.03 600 am 8/01 elev 3972 ft cocorahs

... Hudspeth County...
   Bosque Bonita 1.03 700 am 8/01 elev 3212 ft cocorahs
   1 SW Dell City 0.72 800 am 8/01 elev 3736 ft cocorahs
   7 E Indian hot Sprin 0.52 700 am 8/01 elev 3421 ft cocorahs
   Frenchman canyon 0.50 700 am 8/01 elev 4896 ft cocorahs
   4 SW Van Horn 0.42 600 am 8/01 elev 4335 ft cocorahs
   13 N Sierra Blanca 0.40 700 am 8/01 elev 4599 ft cocorahs
   15 NNW Allamoore 0.32 700 am 8/01 elev 5172 ft cocorahs
   11 ESE Sierra Blanca 0.30 700 am 8/01 elev 4330 ft cocorahs
   tammen ranch 0.21 700 am 8/01 elev 4821 ft cocorahs
   17 N Allamoore 0.11 700 am 8/01 elev 5524 ft cocorahs
   21 NE Fort Hancock 0.11 750 am 8/01 elev 5013 ft cocorahs
   9 WSW Cornudas 0.04 610 am 8/01 elev 4536 ft cocorahs


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