Mandatory evacuations issued in Las Vegas due to flooding

Mandatory evacuations have been issued in Las Vegas due to flooding. City leaders are also urging people not to walk or drive through floodwaters.

LAS VEGAS, New Mexico — Mandatory evacuations have been issued in Las Vegas due to flooding. City leaders are also urging people not to walk or drive through floodwaters.

Mandatory evacuations are currently in place for the following areas:

  • NM Highway 65 from Mile Marker 4 south along Hot Springs Boulevard
  • The entire Los Vigiles area
  • Fountain Walk
  • willow avenue
  • Stella Way
  • LucilleDrive
  • El Llano Road
  • From Cinder Road to Mills Avenue

City officials say to prepare for overnight accommodations. Updates will be shared here.

Two shelters are in place. If you live on the west side of Las Vegas, a shelter is being set up at the Las Vegas Senior Center at 500 Sabino Street. If you live in East Las Vegas, a shelter is currently being set up at McFarland Hall on the corner of 5th and Friedman.

If you need assistance, please call the Las Vegas Police Department at (505) 425-7504.

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