Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
315 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING FOR SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND PORTIONS OF
THE WESTERN LOW ROLLING PLAINS...

.AN APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL COMBINE WITH ABUNDANT LOW
LEVEL MOISTURE AND A DRYLINE TO PRODUCE WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS
OVER WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO MONDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.  AN UNUSUALLY MOIST ATMOSPHERE AND POSSIBLE TRAINING OF
STORMS MAY RESULT CREATE IN POTENTIALLY HEAVY RAINFALL LEADING TO
FLASH FLOODING MONDAY NIGHT...ESPECIALLY OVER SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
AND PORTIONS OF THE WESTERN LOW ROLLING PLAINS.

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045-050-041200-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
ANDREWS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...TATUM...
HOBBS...LOVINGTON...EUNICE...JAL...SEMINOLE...ANDREWS
315 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015 /215 PM MDT SUN MAY 3 2015/

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND PORTIONS OF THE WESTERN LOW ROLLING
  PLAINS...INCLUDING GAINES AND ANDREWS COUNTIES.

* FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* AMOUNTS...WIDESPREAD ONE HALF TO ONE INCH AMOUNTS.  LOCAL AMOUNTS
  HIGHER.

* RAPID RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL MAY RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING
  OF FLOOD PRONE AND 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.

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