The pool at the Mescalero Community Center will be CLOSED the week of June 27 – July 1, 2022.
Effective June 24, 2022
According to Weather.gov, several factors contribute to flash flooding. The two key elements are rainfall intensity and duration. Intensity is the rate of rainfall, and duration is how long the rain lasts. Topography, soil conditions, and ground cover also play an important role.
Flash floods occur within a few minutes or hours of excessive rainfall, a dam or levee failure, or a sudden release of water held by an ice jam. Flash floods can roll boulders, tear out trees, destroy buildings and bridges, and scour out new channels. Rapidly rising water can reach heights of 30 feet or more. Furthermore, flash flood-producing rains can also trigger catastrophic mud slides. You will not always have a warning that these deadly, sudden floods are coming. Most flood deaths are due to FLASH FLOODS.
Most flash flooding is caused by slow-moving thunderstorms, thunderstorms repeatedly moving over the same area, or heavy rains from hurricanes and tropical storms.
Occasionally, floating debris or ice can accumulate at a natural or man-made obstruction and restrict the flow of water. Water held back by the ice jam or debris dam can cause flooding upstream. Subsequent flash flooding can occur downstream if the obstruction should suddenly release.
As of June 21, 2022:
Active Cases on June 21, 2022: 16
Direct Contacts on June 21, 2022: 15
*Includes numbers from IHS and NMDOH
*COVID vaccines will soon be available to the our 6 months to 4 year old group. We anticipate within the next two weeks.
Child Support checks will be distributed Tuesday, June 28, 2022 9AM – 5PM at the Mescalero Community Center. After this date and time, Child Support Checks will be available at the Child Support Office.
Thank you for your cooperation!