My Current Weather

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Good News & Bad News - Increasing Chance For T-Storms & Flash Flooding!

June 17, 2024.
Heading West On Us Hwy 70.
20 Miles West Of Roswell, New Mexico.
Smoke From The South Fork & Salt Fires In/Near Ruidoso, New Mexico.

Updated at 11:26 AM MDT, Wednesday, June 19, 2024.

My Substack Post - 

Ruidoso, New Mexico Forest Fires - Most Destructive In New Mexico's History!



Valid At Noon MDT Wednesday.



(12:21 PM MDT Tuesday, June 18, 2024).












Tropical Storm Forming.

A disturbance in the Bay of Campeche is forecast to strengthen and develop into a Tropical Storm within 24-hours. Then move generally to the northwest before moving more westward into Mexico south of, or near Brownsville, Texas Wednesday night into Thursday.. 

The remnant moisture from this Tropical Storm is forecast to get pulled northwestward into West Texas and New Mexico late this week into the weekend.  

Cold Front Sags South Into The State.

A backdoor cold will slide southward and westward into the eastern plains tonight into Wednesday, and the southeastern plains Wednesday afternoon and evening. Low level easterly to southeasterly upslope from the Gulf of Mexico will increase surface moisture across much of the state tonight into Thursday. Tropical moisture will increase across the southern one half of the state Thursday into the weekend.

Increasing Chances For T-Storms/Some Severe & Local Flash Flooding.

As tropical moisture increases across the southern one of the state Thursday onward our chances for significant rainfall will also increase. I'm taking a very conservative approach at this time on how much rain will fall and where. Forecast models haven't honed in on total rainfall amounts yet and thus they may change over the next couple of days. Given that this is a tropical system that will be the main driver of our heavy rainfall they tend to underestimate some storms. So it is entirely possible that heavy rain totals may fall in some locations than are currently indicated. Be on the alert for changing local forecasts and stay up to date via your favorite local weather source. 

Widespread moderate to heavy rainfall totals may range from .50" to 2.00" over many areas of southeastern New Mexico, parts of southern New Mexico, and the Sacramento mountains. Some areas of the central mountain chain, the northern mountains, and northeastern plains may see up to 1" to 3" of rain by the weekend. 

A few severe t-storms are possible this afternoon and evening and again on Wednesday for northeastern and eastern New Mexico. Maybe parts of southeastern New Mexico on Wednesday afternoon and evening. 

Flash Flooding A Huge Concern In Ruidoso!

With lots of tropical moisture headed our way there is great concern in the Ruidoso area for flash flooding in  the burn scar areas. And across other burn scar areas of the state but not limited just to those areas. Anyone that gets t-storms and or heavy rain, especially with repeat or training storms over the same locations or areas, will have to be on the lookout for this possibility Wednesday into the weekend. 

I know everyone wants rain badly including me but I am worried about the flash flood potential in the Ruidoso and nearby areas. Heavy or very heavy rains would have the potential to cause life threatening and devastating flash flooding. Especially in and around the burn scar areas. Flash Flood Watches/Warnings may be issued for parts of the state by our local National Weather Service Offices.

Much Cooler Thursday & Friday!

With the increase in clouds, humidity, t-storms and rain, it will be much cooler on Thursday with highs across the southeastern plains likely not making it out of the 70's. The low to mid 90's are forecast for  Wednesday and near 80 on Friday. A much welcome change for sure. Ii topped out at 109F here at our home in Carlsbad on Monday...my highest so far this summer.

There Are None So Blind As Those Who "Will - Not" To See...107.

Monday, June 10, 2024

Heavy Rains & Flash Flooding Yesterday Into This Morning.

Sunday, June 9, 2024.
Flooded Field & Tractor.
In Atoka 4 Miles South Of Artesia.



Thunderstorms developed first in a line from northeast of Roswell, southward to east of Artesia and Carlsbad Sunday afternoon. It then congealed into a large complex that moved from southeast to northwest across southeastern New Mexico. Additional thunderstorms developed over other parts of the state overnight that continued into this morning.

Locally heavy rainfall fell in some locations. My brother recorded 2.30" at his ranch in Lakewood. A personal weather station (PWS) in Lakewood recorded 1.64". An automated weather station in Lakewood recorded 1.44". A personal weather station (PWS) at the KOA Campground in Seven Rivers recorded 1.12". The Carlsbad Airport ASOS recorded 1.00". Here at our home in NW Carlsbad, I recorded .67". My family recorded .95" in Atoka south of Artesia. 

