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Do not drive cars 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.

Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory issued April 21 at 9:38AM MDT by NWS Albuquerque NM

...The Flood Advisory continues for the following rivers in New Mexico... Rio Chama Below Chamita affecting Rio Arriba County. .Snow melt and existing reservoir releases will cause the river flows to become high. Expect elevated flows downstream from the dam. * WHAT...Flooding caused by snowmelt continues. * WHERE...Rio Chama below Chamita. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 5.5 feet, the Rio Chama is bankfull. Properties immediately adjacent to the river upstream of the bridge on SR-74 and especially near the junction with the Rio Ojo Caliente may see water encroach onto low lying areas. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:00 AM MDT Sunday the stage was 5.6 feet. - Bankfull stage is 5.5 feet. - Forecast...The river will hover around 5.5 to 5.6 feet through Monday. - Action stage is 5.5 feet. - Flood stage is 6.0 feet. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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