City of Hobbs bracing for additional rainfall

City of Hobbs bracing for additional rainfall

HOBBS, NM (KWES) - With high water on several roadways throughout the city Sunday night night, many became impassable.

The same is expected through Monday night.

In fact, the National Weather Service in Midland described Sunday night's storm as "training," which means a storm develops and then re-develops over the same area multiple times.

The National Weather Service official rain total stands at 2.72 inches.

But with the ground saturated, any additional rain can quickly cause flooding.

In fact, the City of Hobbs is changing the way they're picking up trash with any homes with unpaved alleys becoming curb-side pick-ups until further notice.

Just a reminder, some West Texas and Southeast New Mexico counties are under a flash flood watch until 7 a.m. Tuesday morning with an additional two to four inches possible.

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