SANTA ROSA, N.M. (KRQE) - The governor has already declared a state of emergency because of the severe flooding all across the state.
On Monday, she toured some of the hardest hit communities.
Among them was Santa Rosa which was hit early in the week.
Officials there are seeking state and federal money to help fix washed-out roads and buckled pavement.
Towns across the state are seeing similar damages.
And while cleanup in many of these areas has begun, officials are still bracing for the possibility of more flooding as swollen rivers and creeks fill up from other areas and spill their banks.
FEMA is also touring some of the damaged areas to determine what type of aid they can provide to homeowners.
It's unclear which areas they will be visiting.
A winter storm warning has been issued for Albuquerque and surrounding areas through 11 p.m. Thursday.
Tempers flared Wednesday night at the Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education meeting as the firestorm over teacher evaluations and student testing continues.
An Albuquerque man says an emergency vet clinic turned away his dying dog because he didn't have enough cash in his pocket to pay to save him. The dog later died.
Closing arguments wrapped up Wednesday in the final sentencing phase of John McCluskey's federal murder trial. The same jury that convicted him of killing an Oklahoma couple, must now decide whether McCluskey should face the death penalty.
Meeting 211 goes to the University of New Mexico Lobos. The Lobos and New Mexico State renewed their rivalry on a basketball court Wednesday night with the Lobos winning 79 to 70.
MMA fighter Holly Holm has more than a fight to talk about this week. Holm also has a major sponsor in her corner.