Showing posts from November, 2022

High Winds Already Cranking Up This Morning.

November 26, 2022. Looking West From US Hwy 62/180. Just South Of The Carlsbad, NM Airport. Our daughter and husband were on top of C-Hill Friday night around 10 PM and noted that snow was starting to stick to the ground. C-Hill is just a couple hundred feet higher than home about 1/2 of a mile due east and at an elevation of 3.158'. We had light rain and light snow mixed at the same time at our home. In the photo above this slight difference in elevation is noted by the snow on the foothills in the background. See my blog post on 11-27-2022 for snowfall reports and photos. New Mexico NWS MesoWest Peak Wind Gusts. (AS Of  11:59 PM MST Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022).

Black Friday Winter Storm Summary 11-27-2022.

November 26, 2022. Sitting Bull Falls Recreation Area 42 Miles West Of Carlsbad, New Mexico. Blog Updated Sunday, Nov 27th, 2022 At 6:00 PM MST. Blog Updated Monday, Nov 28th, 2022 At 7:00 AM MST. Blog Updated Tuesday, Nov 29th, 2022 At 9:05 AM MST. Blog Updated Friday, Dec 2nd, 2022 At 7:11 PM MST. Blog Updated Sunday, Dec 24th, 2022 At 8:18 AM MST. Stunningly beautiful does not come close to describe my drive up to Sitting Bull Falls (elevation 5,000') Saturday morning from Carlsbad. I also shot video of the drive up on my Go Pro Camera and I will share that video when I get done editing.  This has to have been one of the craziest acting snow events I've seen in my lifetime here in Eddy County and the rest of Southeastern New Mexico. And I am 64 years old. I've seen other rain/snow mixed events like this one in the past but none to this extreme. Hard to believe that Queen at 5, 843' got 18" to 20" of snow while Cloudcroft further to the northwest in the Sacr

Thanksgiving Ushers In A Major Winter Storm!

Oct 30, 2022. Ski Cloudcroft. Thanksgiving Ushers In A Major Winter Storm.

Just In Time For The Thanksgiving Holidays - A Winter Storm.

November 21, 2022. Carlsbad, New Mexico. Dense freezing fog blanketed the area this morning before burning off just before noontime. Local airports reported visibilities at or below 1/4 of a mile. A repeat is possible again tonight across parts of Southeastern New Mexico and parts of West Texas. Our latest bout with winter produced 5.9" of snow 4.6 miles south-southeast of Nogal, 5.0" at Ski Apache, 5.0" 5.7 miles southwest of Capitan, 4.1" 5.6 miles north-northeast of Ruidoso, 4.0" 4.3 miles west-southwest of Capitan, 3.0" 0.3 miles north of Alto, and 1.9" 2.9 miles southwest of Ruidoso, and 1.2" was measured 2.5 miles south-southwest of Arabela. 0.7" was measured 0.4 miles east-southeast of Cloudcroft. and 0.5" was measured 4.0 miles east of Cloudcroft. Roswell, Artesia, Carlsbad, Hobbs, and Midland/Odessa all saw a trace of light snow. A Personal Weather Station (PWS) Bell Canyon) located northwest of Mayhill recorded a low this morn

Slight Warm-Up Today - Winter Weather Friday - Sunday.

October 23, 2022. Northeast Of Ruidoso, NM. Near Sierra Blanca Regional Airport. Reported Low Temps This Morning. Local CoCoRaHS Seasonal Snowfall Totals.

Snow In Northern New Mexico Tonight - Chilly Week Ahead.

October 29, 2022. Rattlesnake Springs Near Whites City, NM. Snow To Our North - Chilly Week Ahead. Surface Map Analysis. At 2 PM MST Sunday, November 13, 20222.

Local Reported Low Temps - Saturday, Nov 12, 2022.

October 23, 2022. Rio Bonito -  Near Fort Stanton, NM. Reported Overnight Low Temperatures.

Widespread Killing Freeze Tonight.

October 23, 2022. Near Fort Stanton, NM. RTMA Temperatures At Noon MST. Widespread Killing Freeze Tonight.

Turning Colder - Hard Freeze Saturday Morning.

October 30, 2022. Penasco River Valley Looking West From Near Elk, NM. Turning Colder - Hard Freeze Saturday Morning. Surface Map Forecasts. Today.

Near 80 Today - Windy Thursday - A Freeze Saturday Morning For SE NM?

October 30, 2022. Looking SW At Sierra Blanca Peak From Nogal, NM. RTMA Temperatures. (At 7 AM MDT Wed, Nov 2, 2022). Cold air has progressively been getting colder with time across northern and central Alaska and the northwestern half of Canada. Time to start watching these areas for arctic cold fronts moving south into the US. Many locations this morning are in the single digits with some negative temps noted. Visible Satellite Image. At 8 :31 AM MDT This Wednesday Morning. Once again low clouds and pockets of fog developed overnight in Southeastern New Mexico and West Texas. Yesterday morning the visibility dropped below 1/4 of a mile in the Carlsbad and Hobbs areas. This morning (as of 8:45 AM MDT) the visibility in the fog has dropped down to 1/2 of a mile at the Roswell Airport, and less than 1/4 of a mile at the Artesia and Carlsbad Airports. The Hobbs Airport was reporting 3 miles in fog. Breezy Today - Windy Thursday & Friday. ECMWF 300 MB (30,000') Jet Stream Forecast

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