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Unseasonably Warm Today!

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Temperatures @ 4 PM MST Today. Unseasonably Warm Today With More To Come. 

Sierra Blanca Peak - Ruidoso, NM. 1-28-2017.

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Ski Apache  located west of Ruidoso with a base altitude of 9,600' has received 59" of snowfall so far this season. They currently have a 61" base. Their seasonal average is 180" . Sierra Blanca Peak rises up to 12.003' and can be seen from more than 100 miles on a clear day. The Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction!

Snow Showers Obscuring The Guadalupe Mtn's.

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Snow showers were obscuring the Guadalupe Mountains of Southeastern New Mexico and Texas this afternoon. The last two photos above were shot in Whites City, looking south down U.S. Highway 62/180 (The El Paso Highway). The snow never made it as far north as Carlsbad.  The Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction!

Cooler Today Into The Weekend.

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Temperatures @ 4 AM MST. Cooler Today Into The Weekend.

Wind Machine Cranks Tonight Into Tuesday!

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Wondering The Folks On That Jet Had A Rough Ride...Note The Contrail Passing Through The Lenticular Cloud. January 23rd, 2017. Altocumulus Standing Lenticular Clouds South - Southeast Of Carlsbad, NM. Wind Machine Cranks Up Tonight & Howls Again Tuesday.

NM Storm Total Snowfall Amounts & NM & W TX Peak Wind Gusts.

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Today's Severe Weather Outlook. Public Severe Weather Outlook.  Numerous Tornadoes today, several of which will be of the intense, long track nature in the areas highlighted in pink and red on the map above!.  Yesterday Was Windy - Tuesday Will be Windy Once More!

Significant High Wind Event Today - Heavy Snow In the Sac's.

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Blog Updated @ 10:09 AM MST. Blog Updated @ 1:35 PM MST. 1-19-2017. Altocumulus Standing Lenticular Clouds 30 Miles South Of Carlsbad, NM. Significant High Wind Event Today!

NM Storm Total Rainfall/Snowfall Amounts.

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Ski Apache This Afternoon. Cloudcroft This Afternoon. Ski Cloudcroft Picked Up 10" From This Latest Storm. Widespread Moderate To Heavy Rainfall & Snowfall.

NM WX Past 24 Hrs - SVR T-Storms-Hail/Heavy Rain-Localized Flooding/Freezing Rain-Sleet/Heavy Mtn Snow/Dense Fog

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Blog Updated @ 4:25 PM MST. NWS Watches & Warnings In Effect. (Click On This Link For The Latest Info). Severe T-Storms - Heavy Rains - Heavy Mountain Snows Today!

Severe T-Storms - Heavy Rain - Heavy Mtn Snows To Hammer NM.

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RAP 500 MB Analysis @ 8 AM MST This Morning. Complicated & Very Strong Winter Storm To Hammer New Mexico!

Weekend Winter Storm Headed To NM.

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January 11, 2017. (CCSL) Cirocumulus Standing Lenticular Clouds. Southwest Of Carlsbad Over The Guadalupe Mtn's.  Next Major Winter Storm Impacts NM Friday - Sunday.

Very Warm Day Across SE NM & W TX.

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Temperatures @ 4 PM MST This Afternoon. NWS MesoWest Reported High Temperatures Today. High Temp Today @ Our Home In Carlsbad, NM. The Carlsbad Airport recorded a high temperature of 81ºF this afternoon. This should be a record for the date surpassing the previous high of 78ºF set in 2002. The record high temperature for the Carlsbad Climate Station is 84ºF set in 1909. The Roswell Airport  recorded a high this afternoon of 81ºF and this should tie the old record of 81ºF set back in 1909.  The Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction!

80-Degrees On Monday - Freezing Rain, Sleet, Snow By Friday?

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U.S. Surface Map. Valid @ 11 AM MST This Morning. 80-Degrees On Monday - Back To Winter Friday!

Coldest Morning Of The Winter For Most Of SE NM.

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RAP Regional Temperatures. Valid @7 AM MST This Morning. Blog Updated @ 3:25 PM MST. Coldest Morning Of The Winter For Most-

Major Winter Storm Underway In New Mexico!

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Regional Radar Snapshot @ 5:47 PM MST This Evening. Major Winter Storm Underway In New Mexico-  Winter Storm Warnings! Winter Weather Advisories!

Dangerous Winter Storm Taking Aim At New Mexico!

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Altocumulus Standing Lenticular Clouds. (East & Southeast Of The Guadalupe Mtn's). Powerful Winter Storm To Hammer NM Thursday Into Friday.

Severe Thunderstorms Of All Things New Years Evening! - Next Arctic Invasion Wednesday Night?

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January 2nd, 2017. Altocumulus Standing Lenticular Clouds Southwest Of Carlsbad. NM.

Heavy Snow For The Sac's & T-Storms For SE NM Tonight!

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Happy New Year Everyone!!! Apache Ski @ 2;30 PM MST Today. As of Noontime today the Sierra Blanca Snotel (Automated Weather Station) located near Ski Apache, west of Ruidoso, had picked up 3" of new snow. 

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Critical to Extreme fire weather conditions are expected today! Please be smart and try to avoid outdoor burning and starting campfires this Memorial Day weekend. Any new fire starts will spread rapidly. It is extremely important today to follow safety protocols and regulations issued by local authorities, including any evacuation orders. Outdoor burning is highly discouraged and potentially illegal and very dangerous. Your neighbors lives and livelihood may be affected by your actions.

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