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Hermits Peak Fire
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Flash Flood Watch - 08/20/2022
Hermits Peak Fire
News - 08/20/2022
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 REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible.
* WHERE...Portions of central, east central, north central, northeast, and west central New Mexico, including the following areas, in central New Mexico, Central Highlands, Estancia Valley, Middle Rio Grande Valley including the Albuquerque Metro Area and Sandia and Manzano Mountains including Edgewood. In east central New Mexico, Curry County, De Baca County, Guadalupe County, Quay County and Roosevelt County. In northcentral New Mexico, Espanola Valley, Glorieta Mesa Including Glorieta Pass, Santa Fe Metro Area and Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains. In northeast New Mexico, Eastern San Miguel County, Far Northeast Highlands, Harding County and Northeast Highlands. In west central New Mexico, West Central Highlands.
* WHEN...Through this evening.
* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Widespread light to moderate rain with isolated thunderstorms will continue today. Rainfall amounts of 0.50 to 1.5 inches are expected across northern, central, and western NM with 2 to 4 inches expected across the south and east.
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.