Reported Peak Wind Gusts On Friday. Severe T-Storms Rake Fort Worth With High Winds Friday.
NWS Fort Worth, TX Dual Pol Doppler Radar SRV Snapshot
@ 6:16 PM CDT, Friday, April 24, 2015. Using GRLevel3_2.00 Software. Courtesy Of The Fort Worth NWS Office.
As the upper level storm responsible for the snow in New Mexico begin to lift northeastward yesterday afternoon severe thunderstorms broke out in Texas. A line of severe thunderstorms approaching the Fort Worth area from the southwest and west "bowed out" and produced at least 80 mph wind gusts in parts of Parker, Johnson, and Tarrant Counties. This line of storms was moving to the east at 60 mph. The Fort Worth NW…
Not that its all that unusual but a couple of inches of fresh powder fell overnight across the higher elevations of the Sacramento Mountains. Some fairly decent rains also fell in the Sac's thanks to the approaching upper level low to our southwest. Yea its April in New Mexico. 24-Hour Rainfall Totals As Of 7 AM MDT This Morning.
Its always a nice treat to pick up rain or snow in New Mexico in the spring but sadly this won't be the case for most of eastern and southeastern New Mexico and parts of West Texas today. As the upper level low moves overhead today strong dry down slopping southwesterly winds will k…
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From mid April through roughly about the first of July the dryline wobbles east and west in and out of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. This is clearly shown by the WRF's dew point temperature forecast tomorrow.
More often than not the dry line mixes/moves out of eastern New Mexico and sets up across West Texas this time of the year. Early in the spring its more often found in Texas than here in New Mexico. By the time we move into late May and June the dryline backs/sloshes or moves westward overnight and parks itself along the east slopes of the states northern, central, and southern mountain chains. As the day progresses the dryline (easpecially early in the spring) will mix out or move eastward into West Texas. And often will return again overnight to repeat the process the next day.
The dryline is a sh…