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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:42am

A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for SE El Paso County & West Central Hudspeth County til 9:15 P.M.

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POSTED: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 7:13pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 1:28pm

Over 1" of rainfall has fallen producing flooded roadways and arroyos

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN EL PASO COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TEXAS
WEST CENTRAL HUDSPETH COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST TEXAS UNTIL 915 PM MDT.

* AT 619 PM MDT, NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUED TO
DEVELOP ACROSS THE WARNING AREA WHERE OVER AN INCH OF RAIN HAS
ALREADY FALLEN IN PLACES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HORIZON CITY...
FABENS...
FORT HANCOCK...
AGUA DULCE...
ACALA...
TORNILLO...
SPARKS...
SOCORRO...
SAN ELIZARIO...
COLONIA DEL PASO...
LAKE WAY ESTATES...

FLOODING IS LIKELY TO IMPACT COLONIAS SOUTH AND EAST OF HORIZON
CITY AND BETWEEN THE RIO GRANDE AND INTERSTATE 10. LAW ENFORCEMENT
HAS ALREADY REPORTED SIGNIFICANT RUNOFF IN THE SOCORRO AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTION:

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. TURN AROUND AND DON`T DROWN.

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