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arroyo and smal strm advsry 071819The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a

* Arroyo and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
East central Grant County in southwestern New Mexico...

* Until 615 PM MDT.

* At 414 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain continuing over the area from nearby thunderstorms. This will cause arroyo and small stream flooding in the advisory area. Up to one and a half to two inches of rain have already fallen with additional rainfall possible over the next couple of hours.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
San Lorenzo...
Bayard...
Cobre...
Hanover...
Mimbres...

Fierro...
San Juan...
Santa Clara...
Georgetown...
Upper Mimbres Valley...
and Bear Canyon Lake.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.

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