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First Week Of The Meteorological Summer - Cooler & Wetter.

Double Rainbow Southeast Of Carlsbad, NM 5-22-2017.

NWS NDFD Forecast High Temperatures.

GFS Total Rainfall Forecast.
Valid At 6 PM MDT Friday.
Courtesy Of The Albuquerque NWS Office.
A southward moving cold front has pushed south of the state this afternoon with temperatures locally in the upper 70's to the lower 80's at the lower elevations , and the 60's in the mountains. This upcoming first week of the meteorological summer (which begins Thursday, June 1st) will be cooler than normal especially Wednesday and Thursday. Average daily afternoon high temperatures are near 90ºF and we will see our afternoon highs on Wednesday and Thursday in the 70's. 
Low level southeasterly upslope flow from the Gulf of Mexico will increase behind the cold front tonight into this week. At the same time an upper level trough of low pressure will dig southward along the West Coast tomorrow into the first of the week. Upper level disturbances will rotate northe…

Carlsbad, New Mexico Hail Storm - Monday, May 22, 2017.

My Photos Of The Storm.

Imagine What These Horses In Happy Valley Were Thinking!
West Lea Street.
Look Closely And You Can See The Ground Fog Forming.
West Lea Street.
West Lea St.
South Carlsbad - National Parks Highway At 7:03 PM. An Hour After The Hail Fell.
South Carlsbad.

Our Front Yard At 7:25 PM . Roughly 11/2 Hours After The Hail Fell.
 Our Backyard At 7:36 PM.
Our Backyard At 7:28 PM.
My Davis Vantage Pro2 Plus Rain Bucket At 7:29 PM. 
Our Backyard At 7:29 PM.
Tornadic Supercell Thunderstorm Northeast Of Roswell At 6:56 PM. Note The Overshooting Top.
FaceBook Photos.

New Mexico Severe Weather Outbreak Summary #2 - Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

My Chase Photos. May 8 & 9, 2017.
Just West Of The Eddy/Lea County Line On U.S. Hwy 62/180 Looking East.
Just West Of The Eddy/Lea County Line On U.S. Hwy 62/180 Looking East.
Looking Northwest From Near The McNew Subdivision -  North Of Carlsbad, New Mexico On May 8, 2017.
As hard as I tried I just could not get on a decent storm this past Monday and Tuesday. Monday's chase had me wandering around west of U.S. Hwy 285 down White Pine and Rock Daisy Roads between Carlsbad and Artesia on Monday. Every time I got positioned my storm either died or took off to the north at forward speeds up to 45 to 50 mph. One storm looked promising as it blew by Artesia to the west but again I was too far east. 
Tuesday's chase was a little better. After wandering north out of Carlsbad up U.S. Hwy 285 to Seven Rivers chasing a few lackluster high based Low Precipitation (LP) wannabe cells that never could get their act together, I backed tracked to the Truck Bypass to U.S. Hwy 62/180 northeast o…

New Mexico Severe Weather Outbreak Summary - Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

New Mexico Tornadoes & Funnel Clouds.
 Tuesday, May 9, 2017.


Courtesy Of Storm Search 7.
Courtesy Of EIGliko.
Courtesy Of Shaillin Cieplenski. 
Carrizozo Tornado Video.
Wagon Mound.
Courtesy Of Australian Sky & Weather.
Courtesy Of Tom Stef.

Courtesy of Scott Burlovich.
Courtesy Of John Hallen. 
Courtesy Of Estelle Carbajal & Jorge Torres.
Courtesy Of Mark Ronchetti.
Clines Corners.
Courtesy Of John Booth & NWS Albuquerque.

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