Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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WGUS85 KABQ 220103 CCA
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
702 PM MDT Fri Apr 21 2017

...The flood warning is cancelled for the following rivers in New

  Rio Ojo Caliente Below La Madera affecting Rio Arriba County

Above normal snowpack and warm temperatures will continue to cause high
water flows along the Rio Ojo Caliente below La Madera. The river is
expected to fluctuate just below flood stage for the next few days
before slowly falling. Minor flooding remains possible.


Additional information is available at

Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio or other media outlets for the
latest information on this situation.


702 PM MDT Fri Apr 21 2017

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Rio Ojo Caliente Below La Madera.
* At  6:00 PM Friday the stage was 6.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river crested below flood stage at 6.4 feet and will
  continue to fluctuate just below flood stage for the next few days
  before falling.
* Impact...At 7.0 feet...Farm and pasture land is being inundated, and
  irrigation channels and gates may be severly damaged if high flows
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 6.4 feet
  on Apr 21 1958.


LAT...LON 3638 10603 3621 10602 3610 10614 3612 10615
 3625 10608 3638 10607



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