Afternoon rains pelt Portales, Clovis areas

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An SUV drives down Avenue C Saturday in Portales. Police closed Avenue C and 18th Street due to the amount of rainfall, but many motorists chose to drive on the roads regardless. (Freedom Newspapers: Leslie Spence) Marc Schoder: Freedom Newspapers Afternoon monsoon rains Saturday flooded Portales streets and left several motorists stranded in high water. […]