High Temperatures Reported Saturday Afternoon.
Peak Wind Gusts Reported Saturday Afternoon.
Locally the highest reported wind gust Saturday afternoon was 78 mp recorded at the San Augustin Pass automated weather station located just east of Las Cruces, along US Hwy 70 in the Organ Mountains. Not far behind was the 69 mph gust clocked at the Bowl Raws located 1/2 of a mile north of Guadalupe Peak, and 66 mph recorded at Guadalupe Pass. Given that it is March yesterday wasn't so bad as far as the winds go...compared with some of our stronger blow downs in the past. Late yesterday afternoon and evening the skies became somewhat obscured with blowing dust.
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