Wildfire begins in Upper Bear Canyon near Albuquerque

23 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A fire has started in the Upper Bear Canyon near the city limits of Albuquerque. The fire is within the Sandia Wilderness. The size of the fire is currently a half acre and the possible cause is a lightning strike, according to New Mexico Fire Information.

Severe storms hit New Mexico and bring damage to some

27 Views   NEW MEXICO — Severe weather hit New Mexico with hail and tornados reported in the state. On Wednesday afternoon, severe storms began to form, eventually brining large hail, damaging winds and even tornados to some counties.

More showers and storms move across New Mexico Monday

53 Views   NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Spotty showers are moving across the state Monday, especially in eastern and southern New Mexico. Some showers will last through the morning commute before even more rain develops this afternoon.

Flooding impacting residents in Ojo Caliente

69 Views   OJO CALIENTE, N.M. — Water levels in the Rio Ojo Caliente are rising to flood alert criteria. One resident’s ranch is submerged in water as the melting snow pack up north continues to raise water levels. “I’m afraid that the river will jump over there and make the river

Evacuations ordered after flooding on the Navajo Nation

91 Views   CHINLE, Ariz. — Navajo Nation officials ordered evacuations Sunday for some residents of Chinle after floodwaters filled washes and overflowed berms and dirt dams. They said many residents are refusing to leave, however, because they want to protect their property and livestock.