Near Record To Record Heat Today Into The Weekend.

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Loop Fire Shuts Down Carlsbad Caverns Visitor Center.

High Temps Reported Monday Afternoon.
(June 13, 2011)


Pecos, TX Airpt AWOS 110
Wink, TX Arpt ASOS 107
Big Springs, TX ASOS 104
Seminole, TX Arpt 104
Midland, TX Intl Arpt ASOS 103
Andrews, TX Mesonet 103

Chaves County-

Roswell Arpt ASOS 106
(Beats Pvs Record Of 104 On 6-13-2002

8-Mile Draw Raws 105
Roswell Climate 104
Dunken Raws 95

Eddy County-

Carlsbad Arpt ASOS 107
Calrsbad Climate 105
2.1 NNW Downtown Carlsbad 105
Carlsbad Caverns Climate 105
(Beats Pvs Record Of 100 On 6-13-2002)
Artesia Climate 103
Artesia Arpt AWOS 102
Hope Climate 101
Bat Draw Raws - Carlsbad Caverns 101
Queen Raws 94
Dog Canyon Raws - SW Of Queen 90

Lea County-

 Paduca Raws - Near WIPP 107
Jal Climate 105

Hobbs Climate 102
Tatum Climate 103

Caprock Raws 102
Hobbs Arpt 102
NW Hobbs - KM5BS 101
2 SW Tatum 100

Lincoln County-

Sierra Blanca Regional Arpt 84
Smokey Bear Raws - Near Ruidoso 84

Otero County-

Dark Ridge Observatory - Weed
Mayhill Raws 87
Timberon CW7724 86
Dry Canyon - East Of Cloudcroft 80
Cloudcroft Climate 79
Sacramento Pk 77

Culbeson County Texas-

Guadalupe Pass ASOS 98
McKittrick Canyon Raws 98
Pinery Raws - Pine Springs 94

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Davis WeatherLink
NM MesoWest Weather
NWS El Paso Climate Page
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NWS Albuquerque Rosa Reports
NWS Midland Regional Climate Summary


Loop Fire Update June 14 at 9:30 a.m.

Loop Fire Information (575) 652-5000
Tuesday, June 14, 2011, 2:00 a.m. Team PIO -Jennifer Myslivy and Joel Arnwine
Detected: June 13, 2011 @ 2:15 pm Cause: Under Investigation
Containment: 0 percent Location: Carlsbad Caverns National Park (NPS), 15 miles southwest of Carlsbad, NM
Fuel Type: PJ, brush and grass Terrain: Steep and rugged
The Pecos Zone Type III Incident Management Team (Tudor IC) took over management of the fire at 10 p.m. on June 13th from the local Type 4 organization.The Incident Command Post (ICP) is located at the Permian Basin Regional Training Center in Carlsbad, NM.
Special Notices: Carlsbad Caverns National Park has been CLOSED until further notice due to extreme fire activity and concern for public safety. All hikers and cave researchers known to be in the back country are all IN and ACCOUNTED for.

Current Size: The fire is estimated at 14,432 acres.

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