Cooler Weather Going Into The Weekend.
Today's skies will be sunny across southeastern New Mexico. Our afternoon high temperatures will be a little today compared to yesterday's readings. Most of us will see the low-mid 60's.
High Temperatures Reported Thursday-
2.1 NNW Downtown Carlsbad 76
Carlsbad Airport 75
Paduca Raws 75
Roswell Airport 72
Artesia Airport 70
Hobbs Airport 68
2 SW Tatum 67
A re-enforcing shot of cooler air will overspread the area Saturday and Super Bowl Sunday. Partly sunny to mostly sunny skies will prevail with afternoon highs in the low-mid 50's on Saturday, and the mid-upper 40's on Sunday. A few spots may make it to 50.
Severe Weather Outbreak Today.
Storm Prediction Center's Day 1 Severe Weather Outlook.
Map Is Courtesy Of AccuWeather.
U.S. Watch/Warning Map At 8:00 AM MST.
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A powerful winter storm is hammering eastern Colorado, western Kansas, and southern Nebraska this morning. Blizzard and Winter Storm Warnings have been issued for parts of these areas. Rollinsville, Colorado has already measured 27" of snow from this storm. For a list of snowfall totals across Colorado please click on this link. For the latest from the Denver/Boulder National Weather Service Office on this Blizzard, please click on the link.
Next Storm Mid-Week?
GFS 500 MB Forecast At 5 PM MST Tue Feb 7, 2012.
Long-range model forecasts indicate that our next potential storm will dive southward along the California coast the first of next week, then close off near southern California by mid-week. This next storm has the potential to bring us a chance for rain showers and a few thunderstorms, along with mountain snows.
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