Slideshow: Flooding plagues the Borderland, TxDOT closes area roads

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Doniphan at Canutillo. 📷: Ozzie Carrillo/KTSM 9 News.

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — On Wednesday afternoon, the National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for many areas in El Paso and parts of Southern New Mexico.

The flooding caused the Texas Department of Transportation to close several roads in El Paso, including Doniphan in Canutillo, which was closed for a second time this week, as well as Paisano at Executive, where a semi-truck was seen near inches-high water.

Below is a slideshow with images from KTSM 9 News photographers and viewers from around the Borderland.

The National Weather Service advises that drivers adhere to their flood safety slogan of “turn around, don’t drown,” saying that 12 inches of moving water can carry off a small car and 18 to 24 inches of water can carry off larger vehicles, including trucks, vans and SUVs.

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