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Flash Flood Warning issued August 17 at 3:49PM MDT until August 17 at 7:00PM MDT by NWS Midland/Odessa TX

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The National Weather Service in Midland/Odessa has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Southwestern Eddy County in southeastern New Mexico…
Northwestern Culberson County in southwestern Texas…

* Until 700 PM MDT /800 PM CDT/.

* At 349 PM MDT /449 PM CDT/, Doppler radar and automated rain
gauges indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the
warned area. Between 1 and 1.5 inches of rain have fallen. The
expected rainfall rate is 1.5 to 2.5 inches in 1 hour. Flash
flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

HAZARD…Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.

SOURCE…Radar and automated gauges.

IMPACT…Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban
areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as
other poor drainage and low-lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include…
Pine Springs, McKittrick Canyon, Guadalupe Mountains National
Park, Carlsbad Caverns National Park and Lincoln National Forest.
Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life.

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