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Parts of New Mexico see record rainfall

Created: 07/28/2014 10:52 AM
By: The Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Parts of drought-stricken New Mexico have seen record rainfall and forecasters say more is coming.

The National Weather Service says Mosquero received close to five inches and Raton was hit with four inches of rain over a 24 hour period beginning Sunday. Officials say that's a daily record for Mosquero and the second most for Raton.

Santa Fe also reported seeing up to two inches of rain across the metro area.

More severe weather in New Mexico is expected this week, bringing the possibility of flooding and dangerous road conditions.

Northeastern and southwestern New Mexico remains under a flash flood watch until Tuesday morning due to showers and thunderstorms.

Senior forecaster Clay Anderson says part of New Mexico could see up to six inches of more rain by Sunday.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Rain in Cimarron, New Mexico.
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