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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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Hermits Peak Fire Information
Email: 2022.hermitspeak@firenet.gov
Phone: 505-356-2636
Hours: Daily 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Flood Watch 8/5/22

Hermits Peak Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 8/5/2022

Flood Advisory
 

 Las Vegas – The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Flood Advisory for Portions of San Miguel County.
 
· WHAT… Arroyo and small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected.
· WHERE... A portion of northeast New Mexico, including the following county, San Miguel.
· WHEN... Until 345 PM MDT.· IMPACTS... Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas.
 
· ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
 
 - At 204 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms moving slowly east along State Road 266 from near San Ignacio to Sapello. This will cause arroyo and small stream flooding. Up to 0.5 inches of rain have fallen.
 
 - Additional rainfall amounts up to 0.5 inches are expected over the area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding.
 
 - Some locations that will experience flooding include... Sapello, Manuelitas and San Ignacio in Guadalupe County.
 
 - This includes the following highways... State Road 518 between Mile Markers 9 and 16. State Road 94 between Mile Markers 1 and 7. State Road 266 between Mile Markers 0 and 6.

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