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Flooding leaves one bridge collapsed and several homes underwater in Roswell

ROSWELL, N.M. — Heavy rains fell over Roswell on Sunday, leaving one bridge collapsed and at least a dozen homes underwater as flood water rose. According to the KOAT 7 Weather Team, some areas of Roswell saw 1 to 3 inches of rainfall in a short amount of time. That prompted the National Weather Service to issue a flash flood warning for a time.
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Homes in Roswell, New Mexico Are Underwater Due to Flooding

New Mexico has had a lot of trouble with wildfires this year, followed by intense rainfall. Many have feared that the recent rains could lead to flash floods in some areas. Unfortunately, this is now a reality: Roswell saw heavy rains on Sunday, June 26, 2022, and many other areas in the southern part of the state will likely experience heavy rains and floods as well.
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Flash flooding in Roswell, scattered rain elsewhere

Well it was a Sunday to remember as we had many cities break records for the coolest June 26th in recorded history. Matter of fact, several cities shattered their old records by more than 5-10° from their previous ones. It sure felt more like fall out there with all the clouds and rain, courtesy of a backdoor cold front Saturday. Temperatures were 15-25° below average for the northern half of the state with Albuquerque only reaching into the lower 70s. Las Vegas only topped out in the upper 50s!
US News and World Report

‘Dispatch’ From 1947 Offers Another Look at UFO Incident

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The Roswell incident has been one of the most thoroughly researched and debated mysteries in the history of the UFO phenomenon and among the most enduring. Barring a major revelation between now and July, Roswell will mark the 75th anniversary of the alleged 1947 UFO...

Artesia police arrest man for armed robbery turned attempted carjacking

ARTESIA, N.M. (KRQE)- There was a violent armed robbery at the Allsups at 800 South 1st Street in Artesia. Police say 18-year-old Audien Cazares robbed that Allsups and the manager followed him as he fled. That’s when the manager says Cazares started shooting at him. The manager wasn’t hit but a nearby home was. Police say […]

U.S. Air Force reports on Roswell

On June 24, 1997, U.S. Air Force officials release a 231-page report dismissing long-standing claims of an alien spacecraft crash in Roswell, New Mexico, almost exactly 50 years earlier. Public interest in Unidentified Flying Objects, or UFOs, began to flourish in the 1940s, when developments in space travel and the dawn of the atomic age caused many Americans to turn their attention to the skies…

GALLERY: David Marler’s UFO materials date back to 1940s

David Marler, who moved to Rio Rancho in February 2012, has arguably the largest collection of UFO-related materials in the country, and his collection is growing by the week. He’s among the featured speakers at UFO events in Denver and Roswell, at the Roswell annual UFO event this year July 1-3.