Flash flood emergency in Lower Valley

The NWS upgraded status from an advisory

Flash flood emergency in Lower Valley

EL PASO, Texas - The National Weather Service in El Paso has upgraded a flood advisory to a flood emergency. 

Socorro, Sparks, Clint, San Elizario and far southeast El Paso were listed as areas with the highest potential for weather-related damage. 

The NWS advised residents to move to higher ground, and exercise extreme caution. 

Socorro police spokesman Victor Reta told ABC-7 Coker Road and surrounding areas were affected. 

Reta said evacuations were voluntary, not mandatory, and those seeking shelter can go to Rio Vista Community Center.

No injuries were reported. 




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