Posts

Showing posts from July, 2018

Cold Front To Produce T-Storms Monday - Some May Be Severe.

Image
7-14-2018 Storm Clouds Gather West Of Elk.
Cold Front Arrives Monday Afternoon.
Cold Front Position At Noon MDT Sunday.

RTMA Temperatures. At 4 PM MDT Sunday, July 29, 2018.



A rather robust (for this time of the year) cold front is scheduled to work its way southward down the eastern plains of New Mexico Monday afternoon. It will arrive in Southeastern New Mexico late Monday afternoon or early Monday evening. For a day anyway (Tuesday) we will get a temporary reprieve from the heat. Forecast high temps locally on Tuesday are slanted to be in the 80's verses the 102ยบ I currently have at our home in Carlsbad as I write this. Note the temperatures across the high plains east of the Rockies at 4 pm this afternoon...the 70's and 80's.
Our chances for thunderstorm will increase Monday afternoon and continue into Monday night and early Tuesday morning. Some of these initially may be severe and produce large hail, damaging thunderstorm wind gusts in excess of 60 mph, along with locally…

1941 - Wettest Year On Record For New Mexico.

Image
July 14th, 2018. Between Wimsatt And Cloudcroft.
New Mexico Rainfall Extremes.
1941 - Wettest Year On Record.

New Mexico's Top 20 Wettest Years On Record.

While most of Southeastern New Mexico and nearby areas continues to fall behind in both average monthly (July) and year-to-date rainfall totals (January 1st - July 27th, 2018) 1941 serves as a reminder of how wet it can be in New Mexico. In fact 1941 was New Mexico's wettest year on record. 
No other year on record (1895-2017) comes close to being as wet as 1941 was in New Mexico. Whitetail located southeast of Ruidoso in Otero County on the Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation recorded 62.51" of rain that year...the greatest yearly total officially measured in the state. Most locations in the state also recorded their greatest annual rainfall totals that year. Including Southeastern New Mexico and nearby areas.
New Mexico's average rainfall for 1941 was 26.57" compared to a long term average (1895-2017) of 13.95&qu…

View My Archived Past Blog Posts

Show more

Current Watches In Effect

Current Watches In Effect
Click On The Map To Open It Up

NWS Nationwide

NWS Nationwide
Click On The Map To Enlarge It

Eddy County

Chaves County

Lea County

Lincoln County

Otero County

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 Lubbock.

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

NWS El Paso.

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

Regional Radar

Regional Radar
Click On The Map To Enlarge It

National Radar

National Radar
Click On The Map To Enlarge It

Current Temperatures

Current Temperatures
Click On The Map To Open It Up

Current Heat Index/Wind Chill

Current Heat Index/Wind Chill
Click On The Map To Open It Up

Today's Forecast High Temps

Today's Forecast High Temps
Click On The Map To Enlarge It

Tonight's Forecast Low Temps

Tonight's Forecast Low Temps
Click On The Map To Enlarge It

Tomorrow's Forecast High Temps

Tomorrow's Forecast High Temps
Click On The Map To Enlarge It

My Photo Slide Show

My Photo Slide Show
Click On The Image To Enlarge It

Disclaimer

This blog and its contents are for informational purposes only! Always have multiple sources of information available to rely on during severe weather.
United States Weather Group

Pageviews Since June 2010.