An automated weather station in Crossroads north of Tatum recorded 2.51". Several reports of totals between 1.50" and 2.50" were noted across parts of east-central New Mexico, and the northern mountains.

I observed flooding yesterday afternoon on some streets in Carlsbad and flash flooding near normally dry Rocky Arroyo, and the north branch of the normally dry Seven Rivers arroyo. Bar ditch and field flooding overflowed onto US Hwy 285 near this location also. Radar estimates indicate that 2"+ of rainfall may have occurred in this area. Pictures and videos will be published at a later date. This morning a public report of flash flooding on normally dry Walnut arroyo just north of the Eddy/Chaves County line was published on Social Media. Road closures were reported in the Cottonwood area north of Artesia by the Eddy County Emergency Office Facebook page. 

Unfortunately, one person drowned in an arroyo in Albuquerque with three rescues reported. new Mexico has a long history of flash flood deaths. With some of the highest historical fatalities occurring in southeastern New Mexico in Eddy and Chaves Counties. It is not uncommon for locally heavy thunderstorms to dump heavy rainfall in short periods of time which often leads to localized flash flooding. This occurs even in the midst of droughts.  

Additional scattered thunderstorms with locally heavy rainfall may once again produce localized flash flooding today into Tuesday across parts of the state. A few thunderstorms may become severe also. Starting Wednesday we are forecast to dry up and go back into the oven heatwise. 
 
 

(As Of 8:17 PM MDT Sunday Evening). 


Cannon AFB Doppler Radar 24-Hour Rainfall Totals.
(As Of 8:23 AM MDT Monday Morning).

(As Of 9 AM MDT Monday Morning).

(As Of 9 AM MDT Monday Morning).

(As Of 8 PM MDT Sunday Evening).


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NWUS55 KABQ 100121
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Preliminary Local Storm Report
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
721 PM MDT Sun Jun 9 2024

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0430 PM     Flash Flood      2 W Carnuel             35.06N 106.50W
06/09/2024                   Bernalillo         NM   Broadcast Media

            *** 1 FATAL ***
            Two people were in the water at the Box
            Diversion Channel near Rachel Road S.E. and
            Four Hills Road. There was one loss of life
            and one rescue. A third individual was
            rescued near Wyoming Boulevard and Indian
            School Road. Time estimated.


&&

$$

MAA


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NOUS45 KABQ 101543
PNSABQ
NMZ201>241-110343-

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
943 AM MDT Mon Jun 10 2024

...PRECIPITATION REPORTS...

Location                     Amount

...New Mexico...

