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Do not drive vehicles through flooded areas. The water depth and road condition may be unsafe. Additional information is available at https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/ Stay tuned for further updates by listening to NOAA weather radio... or your local radio and TV stations.

Please carefully read each posted Warning and Alert as it relates to the area(s) being affected. We provide a wider range of issued warnings for surrounding cities and counties, so some alerts may not directly impact this location. This is done to help with preparing for severe weather that may overlap or be heading towards Alamogordo.

Use the Radar Maps link provided to understand the trajectory of a storm.

Flood Watch

Flood Watch issued July 18 at 9:36PM MDT until July 19 at 6:00AM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible. * WHERE...A portion of central New Mexico, including the following area, South Central Highlands. * WHEN...Until 6 AM MDT Friday. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Heavy rainfall rates in excess of 2 inches per hour will be capable of producing flash flooding. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
South Central Highlands

Flood Watch

Flood Watch issued July 18 at 9:36PM MDT until July 19 at 6:00AM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible. * WHERE...A portion of central New Mexico, including the following area, South Central Mountains. * WHEN...Until 6 AM MDT Friday. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. This includes the Sacramento Complex of burn scars. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Heavy rainfall rates in excess of 2 inches per hour will be capable of producing flash flooding, particularly over recent burn scars. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
South Central Mountains

Flood Watch

Flood Watch issued July 18 at 9:36PM MDT until July 20 at 3:00AM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

The Flash Flood Watch is cancelled for portions of north central and northeast New Mexico, including the following areas, in north central New Mexico, East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Jemez Mountains and Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains. In northeast New Mexico, Northeast Highlands. Flash flooding is no longer expected to pose a threat. Please continue to heed any remaining road closures.

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Area
Jemez Mountains; Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains; East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains; Northeast Highlands

Flood Watch

Flood Watch issued July 18 at 9:36PM MDT until July 20 at 3:00AM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible. * WHERE...A portion of central New Mexico, including the following area, South Central Mountains. * WHEN...Until 6 AM MDT Friday. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. This includes the Sacramento Complex of burn scars. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Heavy rainfall rates in excess of 2 inches per hour will be capable of producing flash flooding, particularly over recent burn scars. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
South Central Mountains

Flood Watch

Flood Watch issued July 18 at 2:28PM MDT until July 20 at 3:00AM MDT by NWS El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM

* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible. * WHERE...A portion of south central New Mexico, including the following areas, East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet, Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet and West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet. * WHEN...Through late Friday night. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Storm drains and ditches may become clogged with debris. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Moist atmospheric conditions will persist over the region with slow moving and training storms produce heavy rainfall with a potential for flash flooding along drainages and streams. Recent wildfire burn scars will be particular sensitive to any amount of rainfall with flash flooding possible. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet; Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet; East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet
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