Flash Flood Watch in Effect

FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be
possible.

* WHERE...Portions of New Mexico and southwest Texas, including the
following areas, in New Mexico, Central Tularosa Basin, East
Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet, Eastern Black Range
Foothills, 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/Mimbres Basin and West Slopes Sacramento
Mountains Below 7500 Feet. In southwest Texas, Eastern/Central El
Paso County, Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains, Rio
Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties and
Western El Paso County.

* WHEN...From Monday afternoon through late Tuesday night.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,
creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
Low-water crossings may be flooded.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- Abundant monsoonal moisture will move into the region on Monday. This moisture will combine with an approaching upperlevel storm system to develop numerous showers and thunderstorms which could produce heavy rain and excessive runoff.
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
1026 AM MDT Sun Jun 19 2022

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-201630-
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-
1026 AM MDT Sun Jun 19 2022

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Scattered showers and thunderstorms expected this afternoon
across much of southwest New Mexico and far west Texas. High rain
rates will increase the risk of flash flooding, especially for
areas with poor drainage and forest burn scars. Gusty outflow
winds and small hail will also be possible around stronger storms.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected Monday into
Tuesday morning with new rainfall amounts of one to two inches.
High rain rates will increase the risk of flash flooding,
especially for areas with poor drainage and forest burn scars.
Arroyos and low water crossings may become impassable. Gusty
outflow winds and small hail will also be possible around
stronger storms in the evening.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report any severe weather, flooding, or
damage to the National Weather Service by calling 1.800.874.6755.
You can also submit storm reports and photos via social media.

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