flooding http://kunm.org en Heavy Rains Bring Worries Of West Nile Virus http://kunm.org/post/heavy-rains-bring-worries-west-nile-virus <p>With heavy rainfall still drenching parts of the Southwest, health officials are warning that mosquito populations could increase, and more mosquitoes could mean more West Nile Virus.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 22:33:37 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 35219 at http://kunm.org Heavy Rains Bring Worries Of West Nile Virus Officials track fires and prepare for floods http://kunm.org/post/officials-track-fires-and-prepare-floods <p>The recent rains brought some relief to New Mexico&rsquo;s parched forests, but they also brought a rash of lightning-caused fires.</p><p>Firefighters are responding to several smoke reports in the Questa Ranger District, according to U.S. Forest Service officials. They expect no problems. However, more smoke reports are anticipated as temperatures increase and humidity decreases.</p> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 18:53:32 +0000 Megan Kamerick & The Associated Press 15230 at http://kunm.org Officials track fires and prepare for floods