ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Storm runoff washing over Interstate 40 is slowing traffic east of Gallup, New Mexico State Police are reporting.
State Police said I-40 has not been closed but warned additional heavy rain is possible in the area for the rest of the day.
The flooding is near I-40 mile marker 33 in the area of Fort Wingate.
The adjacent frontage road--State Route 118--has been close in the same area.
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