- Associated Press - Thursday, August 27, 2015

AZTEC, N.M. (AP) - Some homes remain without power Thursday, the morning after an intense thunderstorm downed trees and flooded roadways in San Juan County

The Farmington Electric Utility System says there are still outages in the community of Flora Vista and in the Bloomingfield and Farmington area.

According to the San Juan County Office of Emergency Management, Wednesday night’s storm packed strong winds and heavy rains.

Resulting flooding has forced schools in Aztec to close Thursday.

The office says first responders carried out more than 100 calls during a two-hour period for such problems as flooding and people trapped.

The Daily Times of Farmington reports that rainfall was especially heavy on Crouch Mesa, where County Road 390 was covered by water and mud.

Officials say several homes were reportedly pushed off their foundations.

The storm left crews scrambling to clear county roads blocked by downed trees.

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