New Mexico Weather Alerts, Southern Colorado Weather Alerts

Areal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Chaves
  • Curry
  • Roosevelt

The National Weather Service In Albuquerque Has Issued An
- Arroyo And Small Stream Flood Advisory For
Southern Curry County In East Central New Mexico
Northern Roosevelt County In East Central New Mexico
Extreme Northeastern Chaves County In Southeast New Mexico
- Until 445 Am Mdt
- At 139 Am Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated
Heavy Rain Occurring Over Southern Curry County And Much Of
Roosevelt County. Estimated Rain Amounts Of One To Two And
A Half Inches Have Fallen Over The Advisory Area. This Will Lead
To Excessive Ponding Of Water In Low Lying Areas Such As Fields
And Road Intersections With Some Runoff Into Area Washes And
Drainages. Clovis Portales And Other Nearby Towns Or
Villages May See Some Minor Street Flooding.
- Strong Flows And High Water Levels Are Expected In Any Drainages
And Over Low Water Crossings. Rapid Runoff Can Also Be Expected
Immediately Over And Downstream From Wildfire Burn Scars.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
The Heavy Rainfall And Slow Movement Of These Storms May Result In
Flooding Of Road Intersections And Low-lying Areas. Waters May Begin
To Run In Normally Dry Arroyos And Washes.