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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
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Flood Advisory for Portions of San Miguel County 08/10/2022

Hermits Peak Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 8/10/2022

San Miguel County News Release
Calf Canyon/ Hermits Peak Fire

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 over the southern portion of the Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon burn scar is expected.

· WHERE...A portion of northeast New Mexico, including the following county, San Miguel.

· WHEN...Until 315 PM MDT.

· IMPACTS...Rises in small streams and normally dry arroyos. Dangerous flows over low-water crossings.

· ADDITIONAL DETAILS...

  • At 1208 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to slow moving showers. This will cause arroyo and small stream flooding. Between 0.25 and 0.5 inches of rain have fallen.
  • This includes the following streams and drainages... Cabo Lucero Creek, Gallinas Creek, Into Tecolote Creek, into Gallinas River, Upper Tecolote Creek, Tecolote Creek and Bull Creek. Additional rainfall amounts up to 0.25 inches are expected over the area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding.

Some locations that will experience flooding include... 

  • Mineral Hill.
  • This includes the following highways... State Road 283 between Mile Markers 11 and 12...and near Mile Marker 14.  

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