I Took This Near The Argo/Hidalgo Gas Plant 18 Miles West Of Orla, TX.
Overshooting Top On A Thunderstorm Northwest Of Roswell, New Mexico 130 Miles From Me.
Tank Battery Fire Red Rd. & Hwy 128.
Overnight T-Storms In SE NM.
Late-night thunderstorms developed to our north and northeast overnight and then moved southward into the local area early this morning. Most of this activity is decreasing just before sunrise this morning. A few spots picked up moderate to locally heavy rainfall (yellow shades) in the 1" - 2" range.
(As Of 6 AM MDT Friday, July 31, 2020).
(Midnight - 6 AM MDT Friday, July 31, 2020).
Updated at 7:42 AM MDT This Morning.
Scattered T-Storms Today Into Monday.
Overnight thunderstorms dropped moderate to locally heavy rain over Southeastern New Mexico. These storms are winding down at sunrise this morning. Skies will clear this morning with another round of storms developing this afternoon.
Late afternoon thunderstorms will develop over the mountains and to our north and then move southward into the evening and overnight hours. Some of these storms like this morning's activity will continue overnight until around sunrise Saturday.
A few of these storms will become severe and produce severe sized hail (1" in diameter or greater) and damaging thunderstorm wind gusts. Slightly larger than dime size hail was reported by the public in Artesia around 3:45 AM this Friday morning.
Locally heavy rainfall will occur with the strongest thunderstorms with some spots seeing rainfall totals of 1" - 3".
Highs today will range from the low 90's to the mid 90's behind a weak cold front that entered the local area overnight. Back up to the upper 90's for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.
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