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TQRECC & Quay Co Emergency Management
Thursday August 4th, 2022 :: 06:43 p.m. MDT


Flash Flood Warning until 09:45PM Thursday

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Western Quay County in east central New Mexico...

* Until 945 PM MDT.

* At 642 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain over I-40 near Montoya. Up to 2.5 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts up to 0.25 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms producing flash flooding. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Montoya. This includes the following highways... Interstate 40 between Mile Markers 310 and 315. Flash flooding is expected in Arroyo de las Palomas and Bull Canyon Creek.



Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Both localized and distant heavy rainfall will create sudden and dangerous flows in arroyos and over low water crossings.

TQRECC & Quay Co Emergency Management
206 E Center St
Tucumcari, NM 88401

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 575-461-2280

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Alert Details

Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Likely (p > ~50%)
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Flash Flood Warning

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