ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - New storms are dropping heavy rain on already soaked country prompting a flash-flood warning for parts of Los Alamos and Sandoval counties
The National Weather Service warning until 8:30 p.m. covers southern Los Alamos County and east-central Sandoval County.
Storms leaving the area have already dropped about 1.5 inches of rain, and new storms are developing, according to the weather service.
Shortly before 5:30 p.m. radar detected heavy rain from a storm about 12 miles southwest of Los Alamos. The storm was driving to the southeast hitting the Los Conchas Fire burn scar, the headwaters of Cochiti, Medio and Frijoles canyons among others.
The storms are drifting to the southeast.
A flash flood warning also is in effect until 6:45 p.m. for storms moving southeast in central Mora County and north-central San Miguel County.
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