Dry Lightning Ignites Horse Canyon Fire Near Queen, NM. 6-30-2012.


Alamogordo, NM (June 29, 2012) –Dry lightning ignited a fire near Horse Spring in the Guadalupe Mountains.  Reported at 5:00 a.m. this morning, the Horse Canyon Fire is currently about 25 acres and burning in pinyon, juniper, and grass.   A Type 2 helicopter is making water drops on the fire and fourteen firefighters are on the ground.  An air tanker and additional crews are on order.  
The Horse Canyon fire is about 5 miles southeast of Queen and about a mile from the Carlsbad Caverns National Park boundary.

The Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction!

 My Web Page Is Best Viewed With Google Chrome.


Regional Radar

Current NWS National Watches/Warnings In Effect

Current NWS National Watches/Warnings In Effect
Click On The Map For The Latest Updates

New Mexico

Eddy County Plains & Guadalupe Mtn's

Guadalupe Mtn's In Culberson County

Chaves County Plains & Mtn's

Lea County

Lincoln County

Otero County

Current US Temps

Current US Wind Chill/Heat Index Temperatures

NWS Albuquerque Storm Total Rainfall Forecast

NWS Midland Storm Total Rainfall Forecast

NWS El Paso Storm Total Rainfall Forecast

NWS Albuquerque Storm Total Snowfall Forecast

NWS Forecast High Temps Today

NWS Forecast Low Temps Tonight

Average Daily High/Low Temperatures

Average Daily High/Low Temperatures