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Flash Flood Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Thu 06/23/2022 03:01 PM EDT

End Time

Thu 06/23/2022 05:00 PM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

Reeds Peak, NM

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM 101 PM MDT Thu Jun 23 2022 The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... The Black Fire burn scar in... West Central Sierra County in south central New Mexico... Northeastern Grant County in southwestern New Mexico... * Until 300 PM MDT. * At 101 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain over the Black Fire Burn Scar. Between 0.5 and 1 inch of rain has fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.5 to 1 inch are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. Excessive rainfall over the burn scar will result in debris flow moving through the Palomas Creek. The debris flow can consist of rock, mud, vegetation and other loose materials. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms in and around the Black Fire Burn Scar. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Flooding of areas in and around the Black Fire Burn Scar. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Hermosa. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... This is a life threatening situation. Heavy rainfall will cause extensive and severe flash flooding of creeks...streams...and ditches in the Black Fire Burn Scar. Severe debris flows can also be anticipated across roads. Roads and driveways may be washed away in places. If you encounter flood waters...climb to safety. Move away from recently burned areas. Life-threatening flooding of creeks, roads and normally dry arroyos is likely. The heavy rains will likely trigger rockslides, mudslides and debris flows in steep terrain, especially in and around these areas. Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. && LAT...LON 3312 10787 3321 10785 3320 10776 3317 10754 3313 10761 3313 10770 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED