Chris’ Thursday Afternoon Forecast

  A series of weak weather disturbances are set to impact New Mexico in the coming days.   The first one is passing to our north and it will…

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 file photo, people kayak in the Animas River near Durango, Colo., in water colored yellow from a mine waste spill. A crew supervised by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been blamed for causing the spill while attempting to clean up the area near the abandoned Gold King Mine. Tribal officials with the Navajo Nation declared an emergency on Monday, Aug. 10, as the massive plume of contaminated wastewater flowed down the San Juan River toward Lake Powell in Utah, which supplies much of the water to the Southwest. (Jerry McBride/The Durango Herald via AP, FILE) MANDATORY CREDIT

Story Map: A walk-through the Animas River spill

Inside the Story: Interactive Storymap & Timeline

A mine waste spill inadvertently caused by environmental cleanup work spewed about millions of gallons of orange-colored discharge into a tr…