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New Mexico 
Santa Fe, 
87508 
New Mexico 
Santa Fe, 
87508 

Incident Contacts

  • Calf Canyon Fire Information
    Email:
    2022.calfcanyon@firenet.gov
    Phone:
    505-356-2636
    Hours:
    8am to 8pm
  • Santa Fe National Forest Public Affairs
    Email:
    SM.FS.sfnfpao@usda.gov
    Phone:
    505-438-5320

San Miguel/ Mora County News Release-Flash Flood Warning July 2, 2022

Calf Canyon
Announcement - 10/26/2022

Las Vegas – 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 3:45 PM MDT.

 

At 1249 PM MDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain over the Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Burn Scar. Between 0.25 and 0.75 inches of rain have fallen.

Additional rainfall amounts of 0.5 to 1.25 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, Rio San Jose, Santiago Creek, Rito Cebolla, Rio La Casa, Vigil Creek, Coyote Creek, Mora River, and La Canada del Carro. 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.

 

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 Mora, Ledoux, Morphy Lake State Park, Cleveland, Tierra Monte, La Cueva, Holman, Gascon, Sapello, Chacon, South Carmen, Monte Aplanado, Luceros, Rainsville, Rociada, Manuelitas, Golondrinas, El Turquillo, San Ignacio in Guadalupe County and Guadalupita.

 

The following highways may be impacted: State Road 94 between Mile Markers 1 and 18. State Road 266 between Mile Markers 0 and 6. State Road 276 between Mile Markers 0 and 5. State Road 518 between Mile Markers 9 and 47. State Road 434 between Mile Markers 0 and 14. State Road 283 near Mile Marker

13. State Road 105 between Mile Markers 0 and 9. State Road 121 between Mile Markers 0 and 8.

 

Please stay up to date by listening to local radio and television for further information. Local officials may call for evacuations in specific areas with the greatest risk.

 

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Text Box:
James T. Murray, PIO | jamest.murray@state.nm.us |