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Flash Flood Warning


New Event Expired

Start Time

Tue 06/11/2024 02:41 PM EDT

End Time

Tue 06/11/2024 05:45 PM EDT




High impact

Flash floodradar indicated
Flash flood damage threatconsiderable

Locations Affected

Chacon, NM ∙ Lucero, NM ∙ Cleveland, NM ∙ Guadalupita, NM ∙ Holman, NM ∙ Buena Vista, NM ∙ Gascon, NM ∙ Mora, NM ∙ Rainsville, 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 Calf Canyon Burn Scar in... Southeastern Taos County in north central New Mexico... Western Mora County in northeastern New Mexico... * Until 330 PM MDT. * At 1241 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain over the Hermits Peak Calf Canyon Burn Scar. Between 0.5 and 0.75 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.5 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 Manuelitas Creek, Sapello River, Coyote Creek and Mora River. 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 Calf Canyon Burn Scar. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of areas in and around the Hermits Peak Calf Canyon Burn Scar. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Mora, Cleveland, Holman, Morphy Lake State Park, Ledoux, La Cueva, Gascon, Chacon, Monte Aplanado and South Carmen. This includes the following highways... State Road 94 between Mile Markers 10 and 18. State Road 518 between Mile Markers 17 and 46. State Road 121 between Mile Markers 0 and 8. State Road 283 near Mile Marker 13. State Road 434 between Mile Markers 0 and 15. State Road 105 between Mile Markers 7 and 9. 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 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 3611 10545 3614 10541 3616 10534 3618 10530 3615 10521 3602 10522 3592 10518 3586 10521 3583 10521 3587 10535 3587 10558 3594 10553 3599 10555 3599 10554 3601 10553 3603 10556 3610 10556 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE