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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
156 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING FOR THE PERMIAN BASIN...LOWER TRANS PECOS...AND BIG BEND
AREA...

.ABUNDANT SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE OVER THE
REGION THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. THIS MOISTURE WILL INTERACT WITH A
POTENT UPPER TROUGH BEGINNING TONIGHT AND A STRONG COLD FRONT ON
SUNDAY TO RESULT IN WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS
WEST TEXAS. THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT THREAT OF HEAVY RAINFALL...
WITH RAINFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES POSSIBLE ACROSS THE PERMIAN
BASIN...LOWER TRANS PECOS...AND BIG BEND AREA. POTENTIALLY SLOW
MOVING STORMS COULD RESULT IN LOCALLY HIGHER RAINFALL AMOUNTS.

TXZ045>048-050>053-060>063-067>070-075-081-082-251000-
/O.CON.KMAF.FF.A.0009.160925T0000Z-160926T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GAINES-DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-PECOS-
BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SEMINOLE...LAMESA...GAIL...SNYDER...
ANDREWS...STANTON...BIG SPRING...COLORADO CITY...KERMIT...
ODESSA...MIDLAND...GARDEN CITY...MONAHANS...CRANE...MCCAMEY...
RANKIN...BIG LAKE...FORT STOCKTON...BIG BEND NP...MARATHON...
DRYDEN...SANDERSON
156 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND WEST
  TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...THE PERMIAN
  BASIN...LOWER TRANS PECOS...AND BIG BEND AREA.

* FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING

* HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
353 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-251115-
CIMARRON-TEXAS-BEAVER-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-OCHILTREE-LIPSCOMB-
HARTLEY-MOORE-HUTCHINSON-ROBERTS-HEMPHILL-OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-
GRAY-WHEELER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
353 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA
PANHANDLES.

.DAY ONE...THROUGH TONIGHT.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN TWO THIRDS OF
THE COMBINED PANHANDLES THROUGH TONIGHT. A STORM OR TWO MAY BECOME
SEVERE MAINLY EAST OF A BEAVER TO CANYON LINE THROUGH THIS EVENING
WITH DAMAGING WINDS THE MAIN THREAT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST HALF OF THE
COMBINED PANHANDLES SUNDAY MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
AGAIN ACROSS PARTS OF THE PANHANDLES THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. NO
SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED FROM THESE STORMS AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

$$

COCKRELL

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
149 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-251900-
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-
149 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016 /1249 PM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...SOUTHWEST TEXAS AND WESTERN TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES INCREASE ACROSS WEST TEXAS TODAY AND TONIGHT
AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND THE UPPER TRANS PECOS OVERNIGHT
TOWARD MORNING. STRONGER STORMS WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY HEAVY RAIN
THAT MAY RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...WIND
GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 MPH...AND HAIL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
NUMEROUS...WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY AND EARLY
MONDAY...ESPECIALLY OVER THE WESTERN LOW ROLLING PLAINS...PERMIAN
BASIN...AND LOWER TRANS PECOS. THE CHANCE OF RAIN WILL INCREASE
FARTHER WEST TOO INCLUDING THE UPPER TRANS PECOS AND SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO. HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING WILL BE THE MAIN
THREATS...ALONG WITH FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS. A FLASH
FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WESTERN LOW ROLLING PLAINS...THE
PERMIAN BASIN...THE LOWER TRANS PECOS AND THE BIG BEND AREA. A
FLASH FLOOD WATCH WILL LIKELY BE EXTENDED FARTHER WEST IN THE NEXT
24 HOURS OR SO. RIVER FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE ON THE COLORADO
AND RIO GRANDE RIVERS.

STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH GUADALUPE PASS
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND MONDAY MORNING WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF 40 TO
50 MPH WITH GUST OF 55 TO 65 MPH. A HIGH WIND WARNING IS IN
EFFECT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED. HOWEVER STARTING EARLY
SUNDAY LOCAL EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR IMPACTS
FROM FLASH FLOODING IN BOTH RURAL AND URBAN SETTINGS. RIVER LEVEL
RISES WILL ALSO POSSIBLE ON PARTS OF THE COLORADO...PECOS...AND
RIO GRANDE RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES.

$$
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 /LOWER CASE/
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MIDLAND

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1201 PM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

COZ058>089-093>099-251815-
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-
1201 PM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

SOME LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ANY ACCUMULATIONS WILL
GENERALLY BE UNDER ONE INCH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY OVER THE
MOUNTAINS...BEGINNING LATE WEDNESDAY AND CONTINUING THROUGH
FRIDAY. THE PRIMARY THREATS FROM MOST STORMS WILL BE LIGHTNING
AND GUSTY WINDS. HOWEVER...A FEW OF THE STRONGER STORMS COULD
ALSO PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND SMALL HAIL...ESPECIALLY ON
THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1102 AM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-251715-
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-
1102 AM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

THE CENTER OF A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO SLIDE ACROSS
NORTHEASTERN UTAH AND NORTHWESTERN COLORADO TODAY. THIS WILL
RESULT IN LINGERING SHOWERS AROUND THE AREA THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON WITH HIGH ELEVATION SNOW FOR NORTHEASTERN UTAH AND
NORTHWESTERN COLORADO AND RAIN AT THE LOWER ELEVATIONS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE A POSSIBILITY THIS AFTERNOON. DRIER AND
COOLER WEATHER WILL ENCOMPASS THE REGION THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
WITH FREEZING TEMPERATURES POSSIBLE IN SOME OF THE HIGHER VALLEY
LOCATIONS NEAR AND ALONG THE DIVIDE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

DRY WEATHER RETURNS SUNDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE GREAT
BASIN AND ROCKY MOUNTAIN STATES. MONSOON TYPE MOISTURE RETURNS
WEDNESDAY SUPPORTING THE POSSIBILITY OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
BEGINNING MIDWEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
1117 AM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

TXZ021>044-251630-
PARMER-CASTRO-SWISHER-BRISCOE-HALL-CHILDRESS-BAILEY-LAMB-HALE-
FLOYD-MOTLEY-COTTLE-COCHRAN-HOCKLEY-LUBBOCK-CROSBY-DICKENS-KING-
YOAKUM-TERRY-LYNN-GARZA-KENT-STONEWALL-
1117 AM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE SOUTH PLAINS...ROLLING
PLAINS AND THE FAR SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH LOCATIONS EAST OF INTERSTATE 27 AND
HIGHWAY 87 MOST FAVORED. THE GREATEST THREAT WITH THIS ACTIVITY
WILL BE LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND GUSTY WINDS...THOUGH A FEW STORMS
COULD BRIEFLY BECOME STRONG TO MARGINALLY SEVERE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY PARTICULARLY SOUTH
OF A LINE FROM BROWNFIELD TO PADUCAH. ADDITIONALLY...STRONG
NORTHEASTERLY WINDS MAY BRIEFLY BECOME SUSTAINED IN EXCESS OF 30
MPH ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST TEXAS PANHANDLE AND NORTHWEST SOUTH
PLAINS BEHIND A STRONG COLD FRONT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

LIMITED SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED THIS AFTERNOON.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
613 AM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

NMZ501>540-251200-
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-
613 AM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

STRONG WIND WILL ACCOMPANY A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE ACROSS THE
EASTERN PLAINS AS WELL AS IMPACTS TO THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY ON
SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

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