Storm Conditions Update For Los Alamos County

COUNTY News:

Many residents have been calling 311 and the Los Alamos Police Department regarding flooding in their homes.

For sandbags and/or assistance review the following:

IF IT IS AN EMERGENCY: Call 911 and LAPD will dispatch the Los Alamos Fire Department to help mitigate the situation.

IF IT IS ONLY PRECAUTIONARY: Los Alamos County is providing sand bags for residents at the Pajarito Cliffs Site, 101 Camino Entrada, just inside the gate at the Sand Barn. Signs are posted to help direct people to the location. Direct questions to 662-8113.

Most roads have significant amounts of standing water throughout the County. Avoid travel if at all possible.

ROAD CONDITIONS UPDATE at 1 p.m.:

Santa Fe Fire Department is reporting a downed power line on N.M. 502 a quarter mile from Totavi. The road has been closed in both directions and SFFD is on the scene. The downed line is a KSL line.

New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) is reporting (11:34 a.m.) N.M. 4 northbound and southbound from mile marker 5 to mile marker 46 have flooding and debris. (N.M. 4, mile marker 5-46 from north of San Ysidro to the Los Alamos County Line.) Travel is discouraged at this time.

All roads in Los Alamos County are OPEN. Los Alamos County crews will continue to deal with all flooding and road issues by priority. NMDOT also has crews on site to clear any rocks from the Main Hill Road. The public is asked to be patient as crews work through the issues and avoid travel if possible.

Weather Update:

The National Weather Service has extended the FLASH FLOOD warning for Los Alamos County to 5 p.m. – avoid flood areas and canyons.

**NOTICE**: NOAA mistakenly released a report that Los Alamos County has some evacuations in process. THIS IS INCORRECT. Los Alamos County has no evacuation orders in process.

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