KKTR NATIONAL MONUMENT WEST INFORMATIVE SIGN

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Kktr National Monument West is a protected area located in the Rio Grande-Santa Fe watershed of New Mexico. The area is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, including several endangered species. One of the unique features of the monument is its geological formations, which include volcanic lava flows and ash deposits that date back millions of years. Visitors to the monument can explore the various hiking trails and view the stunning landscapes that have been shaped by these geological events. In addition to the natural wonders, the monument is also home to several cultural and historical sites, including ancient Native American ruins and early Spanish settlements.

There are many reasons to visit Kktr National Monument West. The area offers a unique opportunity to experience the natural and cultural heritage of New Mexico. Visitors can explore the hiking trails and marvel at the geological formations that have shaped this landscape over millions of years. The cultural and historical sites provide a glimpse into the region's rich history and offer a unique perspective on the people who have inhabited this area for centuries. Overall, the Kktr National Monument West is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in the natural and cultural heritage of New Mexico.

Flood Watch
Until 2024-07-21T12:00:00-06:00 National Weather Service
* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible. * WHERE...Portions of central, east central, north central, northeast, southeast, and west central New Mexico, including the following areas, in central New Mexico, Central Highlands, Estancia Valley, Lower Rio Grande Valley, Middle Rio Grande Valley including the Albuquerque Metro Area, San Agustin Plains and Adjacent Lowlands, Sandia and Manzano Mountains including Edgewood, South Central Highlands and Upper Tularosa Valley. In east central New Mexico, Curry County, Guadalupe County, Quay County and Roosevelt County. In north central New Mexico, East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Espanola Valley, Glorieta Mesa Including Glorieta Pass, Jemez Mountains, Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Santa Fe Metro Area, Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Tusas Mountains Including Chama and Upper Rio Grande Valley. In northeast New Mexico, Eastern San Miguel County, Far Northeast Highlands, Harding County, Johnson and Bartlett Mesas Including Raton Pass, Northeast Highlands and Union County. In southeast New Mexico, Chaves County Plains. In west central New Mexico, San Francisco River Valley and Southwest Mountains. * WHEN...From noon MDT today through late tonight. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks. Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Excessive rainfall from thunderstorms - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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