A short line of thunderstorms developed just before sunset yesterday and moved southeastward into Eddy County. Finally we had a decent rain here at our home in NW Carlsbad with 1.01". Severe thunderstorms produced quarter size hail along US Hwy 82 13 miles ESE of Artesia at 9:30 PM. Severe thunderstorms also erupted in Lea County near Crossroads downing power poles.
Additional thunderstorms are forecast for the area once again today into Sunday. Locally heavy rain will also be possible and a few thunderstorms may become strong to severe. Highs today will be near 100. A cold front will move southward into the area on Sunday knocking our highs back down into the 70's and 80's.
Midland NWS Dual Pol Doppler Radar Snapshots Last Night.
Midland NWS Dual Pol Doppler Radar Estimated Rainfall.
As Of 5:44 AM MDT This Morning.
As Of 5 AM MDT This Morning.
06Z/Midnight NAM-WRF Forecast High Temps Sunday.
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