...Bernalillo County...
Albuquerque 7.1 ESE          1.95 in
3 NW Carnuel                 1.63 in
Albuquerque 7.8 E            1.50 in
Albuquerque 7.4 E            1.44 in
Albuquerque 7.6 E            1.35 in
Albuquerque 8.1 ESE          1.32 in
Sandia 3.4 E                 1.30 in
Albuquerque 7.8 ESE          1.25 in
Carnuel 3 NW                 1.24 in
Ellena Gallegos Picnic Area  1.23 in
Ellena Gallegos Picnic Area  1.22 in
Carnuel 4 W                  1.21 in
Carnuel 3 NW                 1.17 in
Sandia Heights 0.5 S         1.16 in
Albuquerque 8.1 ENE          1.15 in
Carnuel 4 W                  1.14 in
Albuquerque 6 ENE            1.12 in
Albuquerque                  1.09 in
Carnuel 4 W                  1.08 in
Sandia Heights 4.0 S         1.05 in
Albuquerque 8.3 ENE          1.05 in
Ellena Gallegos Picnic Area  1.04 in
Albuquerque 6.6 E            1.04 in
Albuquerque 6 ENE            1.04 in
Carnuel 3 NW                 1.03 in
Albuquerque 8 ESE            1.03 in
Albuquerque 6 ENE            0.98 in
Albuquerque                  0.98 in
Albuquerque 7.8 ESE          0.98 in
Albuquerque 8.0 ESE          0.97 in
Albuquerque 8 ESE            0.94 in
Albuquerque 8 NE             0.93 in
Albuquerque 8.4 ESE          0.92 in
Albuquerque 8.7 SE           0.92 in
Albuquerque 6.1 ENE          0.84 in
Albuquerque                  0.82 in
Albuquerque 8.1 ESE          0.82 in
Albuquerque 7.7 ENE          0.81 in
Albuquerque 7.8 ENE          0.79 in
ALBUQUERQUE                  0.79 in
Albuquerque 8 ESE            0.77 in
Albuquerque 7.4 ENE          0.77 in
San Antonito 1 SSW           0.72 in
ALBUQUERQUE                  0.70 in
Albuquerque 5 E              0.69 in
Sedillo 1 S                  0.68 in
Albuquerque 4.8 ESE          0.67 in
Albuquerque 7 E              0.67 in
San Antonito 1 SSW           0.66 in
Albuquerque 5.9 NE           0.66 in
Ponderosa 2 NNW (Oak Flats)  0.65 in
San Antonito 1 S             0.63 in
Albuquerque 7.1 NE           0.62 in
Albuquerque 7 E              0.62 in
Sedillo 1 S                  0.62 in
1 NNE Sandia Heights         0.61 in
Albuquerque 5.0 ESE          0.61 in
Albuquerque 5.2 E            0.60 in
Sedillo 1 S                  0.60 in
Miera 2 ESE                  0.60 in
Albuquerque 5 E              0.59 in
Sedillo 2 ESE                0.58 in
San Antonito 1 S             0.57 in
Sandia Park 0.5 S            0.57 in
Ponderosa 2 W                0.56 in
Sandia Heights 4 SW          0.56 in
Albuquerque 7 E              0.55 in
ALBUQUERQUE                  0.55 in
Albuquerque 5.3 E            0.55 in
Chilili 2 N                  0.55 in
Albuquerque 5.4 E            0.54 in
Sandia Park 3.4 NE           0.54 in
Albuquerque 6 ENE            0.54 in
Edgewood 6.3 NW              0.52 in
Ponderosa 2 NNW (Oak Flats)  0.50 in
Sandia Park 4.7 ESE          0.48 in
Sedillo 1 ESE                0.48 in
Albuquerque 6 ENE            0.48 in
Cedar Crest 3.0 NNE          0.47 in
Ponderosa 2 W                0.47 in
Sandia Heights 4 SW          0.47 in
Albuquerque 5 E              0.45 in
Ponderosa 1 WSW              0.45 in
Ponderosa 3 ENE              0.45 in
Sandia Park 3.7 ESE          0.45 in
Albuquerque 4.7 E            0.43 in
Ponderosa 2 W                0.43 in
Edgewood 6.1 NW              0.43 in
Sandia Park 3.6 ESE          0.42 in
Miera 2 SW                   0.41 in
Albuquerque 4.8 E            0.41 in
Sedillo 1 WSW                0.41 in
Albuquerque 5.0 E            0.40 in
Sandia Park 4.9 ESE          0.40 in
Albuquerque 3.4 SE           0.40 in
Ponderosa 2 WNW              0.39 in
Albuquerque 6 ENE            0.38 in
Albuquerque 9.8 ESE          0.38 in
Albuquerque 4.6 E            0.37 in
Tijeras 0.4 SE               0.36 in
Albuquerque 3 ESE            0.35 in
Sandia Heights 4 SW          0.33 in
Cedar Crest 0.5 NNW          0.33 in
North Valley 1.5 ENE         0.30 in
Albuquerque 3.3 ESE          0.30 in
Albuquerque 4.5 E            0.29 in
Albuquerque 3 ESE            0.29 in
Albuquerque 4 NE             0.28 in
Albuquerque 3.7 ENE          0.25 in
North Floodway Channel near  0.24 in
Albuquerque 3 ESE            0.23 in
Albuquerque 2.1 SE           0.23 in
San Antonito 1 SSW           0.22 in
Albuquerque 4.1 ENE          0.21 in
Albuquerque 4 NE             0.19 in
1 SSW Los Ranchos De Albuque 0.19 in
Albuquerque 0.9 SSE          0.18 in
Albuquerque 2.1 S            0.18 in
North Floodway Channel near  0.17 in
San Antonito 1 S             0.16 in
Albuquerque 1.2 SSE          0.15 in
Albuquerque 9.3 NW           0.15 in
Albuquerque 6 NW             0.15 in
Albuquerque 4 NE             0.14 in
Albuquerque 8 NNW            0.14 in
Albuquerque 2.4 E            0.13 in
ALBUQUERQUE                  0.13 in
ALBUQUERQUE                  0.13 in
Albuquerque 1 SSW            0.13 in
Albuquerque 3.0 ENE          0.12 in
Campus Wash at ABQ           0.11 in
Westside ABQ Comms Center    0.11 in
Albuquerque 4.7 W            0.11 in
Rio Grande Nature Center     0.11 in
Albuquerque 8.0 NNW          0.10 in
Albuquerque 2.9 W            0.10 in
Albuquerque Intl Sunport     0.10 in
Albuquerque 6 WNW            0.10 in
Albuquerque 6 W              0.10 in

