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A Dodge Ram plows its way through approximately four inches of water collected at the intersection of Fifth and Main streets this morning. The New Mexico State University Agricultural Center located just south of Artesia reported .68 inches of rain had fallen since 7 a.m. at press time. Rain is forcasted throughout the weekend and may possibly affect Fourth of July festivities. Hayley Klein of the Artesia Chamber of Commerce advised citizens to contact the chamber (575-746-2744), listen to KSVP or visit the chamber’s Facebook page Saturday to remain informed in the event of rain.