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Tropical moisture arrives in New Mexico

238 Views   NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Scattered showers and thunderstorms are moving through southern and central New Mexico during the Wednesday morning commute. Heavy, widespread rain is expected across the south and west parts of the state today. A flood watch will be in effect for the Sacramento Mountains from

More monsoon moisture on the way

265 Views   High pressure has been blocking most of the monsoon moisture from surging across the state so far this summer. However, a pattern change will arrive by the early to middle parts of next week, allowing for the most monsoon rainfall that New Mexico has felt so far this

Officials report record number of water rescues

307 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Corrales Fire Department Deputy Fire Chief Tanya Lattin says her department has made over 60 water rescues so far this season. “This summer has been the most we’ve ever done. I’ve been here since ‘97 and we’ve never had this many rescues in one season,”

12 people find themselves in need of water rescue

237 Views   A day out on the Rio Grande quickly turned dangerous. Luckily, multiple agencies banded together to help those in need. CORRALES, N.M. — What was supposed to be a fun start to the week quickly turned into a traumatizing turn of events when a group found themselves in need

Flooding impacting residents in Ojo Caliente

368 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

339 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.