ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Navajo police have been monitoring a dam about a half mile outside of Crowpoint all night long. The state's Emergency Management Department says the earthen dam is not in imminent danger of breaking unless a significant storm comes through soon.
Still, people living just north of the dam are being told to seek higher ground.
Crews have built a spillway and have multiple water pumps running to relieve pressure. Classes were also canceled at Crownpoint Technical University Monday.
Towns around New Mexico are preparing for more rain.
Crews were fast at it this weekend getting sandbags ready and lining them up in case the water comes where it's not welcome.
Fema is also in New Mexico Monday assessing the damage caused by the flooding.
The feds visit comes after Governor Susana Martinez upgraded the state emergency operation center to level two. Meaning resources are being stepped up to coordinate the state's response to the flooding.
With more rain expected in the next few days the governor says the resources are needed.
The New Mexico Rail Runner service is back on track Monday after being canceled Sunday because of flood damage.
Crews worked all weekend long to repair at least one bridge that washed out on the Santo Domingo Pubelo.
Crews are also inspecting other bridges right now.
Repairs to the track and the bridge apparently went according to plan though because the commuter train service is back up and running Monday morning.
Flooding in Catron County had also closed some roads, but they're now open again.
The Red Cross was providing shelter at the Glenwood Elementary School and an evacuation center at the town's community center.
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