The National Weather Service in El Paso has issued a
* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
East central Grant County in south central New Mexico...
* Until 1045 PM MDT.
* At 749 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in
the advisory area. Radar has indicated from one to two inches of
rain have already fallen.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
July 10, 2018 – Gila Regional Medical Center (GRMC), a 68-bed acute care hospital serving Grant County in southwest New Mexico, has begun a Nursing Internship Residency program, called GRMC RNternship.
Developed to help new graduate RNs adjust from the academic world to the real world of working as a registered nurse in an acute care setting, the year-long internship begins with an intensive 2-week classroom setting and on-site immersion in clinical departments. The remainder of the year is spent at the bedside caring for patients under the mentorship of a Preceptor. Nursing interns are teamed with mentors who meet with them on a scheduled basis to evaluate their progress, give them encouragement and guide them through the difficult stages of the first year of nursing.
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley NM-
Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range NM-Upper Gila River Valley NM-
218 PM MDT MON JUL 16 2018
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTH CENTRAL GRANT COUNTY UNTIL
300 PM MDT...
At 218 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Silver City. This storm was nearly stationary.
Nickel size hail and wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph will be possible with
Silver City, NM, July 16, 2018—Due to the decreasing risk of fire danger, the Gila National Forest will lift all fire restrictions across the forest effectively immediately. In addition, Fire Danger has been modified down to Moderate from Very High.
Forest Supervisor Adam Mendonca extended a special thanks to all of our visitors for their compliance while restrictions were in effect. Visitors are always expected to use caution with campfires and other potential ignition sources. We urge our visitors to camp responsibly and be campfire safe. Never leave a campfire unattended and use proper precautions when having a campfire – including drowning it and stirring until it’s cold to the touch. If it’s too hot to touch, it’s too hot to leave.
Fire restrictions are implemented when necessary to protect human life, property, and natural resources. The Forest Service uses fire restrictions and area closure to prevent unwanted, human-caused fires and to limit the exposure of visitors during periods of potentially dangerous fire conditions.
For information on the Gila National Forest, check out our website at http://www.fs.usda.gov/gila
By Mary Alice Murphy
Monique Ades called the Beat from Steamboat Springs, Colo., on Thursday, July 12, 2018, to talk about her senior project.
The 16-year-old lives in Oakhurst, CA, south of Yosemite. She and her father, Mickeal, are bicycling the 2,796 miles from Banff, Canada, to Antelope Wells, NM, in support of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.
Santa Clara Mayor Richard Bauch and Trustee Rocky Hildebrand received an award in Denver last week on behalf of the village. The Village of Santa Clara received the Project Sponsor of the Year award from Americorps NCCC. The village was picked as Sponsor of the Year over 60 other cities.
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