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Do not drive vehicles through flooded areas. The water depth and road condition may be unsafe. Additional information is available at https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/ Stay tuned for further updates by listening to NOAA weather radio... or your local radio and TV stations.

Please carefully read each posted Warning and Alert as it relates to the area(s) being affected. We provide a wider range of issued warnings for surrounding cities and counties, so some alerts may not directly impact this location. This is done to help with preparing for severe weather that may overlap or be heading towards Berino.

Use the Radar Maps link provided to understand the trajectory of a storm.

Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning issued June 22 at 5:27PM MDT until June 22 at 7:00PM MDT by NWS El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM

FFWEPZ The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has extended the * Flash Flood Warning for... The South Fork burn scar in... Northern Otero in south central New Mexico... * Until 700 PM MDT. * At 527 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain over the South Fork burn scar. Between 0.25 and 0.5 inch of rain has fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.25 to 0.5 inch are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. Excessive rainfall over the burn scar will result in debris flow moving through the South Fork. The debris flow can consist of rock, mud, vegetation and other loose materials. HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms producing flash flooding in and around the South Fork burn scar. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of areas in and around the South Fork burn scar. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... mainly rural areas of Northern Otero This includes the following streams and drainages... South, North, and Middle Forks of Rio Ruidoso and Cienegita Canyon.

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Area
Otero, NM

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued June 22 at 5:20PM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

At 519 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 18 miles west of Mesa, or 41 miles southeast of Corona, moving east at 15 mph. HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 50 mph and pea size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Minor hail damage to vegetation is possible. Locations impacted include... Mesa.

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Area
De Baca County; Chaves County Plains; Eastern Lincoln County

Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory issued June 22 at 4:32PM MDT until June 23 at 4:30PM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

Widespread heavy rainfall over the past week has led to a sand blockage in the Rio Chama approximately 1 mile north of Medanales or about half way between Espanola and Abiquiu. A new channel is being carved into local farms along the east side of the old channel. * WHAT...Arroyo and small stream flooding caused by a sand blockage in the main river channel. * WHERE...A portion of north central New Mexico, including the following county, south central Rio Arriba. * WHEN...Until 430 PM MDT Sunday. * IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 432 PM MDT, A member of the public who farms in the area reported the river channel disruption. - Some locations that will experience flooding include... Medanales and Chili. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Rio Arriba, NM

Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning issued June 22 at 3:45PM MDT until June 22 at 7:00PM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

At 345 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain over the South Fork and Salt Burn Scars. Between 0.25 and 0.5 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.25 to 0.5 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. Excessive rainfall over the burn scar will impact the Eagle Creek, Cedar Creek, and Rio Ruidoso drainages. Impacts will include but are not limited to all nearby reservoirs, bridges, culverts and roadways such as Highways 48 and 70, Main Road, Paradise Canyon Road and Gavilan Canyon Road. Impacts to areas along the Rio Ruidoso, including RV parks and mobile homes, may extend at least to Picacho, New Mexico. The debris flow can consist of rock, mud, vegetation and other loose materials. HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms producing flash flooding in and around the South Fork and Salt Burn Scars. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of areas in and around the South Fork and Salt Burn Scars. Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Ruidoso, Ruidoso Downs, Alto, Glencoe and Hollywood.

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Area
Lincoln, NM

Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning issued June 22 at 3:38PM MDT until June 22 at 6:00PM MDT by NWS El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM

FFWEPZ The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... The Salt Fire burn scar in... Northern Otero in south central New Mexico... * Until 600 PM MDT. * At 338 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain over the Salt Fire Burn Scar. Between 0.25 and 0.5 inch of rain has fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.25 to 0.75 inch are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. Excessive rainfall over the burn scar will result in debris flow moving through the Salt Fire burn scar. The debris flow can consist of rock, mud, vegetation and other loose materials. HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms producing flash flooding in and around the Salt Fire Burn Scar. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of areas in and around the Salt Fire Burn Scar. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... mainly rural areas of Northern Otero, areas along and east of Hwy 70.

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Area
Otero, NM

Flood Watch

Flood Watch issued June 22 at 3:00PM MDT until June 22 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible. * WHERE...Areas near and downstream of the South Fork and Salt Fire burn scars in northeast Otero county. * WHEN...Until 9 PM MDT this evening. * IMPACTS...Rainfall over the areas near the active South Fork and Salt Fire burn scars in northeastern Otero County. Residents near the areas near the active burn scars should prepare for potential flooding impacts. Be sure to stay up to date with information from local authorities. Rainfall could trigger flash flooding of low-lying areas, urbanized street flooding, debris flows in and near recent wildfire burn scars * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - National Weather Service Meteorologists are forecasting heavy rainfall over the burn scar, which may lead to flash flooding and debris flows. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet; East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet

Flood Watch

Flood Watch issued June 22 at 2:00PM MDT until June 22 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible. * WHERE...Portions of central and west central New Mexico, including the following areas, in central New Mexico, South Central Mountains. In west central New Mexico, Southwest Mountains, West Central Highlands, West Central Mountains and West Central Plateau. * WHEN...Until 9 PM MDT this evening. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Widespread thunderstorms may produce rainfall rates in excess of 1 inch per hour, creating rapid runoff that can quickly produce flash flooding, particularly below recent burn scars. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
West Central Plateau; West Central Mountains; West Central Highlands; Southwest Mountains; South Central Mountains

Flood Watch

Flood Watch issued June 22 at 2:00PM MDT until June 22 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible. * WHERE...Portions of north central and northeast New Mexico, including the following areas, in north central New Mexico, East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains and Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains. In northeast New Mexico, Northeast Highlands. * WHEN...From Sunday afternoon through Sunday evening. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Widespread thunderstorms may produce rainfall rates in excess of 1 inch per hour, creating rapid runoff that can quickly produce flash flooding, particularly below recent burn scars. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains; East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains; Northeast Highlands

Flood Watch

Flood Watch issued June 22 at 2:00PM MDT until June 23 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible. * WHERE...Portions of north central and northeast New Mexico, including the following areas, in north central New Mexico, East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains and Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains. In northeast New Mexico, Northeast Highlands. * WHEN...From Sunday afternoon through Sunday evening. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Widespread thunderstorms may produce rainfall rates in excess of 1 inch per hour, creating rapid runoff that can quickly produce flash flooding, particularly below recent burn scars. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains; East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains; Northeast Highlands
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