EVACUATION ZONE WIDENS TO INCLUDE ALL AREAS BETWEEN RINCON AND HATCH

EVACUATION ZONE WIDENS TO INCLUDE ALL AREAS BETWEEN RINCON AND HATCH

The New Mexico State Police are ordering all residents in low-lying areas from Rincon north to Hatch to evacuate immediately due to the threat of serious flooding. Residents in higher areas in those communities are under a voluntary evacuation recommendation.

***** ***** ***** ***** ***** *****

Reporters seeking more information or interviews may call county Public Information Director Jess Williams at (505) 647-7914.