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WGUS65 KABQ 191752  
FFAABQ  
 
FLOOD WATCH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM  
1152 AM MDT THU JUL 19 2018  
 
NMZ508-200600-  
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-  
1152 AM MDT THU JUL 19 2018  
   
..FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR  
 
* A PORTION OF SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS:  
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS.  
 
* THROUGH THIS EVENING  
 
* PLENTY OF MOISTURE AND AN UNSTABLE AIRMASS WILL COMBINE TO  
PRODUCE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS  
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SOME OF THE RAIN WILL BE HEAVY WITH  
THE POTENTIAL FOR ISOLATED FLASH FLOODING.  
 
* EXTREME CAUTION IS NEEDED IN AND AROUND THE BUZZARD BURN SCAR. IF  
THE RAIN BECOMES HEAVY, THIS COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING WITH  
MUD AND DEBRIS FLOWS. THIS INCLUDES FOREST ROADS 94, 38 AND 233  
AS WELL AS BEAR, LONG AND FIVE SPRINGS CANYONS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO  
FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.  
MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH  
FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.  
 

 
 

 
 
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