Evacuations recommended near Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak burn scar due to flooding
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SAN MIGUEL COUNTY — The following communities have been placed in Warning: Take Action Status Canoncito, Manuelita, and Sapello, Gascon, Rociada, Lower Rociada, and Las Dispensas.
Under the Warning: Take Action Status, residents are advised to evacuate to a safe place away from the possible debris flow areas. If you are unable to evacuate, seek higher ground and do not attempt to cross a flooded roadway.
Excessive runoff and growth to river and creek channels may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
Evacuation Statuses Friday afternoon:
Manuelitas Creek: Canoncito, Manuelita, and Sapello
Maestas Creek: Lower Rociada
Rito San Jose: Gascon, Rociada and Lower Rociada
Greater Gallinas: Las Dispensas
San Miguel County Road Closures: NM 65 is closed at mile post 15.
For the latest information on flooding, check out this realtime map.