Summer Refuses To Give Up.


Monday's Sunset Near Lovington, New Mexico. 

Unusually hot weather for mid September continues but a cool down is coming by the weekend with another cold front. Thunderstorms return starting Thursday.  







GFS 500 MB Analysis @ 6 AM MDT This Morning.

GFS Temperature Anomaly & MSLP Forecast.
Valid @ Noon MDT Saturday. 

GFS Forecast High Temperatures On Saturday.

Storm Total Rainfall Forecast Amounts.
Valid @ 6 PM MDT Sunday.

Summer stubbornly continues to hang on refusing to give up. Yesterday's high temps in southeastern New Mexico ranged from the low 90's to the upper 90's. These readings were some 5-15 degrees above normal. Long term daily high and low temps for September 15th are listed below. 

Roswell 85/57
Artesia 86/57
Carlsbad 88/60
Hobbs 86/60
Tatum 84/55
Ruidoso 75/42
Elk (East Of  Mayhill) 78/48 
Cloudcroft 67/42

Continued hot weather remains in our forecast for the rest of this week with forecast afternoon highs similar to yesterdays into Friday. The next southbound cold front will arrive on Saturday. Highs on Saturday are forecast by this mornings run of the GFS model to only be in the 70's. Thunderstorms will return to the area by Thursday and with better chances for getting wet as the front approaches Friday into Saturday. Once again a few spots may pick up another inch or two of rainfall.

The Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction!

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