Salt Lake City, Utah
Released On: September 13, 2013
The channel capacity in that area is 5,000 cubic-feet-per-second and the river is currently flowing at that level.
Evacuations are under way along the Rio Grande in that area of Truth or Consequences as well as in Williamsburg and Los Palomas. Highway 51 near the Rio Grande has been closed.
Caballo Reservoir is prepared to receive the flows. The public is advised to stay away from the Rio Grande and Elephant Butte and Caballo Reservoirs.
On the Pecos River, flows continue to recede this morning. Flows out of Avalon Dam continue to decline. The flow through Carlsbad is well within the channel capacity.
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