RUIDOSO, New Mexico – Two states east of drought-riddled and fire-etched California, the New Mexico mountain town of Ruidoso recently endured flash flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Dolly.
The flood engorged and overwhelmed the Rio Ruidoso and displaced 400 people, announced Reuters. There was one fatality. According to Darlene Hart, of the town’s fire department, Ruidoso has not seen water so high in almost half a century.
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