Removed: Virden area alert - low water crossing are running 072622

NM 92 is clear of flooding, removed from NM Roads.

ROAD ADVISORY
ALERT – Virden Area
NM 92 from milepost 0 to 5 low water crossings are running. When the roadway is flooded do not cross and seek an alternate route. NMDOT will notify as conditions change.

Flood advisories scattered about the county 072522

Be careful out there, but the Beat is not posting every little tiny sliver of the county that is under flood advisories. 

If you live downstream from burn scars take extra caution. 

Yes, the county is having thunderstorms and rain, so use common sense. Do not cross flooded roads. Turn around, don't drown. And don't go wandering around outside when it's lightning. If it gets windy secure your outdoor furniture.

Be safe!

Dust Advisory tis evening 072322

dust advisory 072322The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a

* Dust Advisory for...
Southern Grant County in southwestern New Mexico...
Central Luna County in southwestern New Mexico...
West central Dona Ana County in south central New Mexico...

* Until 930 PM MDT.

* At 830 PM MDT, an area of blowing dust was moving north through
Luna and western Dona Ana county. This area of dust will reduce
visibility along Interstate 10 between Las Cruces and Separ.

HAZARD...Less than one mile visibility.

Read more ...

Strong thunderstorm in west central Grant County 072022

strong thunderstorm 072022Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley NM-
Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range NM-Upper Gila River Valley NM-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley NM-
546 PM MDT Wed Jul 20 2022

...A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of west central Grant
and north central Hidalgo Counties through 630 PM MDT...

At 546 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7
miles northeast of Redrock, moving southwest at 15 mph.

HAZARD...Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph and half inch hail.

Read more ...

Severe thunderstorm warning 072022

severe thunderstorm warning 072022Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service El Paso TX
456 PM MDT Wed Jul 20 2022

The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Northwestern Grant County in southwestern New Mexico...

* Until 545 PM MDT.

Read more ...

Heat Advisory lower elevations 071922

heat advisory 071922Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-Northern Dona Ana County-
Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-Western El Paso County-
Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
Including the cities of Deming, Columbus, Garfield, Hatch,
Radium Springs, Las Cruces, Vado, Sunland Park, Downtown El Paso,
West El Paso, Upper Valley, East and Northeast El Paso, Socorro,
Fort Bliss, Fabens, Fort Hancock, Tornillo,
and Indian Hot Springs
231 AM MDT Mon Jul 18 2022

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TUESDAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT
TUESDAY NIGHT...

Read more ...

ROAD ADVISORY ALERT – Cliff Area

ROAD ADVISORY
ALERT – Cliff Area
NM 211 "Bear Creek" at milepost 3.5 is running water but is still passable. When the roadway is flooded do not cross and seek an alternate route. NMDOT will notify as conditions change.

DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS – Red Rock Area

ROAD ADVISORY
DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS – Red Rock Area
NM 464 from milepost 4 to 16 has low water crossings running. When the roadway is flooded do not cross and seek an alternate route. NMDOT will notify as conditions change.

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