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A much colder airmass is currently working its way southward into southeastern New Mexico and West Texas. At 7:45 AM MST the temperature at the Carlsbad Airport is 52°F ahead of the frontal boundary. Roswell is down to 39°F, Lubbock is 35°F with a wind chill of 25°F, Clovis is 30°F with a wind chill of 19°F, while Clayton in northeastern New Mexico is 20°F with a wind chill of 4°F. Temperatures will continue to drop locally as the colder air settles in behind the frontal boundary today. For most of the local area our highest temperatures of the day have already occurred.


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Light rain is falling over parts of the local area this morning. As the colder air works its way southward throughout the day a mix of light rain and light drizzle is forecast by the models to change over to light freezing rain, light freezing drizzle, sleet, and eventually snow. The graphics above depict the simulated forecast radar images/returns throughout the day as the process occurs. 


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Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for most of the eastern one half of New Mexico including southeastern New Mexico. Rain and drizzle are forecast to change over to a mix of light freezing drizzle, light freezing drizzle, sleet, and snow along with areas of freezing fog later this afternoon into tonight. Current forecasts call for a trace of snow with perhaps a few locations possibly seeing up to 1" - 2" of the white stuff here in southeastern New Mexico.  

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