Buried in Wildfire Ash, a N.M. Monument Awakens to New Threat: Flash Floods

New York Times: As its name suggests, Frijoles Creek isn't a very formidable waterway. Thousands of years ago, however, it was mighty enough to carve a canyon through 400 feet of compressed volcanic ash, and its clear waters enticed a good-sized Ancient Puebloan community to settle along its banks about 850 years ago. But on a blazing summer morning this week, Frijoles Creek merely trickled past the village ruins and the Bandelier National Monument Visitor Center, slowly making its way to the Rio Grande. Yet......

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