Residents along Animas River warned of potential flooding

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Officials in Farmington are warning residents along the Animas River to be prepared for potential flooding. 

Because of the amount of snowfall this year, the Animas River Basin in 150 percent of the average snowpack. That means there is a potential for flooding along the low-lying areas of the Animas River corridor.

The city will be providing free sand and bags starting Monday, but they will be limited to 25 bags per household.

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