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092717 flash flood watchSouthern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-Eastern Black Range Foothills-
Sierra County Lakes-Northern Dona Ana County-
Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Including the cities of Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston,
Fort Bayard, Mimbres, Hurley, Faywood, Grant County Airport,
Deming, Columbus, Hillsboro, Winston, Truth Or Consequences,
Derry, Spaceport, Garfield, Hatch, Radium Springs, Las Cruces,
Vado, and Sunland Park
721 AM MDT Wed Sep 27 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central New Mexico, including much of the Gila Region, the Black Range, most of Sierra, Dona Ana, and Luna Counties.

* Through 3 AM MDT Thursday morning.

* Numerous showers and thunderstorms with heavy rainfall rates may lead to flash flooding, particularly in areas of steep terrain.

* Flooding may lead to road closures and may affect structures in low lying areas. Creeks and arroyos are likely to become
inundated at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding can be a VERY DANGEROUS
SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.