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WGUS65 KABQ 190821  
FFAABQ  
 
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WATCH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM  
221 AM MDT FRI AUG 19 2022  
 
NMZ204-210-213-216-227-230-190930-  
/O.CAN.KABQ.FA.A.0036.220819T1800Z-220821T0600Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-TUSAS MOUNTAINS INCLUDING CHAMA-NORTHERN  
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-JOHNSON AND  
BARTLETT MESAS INCLUDING RATON PASS-UNION COUNTY-  
221 AM MDT FRI AUG 19 2022  
   
..FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED
 
 
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL AND  
NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS, IN NORTH  
CENTRAL NEW MEXICO, NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS, NORTHWEST  
HIGHLANDS, TUSAS MOUNTAINS INCLUDING CHAMA AND UPPER RIO GRANDE  
VALLEY. IN NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO, JOHNSON AND BARTLETT MESAS  
INCLUDING RATON PASS AND UNION COUNTY.  
 
THE FLASH FLOODING THREAT WILL BE FOCUSED FARTHER SOUTH OF THE AREA.  
THEREFORE, THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS BEING CANCELLED.  
 

 
 
NMZ207-212-214-217>219-221>223-228-229-231>237-191815-  
/O.EXT.KABQ.FA.A.0036.220820T1300Z-220821T0600Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-GLORIETA MESA INCLUDING GLORIETA PASS-  
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-ESPANOLA VALLEY-SANTA FE  
METRO AREA-MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY INCLUDING THE ALBUQUERQUE  
METRO AREA-SANDIA AND MANZANO MOUNTAINS INCLUDING EDGEWOOD-  
ESTANCIA VALLEY-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-  
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-  
GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE  
BACA COUNTY-  
221 AM MDT FRI AUG 19 2022  
 
...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY  
EVENING...  
 
* WHAT...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY EXCESSIVE RAINFALL CONTINUES TO BE  
POSSIBLE.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF CENTRAL, EAST CENTRAL, NORTH CENTRAL,  
NORTHEAST, AND WEST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING  
AREAS, IN CENTRAL NEW MEXICO, CENTRAL HIGHLANDS, ESTANCIA VALLEY,  
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY INCLUDING THE ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA AND  
SANDIA AND MANZANO MOUNTAINS INCLUDING EDGEWOOD. IN EAST CENTRAL  
NEW MEXICO, CURRY COUNTY, DE BACA COUNTY, GUADALUPE COUNTY, QUAY  
COUNTY AND ROOSEVELT COUNTY. IN NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO, ESPANOLA  
VALLEY, GLORIETA MESA INCLUDING GLORIETA PASS, SANTA FE METRO AREA  
AND SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS. IN NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO,  
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY, FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS, HARDING COUNTY  
AND NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS. IN WEST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO, WEST CENTRAL  
HIGHLANDS.  
 
* WHEN...FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...EXCESSIVE RUNOFF MAY RESULT IN FLOODING OF RIVERS,  
CREEKS, STREAMS, AND OTHER LOW-LYING AND FLOOD-PRONE LOCATIONS.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...  
- A LONG DURATION RAINFALL EVENT WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS IS  
EXPECTED SATURDAY WHEN WIDESPREAD AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES  
ARE LIKELY, ESPECIALLY ACROSS PARTS OF EASTERN NM WHERE  
LOCALLY UP TO 3 INCHES IS POSSIBLE.  
- 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
NMZ202-205-206-208-209-211-215-220-224>226-238>241-191815-  
/O.CON.KABQ.FA.A.0036.220819T1800Z-220821T0600Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-  
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-  
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-  
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-SOUTH CENTRAL  
MOUNTAINS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST  
CHAVES COUNTY-SAN AGUSTIN PLAINS AND ADJACENT LOWLANDS-  
221 AM MDT FRI AUG 19 2022  
 
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH  
SATURDAY EVENING...  
 
* WHAT...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY EXCESSIVE RAINFALL CONTINUES TO BE  
POSSIBLE.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF CENTRAL, NORTH CENTRAL, NORTHWEST, SOUTHEAST,  
AND WEST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS, IN  
CENTRAL NEW MEXICO, EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY, LOWER RIO GRANDE  
VALLEY, SAN AGUSTIN PLAINS AND ADJACENT LOWLANDS, SOUTH CENTRAL  
HIGHLANDS, SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY. IN  
NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO, EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS  
AND JEMEZ MOUNTAINS. IN NORTHWEST NEW MEXICO, CHUSKA MOUNTAINS. IN  
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO, CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS AND SOUTHWEST CHAVES  
COUNTY. IN WEST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO, SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY,  
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS, WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND WEST CENTRAL  
PLATEAU.  
 
* WHEN...FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...EXCESSIVE RUNOFF MAY RESULT IN FLOODING OF RIVERS,  
CREEKS, STREAMS, AND OTHER LOW-LYING AND FLOOD-PRONE LOCATIONS.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...  
- SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY WILL TRANSITION INTO A LONG  
DURATION RAINFALL EVENT WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY.  
WIDESPREAD AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE LIKELY, ESPECIALLY  
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN HIGH TERRAIN AND SOUTHEAST PLAINS OF NM.  
- 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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