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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.

Flash Flood Watch 08/09/2022

Hermits Peak Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 8/9/2022

Las Vegas/ Mora –The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued Flood Watch for The Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon burn scar for Mora County and San Miguel County in northeastern New Mexico.

FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING... 

· WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.

·  WHERE...Portions  of  central,  north  central,  and  west  central  New  Mexico, including the following  areas,  in  central New Mexico, San Agustin Plains and Adjacent Lowlands and South-Central Mountains. In north central New  Mexico,  East  Slopes  Sangre  de  Cristo  Mountains,  Jemez  Mountains  and  Southern  Sangre  de  Cristo  Mountains. In west central New Mexico, Southwest Mountains. 

· WHEN...From Noon MDT today through this evening. 

· IMPACTS...Flooding may occur in recent burn scars, poor drainage and urban areas. 

· ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Recent rains have saturated the soil in most of the burn scars, where flash flooding is most likely. 

· ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood Be sure to stay up to date with information from local authorities. Heavy rainfall could trigger flash flooding of  low-lying  areas,  urbanized  street  flooding,  and  debris  flows  in  and  near  recent  wildfire  burn  scars.  Significant runoff may cause flooding of creeks and rivers.