Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
323 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT TONIGHT FOR SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO AND PORTIONS OF THE WESTERN PERMIAN BASIN...

.AN APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL COMBINE WITH ABUNDANT LOW
LEVEL MOISTURE... DAYTIME HEATING... AND UPSLOPE FLOW TO PRODUCE
WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS OVER WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. AN UNUSUALLY MOIST ATMOSPHERE AND
POSSIBLE TRAINING OF STORMS MAY CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY
RAINFALL LEADING TO FLASH FLOODING TONIGHT... ESPECIALLY OVER
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND PORTIONS OF THE WESTERN PERMIAN BASIN.

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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
323 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015 /223 AM MDT MON MAY 4 2015/

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND WEST 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 WEST
  TEXAS...ANDREWS AND GAINES.

* TONIGHT.

* AMOUNTS...WIDESPREAD ONE HALF TO ONE INCH AMOUNTS. LOCAL 1 TO 3
  INCHES POSSIBLE.

* 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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