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Warnings

flood
Presidio, TX

TXC377-191713-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FL.W.0024.180919T0115Z-180920T1800Z/
/PIOT2.1.ER.180918T2218Z.180918T2245Z.180920T0600Z.NO/
815 PM CDT Tue Sep 18 2018

The National Weather Service in has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Rio Grande above Presidio 6WNW.
* until Thursday afternoon, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7PM Tuesday the stage was 9.3 feet (2.8 meters).
* flooding is occurring and flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet (2.7 meters).
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 9.4 feet (2.9
meters) by tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage
early Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet (2.7 meters), the river reaches minor flood
stage, and flooding between the levees occurs. No damage to
structures is expected.

This crest compares to a previous crest of 9.4 feet (2.9 meters) on
Aug 13 2018.

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (feet):

Bf Fld Observed Forecast
Location Stg Stg Stage Day Time Wed Wed Wed Wed
1AM 7AM 1PM 7PM
Presidio 6WNW 6.0 9.0 9.3 Tue 7 PM 9.2 9.4 9.3 9.2

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (meters):

Bf Fld Observed Forecast
Location Stg Stg Stage Day Time Wed Wed Wed Wed
1AM 7AM 1PM 7PM
Presidio 6WNW 1.8 2.7 2.8 Tue 7 PM 2.8 2.9 2.8 2.8

&&

LAT...LON 2975 10465 2980 10451 2963 10437 2951 10446 2957 10453


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Watches

flash flood
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains, TX

NMZ409>417-TXZ418>424-190600-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FF.A.0004.180920T0000Z-180920T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Sierra County Lakes-Northern Dona Ana County-
Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-Central Tularosa Basin-
Southern Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
Including the cities of Truth Or Consequences, Derry, Spaceport,
Garfield, Hatch, Radium Springs, Las Cruces, Vado, Sunland Park,
Alamogordo, Tularosa, White Sands Monument, Chaparral, Orogrande,
White Sands Range Headquarters, Mescalero, Timberon,
Mountain Park, Cloudcroft, Sunspot, Apache Summit, Mayhill,
Pinon, Sacramento, Crow Flats, Downtown El Paso, West El Paso,
Upper Valley, East and Northeast El Paso, Socorro, Fort Bliss,
Hueco Tanks, Loma Linda, Cornudas, Dell City, Salt Flat,
Sierra Blanca, Fabens, Fort Hancock, Tornillo,
and Indian Hot Springs
116 PM MDT Tue Sep 18 2018

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has
issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central New Mexico and
far west Texas, including the following areas, in south central
New Mexico, Dona Ana, Otero and eastern Sierra Counties...and
in far west Texas, El Paso and Hudspeth Counties.

* From Wednesday evening through at least Thursday morning

* Heavy rainfall with widespread totals of 1 inch with isolated
totals of 2 to 3 inches of rain will be possible.

* Heavy rains could lead to flash flooding of low water crossings
and other flood prone areas, including recent burn scars in area
mountains.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

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  • Video Forecast

Weather Forecast from Chief Meteorologist Rachel Briers

Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 69°

We saw a little more sunshine today and around average temperatures. We are also seeing some isolated showers/storms. Most of the rain is staying in the mountains. Any rain should come to an end later this evening. 

Tomorrow we are expecting another round of partly sunny skies and isolated storms.

Rain chances start to increase as we head into the end of the week. Flooding could be an issue as we head into Thursday night & Friday. 

8-Day Forecast: Odessa

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 69°

Partly Sunny/20% Rain

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 70°

Mostly Cloudy/30% Rain

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 68°

Mostly Cloudy/40% Rain

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 79°
  • 66°

Mostly Cloudy/30% Rain

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 67°

Mostly Cloudy/10% Rain

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 68°

Partly Sunny

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 69°

Partly Sunny

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 63°

Partly Sunny

Currently in Odessa as of

  • 74°(Feels like 74°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: S @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 30 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:35:07 am
  • Sunset: 07:51:13 pm
  • Humidity: 71
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

8-Day Forecast: Midland

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 70°

Mainly clear

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 71°

Partly cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 71°

Partly cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 65°

Thunderstorms developing in the afternoon

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 77°
  • 63°

Showers possible in the afternoon

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 64°

Times of sun and clouds

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 67°

More sun than clouds

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 65°

Abundant sunshine

Currently in Midland as of

  • 75°(Feels like 75°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSE @ 15 mph
  • Barometer: 29.99 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:33:51 am
  • Sunset: 07:50:00 pm
  • Humidity: 71
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

8-Day Forecast: Big Spring

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 69°

Mainly clear

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 70°

Partly cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 70°

Windy with a possible thunderstorm

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 78°
  • 63°

Showers and thunderstorms

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 73°
  • 62°

Showers possible

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 79°
  • 63°

Clouds giving way to sun

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 65°

A few clouds

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 63°

Times of sun and clouds

Currently in Big Spring as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSE @ 10 mph
  • Barometer: 30.01 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:31:36 am
  • Sunset: 07:47:49 pm
  • Humidity: 72
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

8-Day Forecast: Pecos

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 68°

Clearing skies late

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 90°
  • 68°

Plenty of sun

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 69°

Mostly cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 64°

Partly cloudy

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 78°
  • 61°

Morning showers

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 62°

Sunshine

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 89°
  • 65°

Sunshine

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 88°
  • 64°

Sunshine

Currently in Pecos as of

  • 75°(Feels like 75°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: ESE @ 14 mph
  • Barometer: 29.94 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:39:42 am
  • Sunset: 07:55:37 pm
  • Humidity: 73
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

8-Day Forecast: Fort Stockton

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 68°

Mainly clear

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 68°

Plenty of sun

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 68°

Mostly cloudy

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 63°

Partly cloudy

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 74°
  • 61°

Morning showers

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 79°
  • 63°

More sun than clouds

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 85°
  • 66°

Sunshine

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 64°

More sun than clouds

Currently in Fort Stockton as of

  • 72°(Feels like 72°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSE @ 16 mph
  • Barometer: 29.98 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:37:21 am
  • Sunset: 07:53:03 pm
  • Humidity: 84
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

8-Day Forecast: Alpine

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 63°

Partly cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 64°

Isolated thunderstorms

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 77°
  • 62°

Thunderstorms developing in the afternoon

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 77°
  • 59°

Showers

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 71°
  • 57°

Partly cloudy

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 76°
  • 57°

Plenty of sun

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 60°

More sun than clouds

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 59°

Plenty of sun

Currently in Alpine as of

  • 69°(Feels like 69°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: S @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.12 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:40:41 am
  • Sunset: 07:56:11 pm
  • Humidity: 82
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

8-Day Forecast: Hobbs

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 65°

Partly cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 86°
  • 64°

Partly cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 79°
  • 64°

Thunderstorms

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 75°
  • 59°

Showers

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 76°
  • 57°

Times of sun and clouds

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 59°

Partly cloudy

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 61°

More sun than clouds

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 58°

Sunshine

Currently in Hobbs as of

  • 72°(Feels like 72°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: S @ 13 mph, gusting to 20 mph
  • Barometer: 30.02 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:38:20 am
  • Sunset: 06:54:47 pm
  • Humidity: 78
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

8-Day Forecast: Andrews

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 84°
  • 66°

Partly cloudy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 87°
  • 66°

Partly cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 82°
  • 66°

Showers and thunderstorms late

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 77°
  • 61°

Showers and thunderstorms

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 76°
  • 58°

Showers possible

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 80°
  • 60°

Times of sun and clouds

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 83°
  • 62°

More sun than clouds

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 81°
  • 60°

Abundant sunshine

Currently in Andrews as of

  • 71°(Feels like 71°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSE @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 30 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:35:38 am
  • Sunset: 07:51:55 pm
  • Humidity: 77
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Regional Conditions

Odessa
74°
Midland
75°
Big Spring
73°
Pecos
75°
Fort Stockton
72°
Alpine
69°
Hobbs
72°
Andrews
71°

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