Update: 12:52 p.m. on May 26
The Curry County Road Department announced that three roads were closed Friday due to continued “torrential rains and flooding” overnight. Officials noted that a “significant number” of roads in the region were damaged and could still be hazardous or closed due to flooding.
The department listed the following road closures:
- CR B between SR 19 and SR 241
- CR N between SR 14 and SR 16
- CR 19 between CR D and CR H
This follows the closure of CR 19 between CR D and CR H on Thursday. Officials continued to ask drivers to pay close attention to road conditions and exercise “extreme caution.”
Any questions or concerns, said officials, can be addressed to Walon Jones or Gordon Beevers at 575-762-1501 alongside further notifications of roads.
Update (12:33 p.m. on May 25)
Officials with the Curry County Road Department reported that CR 19 between CR D and CR H has been closed because of the “torrential rains and flooding from last night’s storm.”
Officials went on to say that a significant number of roads have been damaged and could be hazardous or closed because of the flooding.
“We are requesting all persons to pay close attention to road conditions and exercise extreme caution while driving county roads,” a news release from the department read. “Thank you for your assistance.”
CLOVIS, N.M. (KAMR/KCIT) — The Clovis Police Department reports that officers, fire, and EMS are working to answer calls for service following severe weather in the area.
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According to CPD, there are downed power lines, trees, and damaged lights along with large amounts of flooding.
“If an area looks flooded, DO NOT drive into it. Be careful around the areas of town known to flood, please don’t endanger yourselves or others,” said Clovis Police in a post on Facebook.
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