Snow Ends Today. Cold Tonight. Another Storm Next Week.

Our current winter storm was located over southwestern New Mexico early this morning. It is forecast to open up and move east of the state by tomorrow. Light snow is falling over parts of southeastern New Mexico and west Texas near sunrise this morning. The snow will end later today as this storm moves east of us.

I measured a total of 5.5" of snowfall out of this, and as of 6 AM MST this morning I have 4.5" of snow on the ground here at my home in Carlsbad, New Mexico. This was a fairly wet snow which melted down to a water equivalent of .48"

Tonight is going to be cold as our skies begin to clear. Our lows will likely dip down into the teens, with a few of the normally colder spots such as sheltered high mountain valleys seeing some single digit readings. We may even see a few temps dip below zero.

Snowfall Totals.

Updated Local Snowfall Totals.
Courtesy Of The Midland NWS Office.

NWS Midland Snowfall Reports.
(Local Public Reports).

Roswell 1/2" to 3/4"

1 Mile SW Tatum 3/4"
16 Miles NE Of Dunken 1"
Dexter 1"

4 Miles E Of Elk 1.5"
Atoka & Artesia Climate 2"
Lake Arthur 2.5"
10 Miles S Of Artesia 3"
Eunice 3"
Queen 3"
9 Miles NW Of Carlsbad 4"
4 Miles SW Of Loving 4"
22 Miles W Of Jal 4"

Additional Snowfall Reports.

New Mexico Snowfall Reports.

Another winter storm will approach the state by the first of next week. Par for the course the two main long-range computer forecast models, the U.S. GFS (top map) and the European (ECMWF) offers drastically different solutions as to this storms track and strength. 

The GFS model sweeps the storm across northern New Mexico and into the Texas Panhandle by sunrise next Tuesday. On the other hand the European model drops the storm way south to near El Paso as another closed upper-level low by 5 PM MST Tuesday.

If the GFS is correct then we won't see any more snow. If the European model is correct we may.

 GFS & ECMWF Forecasts For Roswell, NM.

GFS & ECMWF Forecasts For Artesia, NM.

GFS & ECMWF Forecasts For Carlsbad, NM.

GFS & ECMWF Forecasts For Hobbs, NM.

 GFS & ECMWF Forecasts For Ruidoso, NM.

The Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction!

 My Web Page Is Best Viewed With Google Chrome.

Regional Radar

Current NWS Watches & Warnings

Current NWS Watches & Warnings
Click On The Map For Forecasts/Watches/Warnings

Eddy County

Chaves County

Lea County

Lincoln County

Otero County

SPC Watches In Effect.

SPC Watches In Effect.
Click On The Map For More Information.

Current Temperatures

Wind Chill

NWS Midland

NWS Midland
Click On The Map For Forecasts/Watches/Warnings

NWS Albuquerque

NWS Albuquerque
Click On The Map For Forecasts/Watches/Warnings

NWS El Paso.

NWS El Paso.
Click On The Map For Forecasts/Watches/Warnings

NWS Lubbock.

NWS Lubbock.
Click On The Map For Forecasts/Watches/Warnings


This blog and its contents are for informational purposes only!