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Three To Six Inches Of Rain In Hobbs Overnight - Flash Flood Watch For SE NM & W TX.

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Sunday, August 28, 2016. Looking East Down US Hwy 82 Halfway Between Hope And Artesia, New Mexico.
Thunderstorms Dump 3" - 6" Of Rain On Hobbs Overnight.




Radar Is Estimating Some Incredible Rainfall Totals From Thunderstorms Yesterday Afternoon And Evening Over The Hobbs Area, Around Seminole, And In Southwestern Lea County.  Anywhere From 3" - 6" The Hobbs And Seminole Areas To 10" East Of Seminole And 8" West Of Jal.
GRLevel3_2.00 Radar Estimated Rainfall Totals Last Night.


Personal Weather Station (PWS) KM5BS Located In North Hobbs Recorded 5.88" Of Rain Overnight.  
Lea County CoCoRaHS 24-Hour Rainfall Totals. (As Of 8 AM MDT This Morning).

Flash Flood Watch Today Into Tuesday Morning.



Another 2" to 4" of rain will fall today into Tuesday morning associated with the stronger slower moving thunderstorms, and those that train over the same areas. Isolated greater totals are also possible. The Flash Flood threat is high given how wet August ha…

Get Ready For More Rain - Heavy At Times!

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Looking Northwest From The Carlsbad Airport At A Right Moving Supercell Thunderstorm That Produced A Couple Of Funnel Clouds West Of Roswell, New Mexico On 8-24-2016. Check Chaves County Skywarn Coordinator Jim Tuckers Facebook Page For Photos Of The Mothership And Funnel Clouds From This Supercell Thunderstorm. 
Heavy Rains Fall Northeast Of Roswell Overnight.


Radar estimated that as much as 4" to 6" of rain may have fallen northeast of Roswell from a slow moving line of thunderstorms overnight. Unfortunately I can't find any rainfall reports in that area.
Wet Week Ahead - Heavy Rainfall Likely!
Rap 500 MB Analysis @ 8 AM MDT This Morning.
A rather robust closed upper level low was located over northeastern Arizona this morning. This low is forecast to wobble around the Four Corners area for the next several days. Thus good lift, instability, and abundant low and mid level moisture will cover the area this upcoming week. 
The general theme will be thunderstorms and heavy …

So Far A Wet August For SE NM.

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Shelf Cloud - Carlsbad, New Mexico. 8-23-2016.



Looking north towards Carlsbad from south of Whites City at a beautiful shelf cloud and very heavy rain this past Tuesday, August 23,2016. That storm dumped anywhere from .37" at our home on the northwest side of Carlsbad to 1.50" to 5.00" on the south and southeast side of Carlsbad.
Wet August For SE New Mexico.


Preliminary Local Climate Data For August 2016. (August 1st - 26th).














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