...Chaves County...
Roswell No. 1 Portable       0.58 in
Roswell No. 1 Portable       0.58 in
Roswell Air Center           0.47 in
Roswell Air Center           0.47 in
Roswell Air Center           0.44 in
Mesa 4 SW                    0.31 in
Roswell No. 1 Portable       0.28 in
Bitter Lake WL Refuge 14 NNE 0.25 in
Bitter Lake WL Refuge 14 NNE 0.25 in
Bitter Lake WL Refuge 14 NNE 0.25 in
Roswell 28.5 NNE             0.24 in
Bitter Lake WL Refuge 14 NNE 0.20 in
Bitter Lake WL Refuge 14 NNE 0.20 in

...Colfax County...
Angel Fire Airport           1.30 in
Angel Fire Airport           1.29 in
Angel Fire 4.1 NNW           1.21 in
Raton Crews Airport          1.06 in
Raton Crews Airport          1.06 in
Angel Fire Airport           0.94 in
Raton 1.1 S                  0.85 in
Raton 1.0 N                  0.75 in
Miami 1 WSW                  0.49 in
Ute Park 3 N (Cimarron)      0.36 in
Ute Park 3 N (Cimarron)      0.36 in
Ute Park 3 N (Cimarron)      0.20 in

...Curry County...
Texico 13.6 N                1.94 in
Clovis 3 WSW                 0.77 in
Clovis 3 WSW                 0.77 in
Clovis 2.3 NNE               0.74 in
Clovis 3.3 SW                0.60 in
Clovis 4.4 S                 0.60 in
Clovis 1.7 NE                0.56 in
Cannon Air Force Base        0.54 in
Clovis                       0.52 in
Clovis                       0.52 in
Clovis 3 WSW                 0.39 in
Clovis Muni Airport          0.39 in
Clovis Muni Airport          0.39 in
Clovis                       0.28 in
Clovis                       0.28 in
Cannon Air Force Base        0.24 in
Clovis                       0.19 in
Clovis Muni Airport          0.14 in
Clovis                       0.10 in

...De Baca County...
Fort Sumner 12 NW            2.50 in
Fort Sumner 9.0 SSE          0.85 in
FORT SUMNER                  0.69 in
FORT SUMNER                  0.66 in
Fort Sumner 0.5 SSW          0.64 in
Fort Sumner 8.9 NNW          0.50 in
FORT SUMNER                  0.14 in

...Guadalupe County...
Santa Rosa 4.3 SE            2.77 in
Santa Rosa Airport           1.54 in
Santa Rosa 16.6 SE           1.00 in
Santa Rosa 12.1 SE           0.95 in
Fort Sumner 17.0 NW          0.43 in

...Harding County...
Solano 3 NW                  0.29 in
Mills 4 WSW (Mills Canyon)   0.10 in
Mills 4 WSW (Mills Canyon)   0.10 in

...Lincoln County...
Roswell No. 2 Portable       0.61 in
Roswell No. 2 Portable       0.61 in
Capitan 5.5 NE               0.32 in
Lincoln 1.4 ESE              0.12 in

...Los Alamos County...
Los Alamos 2.5 WSW           1.40 in
Los Alamos 2 ENE             0.59 in
Los Alamos 2 ENE             0.55 in
Los Alamos 1.8 WNW           0.45 in
Los Alamos 2 ENE             0.38 in
WHITE ROCK                   0.35 in
White Rock                   0.34 in
Los Alamos 1.4 E             0.33 in
Los Alamos 1 NNE             0.33 in
Los Alamos 1 NNE             0.30 in
White Rock                   0.28 in
White Rock 1.5 NNE           0.28 in
WHITE ROCK                   0.27 in
Los Alamos 6.9 SSE           0.26 in
White Rock                   0.26 in
Los Alamos 7.1 SE            0.26 in
Los Alamos 2 E               0.26 in
Los Alamos 2 E               0.23 in
Los Alamos Airport           0.20 in
Los Alamos 1 NNE             0.15 in
Los Alamos Airport           0.15 in

