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135ºF Temperature Spread In Southeast New Mexico During February.

Sierra Blanca Peak.

Looking Northeast From Alamogordo, NM Saturday, February 24, 2018.
As of February 25th, 2018 Ski Apache has recorded a seasonal snowfall total of 36 inches. They had a base depth of 28 inches this morning. Far below their normal seasonal total 180 inches.
February Temperature Extremes In SE NM.
February, 1904 - Carlsbad Records A Week Of 90ºF Temps.

Topping out with an official high temperature of 100ºF on the 24th after a morning low of 38ºF. That's a temperature rise of 62ºF from the morning low to the afternoon high.
Extreme Cold On February 8th, 1933.
Artesia - Hagerman - Tatum - Pearl All -30ºF Or Colder.
Artesia, New Mexico Records -35ºF.

Hagerman, New Mexico Records -34ºF.

Tatum, New Mexico Records -32ºF.

Pearl, New Mexico Records -30ºF.

As far as I can find in the records books the only other time its has gotten down to -30ºF or colder locally was on the morning of February 3rd, 2011. When the Fort Stanton Raws recorded a low of -31ºF and the Mescalero Raws rec…

Winter Returns Tonight & Wednesday.

Temperatures At 5 PM MDT Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018.
Courtesy Of NWS MesoWest.

Courtesy Of Oklahoma MesoNet. 

NWS NDFD Forecast High Temps Wednesday.

Forecast High Temperature Anomalies Wednesday.

NWS Midland Forecast.

A strong cold front will push into the local area tonight knocking our daytime high temperatures down into the 30's and 40's on Wednesday. These readings will be some 20 to 30-degrees below normal. Winter is back.
The Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction!

3-Day Storm Total Rainfall & Snowfall Amounts.

Dense Fog South Of The Roswell Airport Saturday Morning.
NWS Rainfall Analysis - 7-Day Totals. (As Of 5 AM MST This Sunday Morning).

Most of this precipitation has fallen over the past three days.
West Texas MesoNet 96-Hour Storm Total Rainfall Amounts.

NWS Albuquerque 3-Day Storm Total Rainfall Amounts.

Mount Lemon near Tuscon, Arizona ended up with a storm total of 9.17" of rainfall!
NM CoCoRaHS & NM MesoWest Storm Total Rainfall Amounts.
Chaves County.

Eddy County.

Lea County.

Lincoln County.

After The Storm - Dense Fog & Snow Capped Mountains.

Dense Fog Between Artesia & Roswell. ( Saturday Morning, February 17, 2018.)
About Halfway Between Artesia & Roswell.
Fog Bank Ahead South Of Roswell.
Near The Roswell Airport On US Hwy 285.
Looking Back East Towards Roswell Near 12-Mile Hill On US 70.
Capitan Mountains Saturday Morning, February 17, 2018.

Looking North From US Hwy 70 West Of Roswell.
Looking North From St Hwy 380 West Of Lincoln.
Sierra Blanca Peak - Saturday, February 17, 2018.
West Of Lincoln ON St Hwy 380 Near The Fort Stanton Turnoff.

On US Hwy 70 Near Mescalero Looking North.
Whitetail - Mule Deer - Near The Sierra Blanca Regional Airport.

Cloudcroft Ice Skating Rink.
After 2.81" Of Rain & 3.1" Of Snow The Past Two Days.
My wife and I headed north out of Carlsbad early this morning towards Roswell and then west to Ruidoso. Along the way we encountered a dense fog bank about halfway between Artesia and Roswell. The visibility at the Roswell Industrial Air Center was reported to be less than one quarter o…

Arizona Gets 8+ Inches Of Rain In Past 2-Days - Sacramento Mtn's Of NM 2+ Inches.

Storm Clouds Gathering Thursday.
Looking West-Southwest Towards Guadalupe Peak Thursday Afternoon.
Looking Northwest Towards Whites City Thursday Afternoon.
Reported High Temperatures Thursday Afternoon.

24-Hour Rainfall Totals. (As Of 5 AM MST Friday Morning).

Month-To-Date Rainfall Totals. (February 1st - February 16th, 2018 At 5 AM MST).
Most of this has fallen in the past two days!
Radar Estimated & Reported 24-Hour Rainfall Totals. (Valid As Of 7 AM MST Friday Morning).

NM CoCoRaHS 48-Hour Rainfall Totals. (As Of 8 AM MST Friday Morning).
Lincoln County.

Otero County.

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