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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 12:58 PM MDT Aug. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a

* Arroyo and small stream flood advisory for...
north central Cibola County in west central New Mexico...

* until 400 PM MDT.

* At 1256 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to slow
moving thunderstorms over the Diener Canyon and Bluewater wild
fire burn areas. These storms will produce between one half and
one and one half inches of rain on and to the immediate east of
these burn areas. This will cause Arroyo and small stream flooding
in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Bluewater Lake.

This will impact the Diener Canyon and Bluewater wild fire burn
scars.

Some locations impacted due to the Diener Canyon scar include Forest
roads 480 and 504 as well as ojo Redondo campground and Post Office
Flat.

Some locations impacted due to the Bluewater scar include State Road
612 and Forest Road 178, Bluewater creek, Bluewater Lake State Park
and Bluewater parking area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Runoff from rainfall will cause elevated water levels within
vulnerable drainages in and downstream of the Diener Canyon and
Bluewater fire burn areas.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3525 10813 3531 10811 3530 10802 3523 10791
      3512 10803 3517 10815 3522 10816


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Public Information Statement
Issued: 12:52 PM MDT Aug. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

Preliminary rainfall reports across north and central New Mexico
for the last 27 hours.

... County... storm total time/date of
   location /inches/ measurement

... Lincoln County...
   Nogal 2 NNW 0.85 915 am 8/21
   Angus 2 W 0.66 915 am 8/21
   Bonito Lake 3 NE 0.32 915 am 8/21
   Carrizozo 5 se 0.25 915 am 8/21
   Ruidoso 2 SSW 0.22 700 am 8/21
   Nogal 2 WSW 0.17 915 am 8/21
   Ruidoso 1 N 0.12 915 am 8/21


Guyer

1252 PM MDT Tue Aug 21 2018

Preliminary rainfall reports across north and central New Mexico
for the last 27 hours.

... County... storm total time/date of
   location /inches/ measurement

... Lincoln County...
   Nogal 2 NNW 0.85 915 am 8/21
   Angus 2 W 0.66 915 am 8/21
   Bonito Lake 3 NE 0.32 915 am 8/21
   Carrizozo 5 se 0.25 915 am 8/21
   Ruidoso 2 SSW 0.22 700 am 8/21
   Nogal 2 WSW 0.17 915 am 8/21
   Ruidoso 1 N 0.12 915 am 8/21


Guyer


Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 12:58 PM MDT Aug. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a

* Arroyo and small stream flood advisory for...
north central Cibola County in west central New Mexico...

* until 400 PM MDT.

* At 1256 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to slow
moving thunderstorms over the Diener Canyon and Bluewater wild
fire burn areas. These storms will produce between one half and
one and one half inches of rain on and to the immediate east of
these burn areas. This will cause Arroyo and small stream flooding
in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Bluewater Lake.

This will impact the Diener Canyon and Bluewater wild fire burn
scars.

Some locations impacted due to the Diener Canyon scar include Forest
roads 480 and 504 as well as ojo Redondo campground and Post Office
Flat.

Some locations impacted due to the Bluewater scar include State Road
612 and Forest Road 178, Bluewater creek, Bluewater Lake State Park
and Bluewater parking area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Runoff from rainfall will cause elevated water levels within
vulnerable drainages in and downstream of the Diener Canyon and
Bluewater fire burn areas.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3525 10813 3531 10811 3530 10802 3523 10791
      3512 10803 3517 10815 3522 10816


CA