...McKinley County...
Gallup                       0.22 in
Gallup                       0.22 in

...Mora County...
Bartley                      0.87 in
Bartley                      0.86 in
Chacon 2.1 ENE               0.83 in
Wagon Mound 3.2 WNW          0.40 in

...Quay County...
Tucumcari 1.4 NNW            1.16 in
House 0.1 S                  0.78 in
Tucumcari 4 NE               0.66 in
Logan 1.5 W                  0.58 in
Tucumcari 20.8 S             0.56 in
Tucumcari Muni Airport       0.46 in
Tucumcari Muni Airport       0.46 in
Logan 1.6 ENE                0.39 in
McAlister 3.7 WNW            0.31 in

...Rio Arriba County...
Alcalde 19 N                 0.59 in
Coyote 7 SSW (Coyote)        0.47 in
Coyote 7 SSW (Coyote)        0.47 in
6.9 ESE Cuba (SNOTEL)        0.40 in
Coyote 7 SSW (Coyote)        0.39 in
Truchas 3 ENE (Truchas)      0.34 in
6.9 ESE Cuba (SNOTEL)        0.30 in
Alcalde 5.9 NE               0.26 in
Gallina 2.0 W                0.23 in
Abiquiu 2.4 ENE              0.21 in
Truchas 3 ENE (Truchas)      0.21 in
Canon Plaza 4 E (Jarita Mesa 0.18 in
Espanola 4 S                 0.17 in
Espanola 4 NW (Black Mesa)   0.16 in
Espanola 4 S                 0.13 in
Espanola 5.4 WNW             0.12 in
Espanola 4 NW (Black Mesa)   0.12 in
6.9 ESE Cuba (SNOTEL)        0.10 in
El Rito 0.0 SW               0.10 in

...Roosevelt County...
Portales 2.0 N               2.19 in
Portales 5.1 SSW             2.10 in
Tolar 13 SE (Melrose Range)  1.37 in
Tolar 13 SE (Melrose Range)  1.37 in
Milnesand                    1.36 in
Elida 9.1 S                  1.19 in
Tolar 13 SE (Melrose)        1.07 in
Portales 2.9 SW              1.04 in
Elida 5.7 W                  1.00 in
Portales 2.9 ESE             0.94 in
Tolar 13 SE (Melrose)        0.92 in
Tolar 13 SE (Melrose Range)  0.79 in
Tolar 13 SE (Melrose)        0.79 in

...San Miguel County...
Las Vegas Muni Airport       1.98 in
Las Vegas Muni Airport       1.96 in
Villanueva 0.5 SW            1.81 in
Rowe 11.5 S                  1.62 in
Ilfeld 0.7 NE                1.61 in
PECOS                        1.43 in
Rowe 2.7 NNW                 1.40 in
PECOS                        1.37 in
Rociada                      1.29 in
Rociada                      1.28 in
Lower Colonias 5 E (Pecos)   1.25 in
Lower Colonias 5 E (Pecos)   1.15 in
San Geronimo 1 SE            1.06 in
San Pablo 2 E                1.02 in
Las Vegas                    1.00 in
Mineral Hill 1 WNW           0.97 in
Sapello 3 ESE                0.81 in
Sapello 5.1 WNW              0.80 in
Gallinas Creek near Montezum 0.28 in
Mosquero 15 SSE              0.23 in
Bell Ranch 11 ENE            0.22 in
Bell Ranch 11 ENE            0.20 in
Conchas                      0.14 in

