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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
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Flood Advisory 8/7/2022

Hermits Peak Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 8/7/2022

  San Miguel County/ Mora County The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Flood Advisory for The Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Burn Scar in San Miguel and Mora Counties until 3:45 PM MDT.

· IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. Rises in small streams and normally dry arroyos. Dangerous flows over low-water crossings. Water over roadways. Overflowing poor drainage areas.

At 11:43 AM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms over the headwaters of the Rito San Jose, Manuelitas Creek, Rito Cebolla, and Rio La Casa. This will cause arroyo and small stream flooding. Up to 0.2 inches of rain have fallen.

- Additional rainfall amounts up to 1.25 inches are expected over the area. The potential exists flash flooding to develop.

- Some locations that will experience 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.

- This includes the following highways: 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.

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