896  
WGUS74 KEPZ 152104  
FFSEPZ  
 
FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX  
304 PM MDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
NMC013-152115-  
/O.CON.KEPZ.FF.W.0018.000000T0000Z-180815T2115Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
DONA ANA NM-  
304 PM MDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 315 PM MDT FOR  
CENTRAL DONA ANA COUNTY...  
 
AT 302 PM MDT, NEW THUNDERSTORMS WERE MOVING ALONG THE EAST MESA,  
INTO THE AREA IMPACTED BY HEAVY RAINFALL EARLIER THIS AFTERNOON.  
WHILE RAINFALL RATES ARE NOT AS HEAVY AS WITH THE PREVIOUS STORMS,  
THE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF UP TO A HALF INCH COULD EXACERBATE ANY  
ON-GOING FLOODING PROBLEMS.  
 
SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
EAST MESA...  
AND FAR NORTHEAST LAS CRUCES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
REMAIN ALERT FOR FLOODING EVEN IN LOCATIONS NOT RECEIVING RAIN.  
ARROYOS, STREAMS, AND RIVERS CAN BECOME RAGING KILLER CURRENTS IN A  
MATTER OF MINUTES, EVEN FROM DISTANT RAINFALL.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3247 10662 3239 10661 3237 10673 3246 10673  
 

 
 
HARDIMAN  
 
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