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Afternoon T-Storms Across The Sacramento Mtn's Yesterday. 

Scattered t-storms developed across the Sacramento Mountains yesterday afternoon. A few locals picked up some heavy rainfall. The Dark Ridge Observatory located near Weed measured 1.43" of rain, while a CoCoRaHS station located 2.3 miles south of Cloudcroft picked up 1.42". A personal weather station in Pierce Canyon south of Cloudcroft measured 1.07" of rain.

 A CoCoRaHS station located 1.8 miles SW of Cloudcroft measured .62". The Hodge Podge Lodge located between Ruidoso and Ruidoso Downs picked up .40" of rainfall.  Lighter amounts fell at many other reporting stations in the mountains.

Late - Night T-Storms Across The SE NM Plains.

T-storms erupted across the area late yesterday evening and continued into the morning hours today. The heaviest amount reported occurred at the Caprock Raws where 1.19" of rainfall was measured as of 7 AM MDT. My brother picked up .25" at his farm/ranch 0.9 miles NE of Lakewood. A CoCoRaHS station in Queen (33.3 WSW of Carlsbad) measured  .22", while the Carlsbad Caverns climate coop station measured .21". Many other lighter totals were reported across the area.

Selected Local SE NM Plains Rainfall Totals.
(As of Aug 16, 2011)

Roswell Airport ASOS-

August 2011 .69"
Jan 1st - Aug 16th, 2011 1.71"
Oct 1st, 2010 - Aug 16th, 2011 2.73"

Atoka (4.8 SSE Artesia)-

August 2011 .03"
Jan 1st - Aug 16th, 2011 1.51"
Oct 1st, 2010 - Aug 16, 2011 1.62"

Artesia Climate 6 South-

August 2011 .04"
Jan 1st - Aug 16th, 2011 1.47"
Oct 1st, 2010 - Aug 16th, 2011 1.57"

0.9 NE Lakewood-

August 2011 .52"
Jan 1st - Aug 16th, 2011 2.58"
Oct 1st, 2010 - Aug 16th, 2011 2.70"

Downtown Carlsbad (1.1 NE)-

August 2011 .05"
Jan 1st - Aug 16th, 2011 1.65"
Oct 1st, 2010 - Aug 16th, 2011 1.72"

My Home (2.1 NNW Downtown Carlsbad)-

 August 2011 .05"
Jan 1st - Aug 16, 2011 1.38"
Oct 1st, 2010 - Aug 16th, 2011 1.51"

Carlsbad Climate-

August 2011 .22"
Jan 1st - Aug 16th, 2011 1.31"
Oct 1st, 2010 - Aug 16th, 2011 1.42"

Hobbs Climate-

August 2011 .30"
Jan 1st - Aug 16th, 2011 .30"
Oct 1st, 2010 - Aug 16th, 2011 .90"

Tatum Climate-

August 2011 .10"
Jan 1st - Aug 16th, 2011 1.39"
Oct 1st, 2010 - Aug 16th, 2011 2.04"

Local Selected Sacramento Mtn's Rainfall Totals.
(As of Aug 16, 2011)

Capitan Climate-

August 2011 1.32"
Jan 1st - Aug 16th, 2011 3.03"
Oct 1st, 2010 - Aug 16th, 2011 3.53"

Ruidoso Climate-

August 2011 4.90"
Jan 1st - Aug 16th, 2011 6.31"
Oct 1st, 2010 - Aug 16th, 2011 9.04"

Elk Climate-

August 2011 .63"
Jan 1st - Aug 16th, 2011 2.05"
Oct 1st, 2010 - Aug 16th, 2011 2.45"

Cloudcroft Climate-

August 2011 1.51"
Jan 1st - Aug 16th, 2011 10.43"
Oct 1st, 2010 - Aug 16th, 2011 12.50"

Local Selected Guadalupe Mtn's Rainfall Totals.
(As of Aug 16th, 2011)

Queen 33.3 WSW of Carlsbad-

August 2011 .22"
Jan 1st - Aug 16th, 2011 6.84"
Oct 1st, 2010 - Aug 16th, 2011 7.20"

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