619  
WGUS55 KABQ 180146  
FFWABQ  
NMC033-047-180445-  
/O.NEW.KABQ.FF.W.0218.220818T0146Z-220818T0445Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM  
746 PM MDT WED AUG 17 2022  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
THE HERMITS PEAK CALF CANYON BURN SCAR IN...  
SOUTHWESTERN MORA COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO...  
NORTHWESTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO...  
 
* UNTIL 1045 PM MDT.  
 
* AT 746 PM MDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN OVER THE HERMITS PEAK CALF CANYON BURN SCAR. BETWEEN  
0.25 AND 0.75 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL  
AMOUNTS OF 0.5 TO 1 INCH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED AREA. FLASH  
FLOODING IS ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
EXCESSIVE RAINFALL OVER THE BURN SCAR WILL IMPACT THE GALLINAS CREEK  
AND GALLINAS RIVER DRAINAGE AREA INCLUDING PORVENIR CANYON, ARROYO  
PECOS, AGUA ZARCA AND VEGOSA CREEK. 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 HERMITS  
PEAK CALF CANYON BURN SCAR.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODING OF AREAS IN AND AROUND  
THE HERMITS PEAK CALF CANYON BURN SCAR.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
LAS VEGAS, EL PORVENIR, MONTEZUMA, SAPELLO, STORRIE LAKE STATE  
PARK, GASCON, SAN IGNACIO IN GUADALUPE COUNTY, GALLINAS,  
MANUELITAS AND ROCIADA.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
STATE ROAD 94 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 4.  
STATE ROAD 266 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 6.  
STATE ROAD 276 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 5.  
STATE ROAD 518 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 13.  
INTERSTATE 25 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 343 AND 349.  
STATE ROAD 283 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 7.  
STATE ROAD 65 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 14.  
STATE ROAD 105 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 2 AND 8.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
RUNOFF FROM RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED WATER LEVELS WITHIN  
VULNERABLE DRAINAGES IN AND DOWNSTREAM OF THE HERMITS PEAK CALF  
CANYON FIRE BURN AREA.  
 
BE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS AND DO NOT DRIVE ON FLOODED ROADS.  
 
DO NOT CAMP ALONG STREAMS AND RIVERS. REMAIN ALERT WHEN HIKING IN  
STEEP, NARROW CANYONS. KNOW WHERE YOU ARE RELATIVE TO LOW SPOTS AND  
DRAINAGES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3582 10553 3593 10551 3579 10525 3574 10520  
3562 10519 3557 10521 3551 10527 3559 10536  
3562 10534 3564 10535 3565 10541 3568 10543  
3570 10553 3572 10556 3575 10557 3578 10556  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE  
 

 
 
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