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Snowfall Totals Across SE NM & W TX.

Blog updated at 2:10 PM MST Tue Jan 10, 2012.

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These Two Photos Are Courtesy Of Lea County Skywarn
Coordinator Jim Morrison (KM5BS) In Hobbs, New Mexico.
He was measuring 11" Of Snow At 3:24 PM. It Was Snowing
Hard At The Time With The Visibility Down To 50-100 Yards.


Photos Are Courtesy Of Corey Cruce Of Hobbs, New Mexico.

Photo Is Courtesy Of Pat Wright In Queen, New Mexico.
She Measured 4" Of Snowfall From This Storm.
National Snow Depth Map This Morning.



Visible Satellite Image At 8:55 AM MST Tue Jan 10, 2012.

Snow Cover Across SE NM & W TX Tue Jan 10, 2012.
Clouds Are Covering Central Texas.
(Zoomed In To 1,000 Miles)

Same Photo Zoomed In To 250 Miles.
MODIS Image Of The Day.

So far, this latest potent Winter Storm to hammer the local area has behaved as was pretty much expected this morning. As I had mentioned in this mornings blog, somebody in SE NM and W TX would get clobbered it was just a matter of who...and the who was Hobbs, Seminole, Andrews, and the Midland/Odessa areas.

I measured a total of 0.9" of snowfall here at my home in Carlsbad today. My maximum snow depth on the ground was at 8 AM this morning with just a dusting (1/4") on the grass. Sadly our snow melted as it fell, and at times was mixed in with light rain. My liquid precipitation has amounted to .15" so far today.

So much for this storm...it will be history soon. I'm already taking a long look at the models which are indicating the potential for yet another significant Winter Storm for the state by this upcoming weekend. One thing for sure, this is going to be a winter to remember here in SE NM.

Snowfall Totals As Of 10:44 AM MST-
(Tue Jan 10, 2012)

Nadine - South of Hobbs15.0"
Hobbs 12" at 5:48 PM (Spotter Report)
Hobbs 11.3" (KM5BS)

Midland NWS Office 10.6"
Andrews 10.0"
Seminole 9.0"
West Odessa 9"
Greenwood 8.6"
Kermit 8.0"

Euince/Jal 6.0"
Cloudcroft 5.3"
Queen 4.0" (CoCoRaHS Observer)
5 Miles NE of Cloudcroft 3.7"
2 Miles South of Cloudcroft 3.5"
Sierra Blanca Snotel 3.0"
Ski Apache 2.0"
Artesia 1.5" (Public Report At 10 AM).
4 Miles E of Elk 1.0"
1 Mile South of Capitan 1.0"
20 Miles SW of Carlsbad 1.0" (Co-Op Observer)
1 Mile NE of Lakewood 1.0"
(Max Snow Depth 1" At 9 AM MST Mon)
2.1 NNW Downtown Carlsbad 0.9"
(Max Snow Depth 1/4" 8 AM)

Snow Reports Are Courtesy Of-

CoCoRaHS
The General Public
SE NM Skywarn Spotters
The El Paso NWS Office.
The Albuquerque NWS Office

This list will be updated later this morning when the Midland NWS Office publishes their summary of the storm.

The Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction!

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