Storm drops rain, hail in San Juan County

National Weather Services says county can expect thunderstorms throughout the night and into tomorrow

The Daily Times staff

FARMINGTON — The San Juan County Office of Emergency Management is warning residents about a storm moving through the area after noticing it on the National Weather Service’s radar.

According to the office, the storm could bring wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour, as well as heavy rains and penny-sized hail.

The National Weather Service’s radar showed the storm southwest of Farmington at approximately 3 p.m. today. It was moving at a speed of 20 miles per hour.

The storm reached Farmington by 4 p.m., according to the radar.

San Juan County will continue to experience thunderstorms throughout the night and into tomorrow, according to the National Weather Service.

The Office of Emergency Management warned that the heavy rains could cause flash flooding.