ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Gov. Susana Martinez is declaring a state of emergency because of Friday's storm.
Making the announcement at a news conference, Martinez said she will sign the executive order sometime Monday.
The primary impact is to release a half million dollars to help cities clean up and make repairs to roads washed away by flash floods.
"When the cities need to have cleanup, when they need to repair the roads, anything that is blocked right now because the roads aren't passable - so there will be a half million dollars that will be able to go out to cities as they request it," she said.
A lot of communities were affected by Friday's storm.
Sky News 13 today flew over State Road 4 leading to Los Alamos.
DOT crews say the flooding not only covered the road; it also brought down a lot of debris from an old fire which clogged ditches and culverts.
Crews have been working around the clock to clear the mess.
This road washed out on Cochiti Pueblo.
The problems actually started with an earlier storm, but Friday's gully washer made it worse.
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