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Tropical Center

Flash Flood Warning


Event Extended (Time) Expired

Start Time

Wed 07/10/2024 04:51 PM EDT

End Time

Wed 07/10/2024 08:00 PM EDT




High impact

Flash floodradar indicated
Flash flood damage threatconsiderable

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM 251 PM MDT Wed Jul 10 2024 The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has extended the * Flash Flood Warning for... The South Fork burn scar in... Northern Otero in south central New Mexico... * Until 600 PM MDT. * At 251 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain over the South Fork Burn Scar. Between 0.2 and 0.5 inches of rain have 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 Rio Ruidoso. The debris flow can consist of rock, mud, vegetation and other loose materials. HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms producing flash flooding in and around the South Fork Burn Scar. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of areas in and around the South Fork Burn Scar. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... mainly rural areas of Northern Otero 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 South Fork 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. Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life. && LAT...LON 3331 10574 3332 10576 3333 10578 3335 10578 3339 10578 3339 10575 3339 10573 3337 10573 3331 10573 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE