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Flash Flood Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Tue 06/11/2024 02:41 PM EDT

End Time

Tue 06/11/2024 05:45 PM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Flash floodradar indicated
Flash flood damage threatconsiderable

Locations Affected

El Porvenir, NM ∙ Rociada, NM ∙ Sapello, NM ∙ Montezuma, NM ∙ San Ignacio, NM

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Albuquerque NM 1241 PM MDT Tue Jun 11 2024 The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... The Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Burn Scar in... Northwestern San Miguel County in northeastern New Mexico... * Until 345 PM MDT. * At 1241 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain over the Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Burn Scar between Gascon and Rociada. Between 0.5 and 0.75 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.25 to 0.75 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. Excessive rainfall over the burn scar will impact the Tecolote Creek and Gallinas River drainage areas. The debris flow can consist of rock, mud, vegetation and other loose materials. HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms producing flash flooding in and around the Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Burn Scar. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of areas in and around the Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Burn Scar. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... El Porvenir, Montezuma, Tierra Monte, Sapello, Gallinas, Rociada, Mineral Hill, Manuelitas and San Geronimo. This includes the following highways... State Road 94 between Mile Markers 1 and 9. State Road 518 between Mile Markers 10 and 16. State Road 283 between Mile Markers 7 and 12...and near Mile Marker 14. State Road 276 between Mile Markers 0 and 5. State Road 266 between Mile Markers 0 and 6. State Road 65 between Mile Markers 1 and 14. State Road 105 between Mile Markers 0 and 6. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... This is a life threatening situation. Heavy rainfall will cause extensive and severe flash flooding of creeks, streams and ditches in the Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Burn Scar. Severe debris flows can also be anticipated across roads. Roads and driveways may be washed away in places. If you encounter flood waters, climb to safety. Do not camp along streams and rivers. Remain alert when hiking in steep, narrow canyons. Know where you are relative to low spots and drainages. && LAT...LON 3572 10556 3587 10558 3587 10535 3583 10520 3579 10518 3575 10520 3573 10525 3568 10524 3563 10525 3561 10524 3556 10539 3553 10545 3554 10551 3570 10553 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE