Alert: Flash Flood Warning issued September 30 at 3:36PM MDT expiring September 30 at 5:30PM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Albuquerque NM
Issued: 2017-09-30T15:36:36-06:00
Expires: 2017-09-30T17:30:00-06:00
WEA Text: Flash Flood Warning this area til 5:30 PM MDT. Avoid flood areas. -NWS
Description: The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
East central Lincoln County in central New Mexico…

* Until 530 PM MDT.

* At 335 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Up to two inches of rain have
already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Flash flooding will remain over mainly rural areas of east central
Lincoln County.

Flood waters are moving down the Gallo Arroyo and Arroyo del Macho.

Instruction: Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Arroyos, streams and normally dry rivers can become raging killer
currents in a matter of minutes. Water in arroyos can travel many
miles and take hours to reach your location from upstream rain areas.

Link to more Info:
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Lincoln

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2534328-2365189
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings