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Flood Watch


Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Tue 08/16/2022 08:59 AM EDT

End Time

Tue 08/16/2022 08:00 PM EDT




Moderate impact

Locations Affected

Marfa Municipal Airport, TX ∙ Toyah Lake, TX ∙ Dryden, TX ∙ Pine Springs Guadalupe Mountains Np, TX ∙ McKinney Mountain, TX ∙ Dagger Mountain, TX ∙ Chinati Peak, TX ∙ Hermosa, TX ∙ Boquillas Canyon, TX ∙ Levinson, TX

Full Alert Message

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Flood Watch National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX 659 AM MDT Tue Aug 16 2022 TXZ075-082-272-275>282-162100- /O.CON.KMAF.FA.A.0001.000000T0000Z-220817T0000Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Pecos-Terrell-Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-Chinati Mountains- Marfa Plateau-Davis Mountains-Davis Mountains Foothills-Central Brewster County-Chisos Basin-Presidio Valley-Lower Brewster County- Including the cities of Marfa, Dryden, Castolon, Sanderson, Alpine, Van Horn, Marathon, Big Bend NP, Fort Stockton, Presidio, Panther Junction, Chisos Basin, Lajitas, and Fort Davis 759 AM CDT Tue Aug 16 2022 ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible. * WHERE...A portion of southwest Texas, including the following areas, Central Brewster County, Chinati Mountains, Chisos Basin, Davis Mountains, Davis Mountains Foothills, Lower Brewster County, Marfa Plateau, Pecos, Presidio Valley, Terrell and Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor. * WHEN...Until 7 PM CDT this evening. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks. Low-water crossings may be flooded. Area creeks and streams are running high and could flood with more heavy rain. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Heavy rain ongoing. - PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued. &&