Heavy rain and flooding occurring in Mescalero.

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Road Closures Flood Warning  11:30 Am 8-11-22

HWY 70 is being closed at this time. Chiricahua Plaza and Tribal Offices being closed and evacuated. Roadways around Chiricahua Plaza and Tribal Offices and Broken Arrow are closed.

Please avoid the area and do not take chances crossing water logged roadways.

Homes located on Old Road near the creek should prepare for evacuation.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 925 AM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause arroyo and small stream
flooding. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen.
- Additional rainfall of up to 1 inch is expected over the
area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding.
- Some locations that will experience flooding include...
White Sands National Monument.
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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