Flooding, mudslides prompts closure of US 70

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — In southern New Mexico, U.S. Highway 70 is closed at San Augustin Pass due to flooding from overnight storms.

Crews are using heavy equipment to clear out mud and debris.

New Mexico Department of Transportation officials expect the highway to reopen Monday night, but they say drivers will have to take it slow until the end of the week.