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Hermits Peak Fire

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Santa Fe National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
New Mexico
Santa Fe, NM 87508

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Phone: 505-356-2636
Hours: Daily 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Flash Flood Warning 8/3/22 2:30 PM

Hermits Peak Fire Wildfire
News – 8/3/2022

San Miguel County – East Central Santa Fe County in north central New Mexico and West Central San Miguel County in northeastern New Mexico... Until 530 PM MDT.  

At 133 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain throughout the Pecos Wilderness. Up to 2.25 inches of rain have fallen over Holy Ghost Creek, Cow Creek, and the Pecos River. Additional rainfall amounts up to 0.5 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.  

HAZARD…. Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. 
IMPACT…. Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets, and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas.

·Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Pecos, Upper Colonias, Tererro, Lower Colonias, North San Ysidro and South San Ysidro.

This includes the following highways... State Road 63 between Mile Markers 5 and 23. 

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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