Blog Updated @ 3:10 PM MST Wednesday, February 3, 2016.
Reported Low Temps This Morning.
West Cox Canyon south of Cloudcroft -8°F.
Ski Apache -4°F.
Cloudcroft Fire Station -2°F.
Robin Hood in Wimsatt 0°F.
Flying H northwest of Mayhill 0°F.
Lazy Day Cabins west of Mayhill 0°F.
Upper Canyon in Ruidoso 1°F.
Cedar Creek in Ruidoso 2°F.
Racquet Court Condos in Ruidoso 4°F.
Pineywoods west of Cloudcroft 5°F.
Coyote Mesa in Alto 5°F.
The Dark Ridge Observatory in Weed 6°F.
Apache Point south of Sunspot 7°F.
Eagle Creek Canyon in Alto 8°F.
Pine Springs Mesonet 17°F.
Queen Raws 19°F.
Artesia Airport AWOS 19°F.
Roswell ASOS 20°F.
Carlsbad ASOS 23°F.
Here in town in Carlsbad my low temperature was a comparatively mild 26°F.
So far the coldest temperature I can find in New Mexico occurred at the Hidden Valley automated weather station in Sandoval County (8,470') which reported a low this morning of -34°F.
It was quite cold in Northern AZ this morning, in Bellemont it was colder than Fairbanks, Alaska. In Flagstaff there have been only five days colder than this morning in the last 20 years.
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