...Sandoval County...
VALLES CALDERA LOS ALAMOS 13 1.62 in
VALLES CALDERA LOS ALAMOS 13 1.55 in
VALLES CALDERA LOS ALAMOS 13 1.46 in
Jemez Springs 7.9 NNE        0.87 in
San Antonio (DRI)            0.78 in
San Antonio (DRI)            0.70 in
La Cueva 2 SSE (Jemez)       0.62 in
Placitas 3.8 ENE             0.61 in
La Cueva 2 SSE (Jemez)       0.57 in
Bernalillo 3 E               0.50 in
Jemez Springs 6.6 ENE        0.48 in
San Antonio (DRI)            0.42 in
Sandia Park 5.0 NNE          0.39 in
Los Posos (DRI)              0.38 in
Frijoles (Tower)             0.38 in
La Cueva 2 SSE (Jemez)       0.37 in
Bernalillo 3 E               0.36 in
2 SSE Santa Ana Pueblo       0.35 in
Los Posos (DRI)              0.34 in
Jemez Springs                0.32 in
Frijoles (Tower)             0.30 in
Jemez Springs                0.28 in
Placitas 1.6 ENE             0.26 in
Deer Lake Estates            0.26 in
Nmspa_port1                  0.26 in
Deer Lake Estates            0.26 in
Placitas 2.0 E               0.24 in
Jemez Springs (DRI)          0.23 in
Cebollita Spring (DRI)       0.23 in
Corrales 2 ESE (Sandia Lakes 0.22 in
Jemez Springs (DRI)          0.21 in
Nmspa_port1                  0.21 in
Bernalillo 1.8 NE            0.20 in
Deer Lake Estates            0.19 in
Cebollita Spring (DRI)       0.19 in
Bernalillo 0.9 WSW           0.19 in
Corrales 2 ESE (Sandia Lakes 0.15 in
Jemez Springs                0.14 in
Rio Rancho                   0.14 in
RIO RANCHO                   0.13 in
Corrales 1.1 SSE             0.12 in
Rio Rancho 3 NE              0.12 in
Rio Rancho 2 SW              0.12 in
Los Posos (DRI)              0.11 in
Rio Rancho 3.7 SW            0.11 in
Bernalillo 3 E               0.10 in

...Santa Fe County...
Madrid 1.9 SE                1.71 in
Madrid 0.6 SSW               1.60 in
Glorieta                     1.09 in
Glorieta                     1.02 in
Stanley 7 NE                 1.00 in
Stanley 4.9 SSE              0.95 in
Santa Fe 11.4 SSE            0.83 in
Santa Fe 10.4 SSE            0.83 in
Glorieta 6 WNW               0.83 in
Los Cerrillos 3 NNE          0.82 in
Santa Fe 10.8 SE             0.79 in
Santa Fe 5 E (Santa Fe Water 0.79 in
Glorieta 6 WNW               0.78 in
Santa Fe 5 E (Santa Fe Water 0.76 in
Lamy 1.3 WNW                 0.75 in
Santa Fe 4 ENE               0.75 in
Santa Fe 9.6 S               0.74 in
Eldorado At Santa Fe 0.5 E   0.74 in
Lamy 1 N                     0.74 in
Santa Fe 11.0 SSE            0.73 in
Madrid 2.3 W                 0.73 in
Santa Fe 6.4 SE              0.72 in
Santa Fe 10.7 S              0.71 in
Santa Fe 2.3 SE              0.71 in
Edgewood 5.5 N               0.70 in
Lamy 5 NW                    0.70 in
Lamy 1 N                     0.69 in
Santa Fe 3.7 SW              0.66 in
Santa Fe 7 SW                0.66 in
Edgewood 4 ENE               0.65 in
Santa Fe 6.2 SSE             0.64 in
Santa Fe 5.5 SSE             0.64 in
Santa Fe 4 ENE               0.64 in
Santa Fe 2 SW                0.64 in
Santa Fe 2 SSE               0.64 in
Santa Fe 2.8 SSW             0.63 in
Lamy 5 NW                    0.62 in
Lamy 5 NW                    0.62 in
Edgewood                     0.61 in
Santa Fe                     0.60 in
Tesuque 1 W                  0.60 in
Edgewood 2 N                 0.60 in
Santa Fe 4.3 SW              0.58 in
Santa Fe 2 SSE               0.58 in
Santa Fe 2.0 SSE             0.57 in
Santa Fe 2 SW                0.57 in
Edgewood 4 ENE               0.57 in
Santa Fe 7 SW                0.56 in
Tesuque                      0.56 in
Santa Fe Seton               0.55 in
Agua Fria 1 N                0.55 in
Tesuque                      0.54 in
Santa Fe 3 ENE               0.54 in
La Cienega 3 ENE             0.54 in
2 N Santa Fe                 0.53 in
Santa Fe 0.6 ENE             0.53 in
Santa Fe                     0.53 in
2 SW Agua Fria               0.53 in
Santa Fe Muni Airport        0.53 in
Santa Fe 1 WNW               0.53 in
Santa Fe                     0.53 in
Edgewood                     0.52 in
Santa Fe 1.1 N               0.51 in
Edgewood 2 N                 0.51 in
Agua Fria 1 N                0.51 in
Santa Fe 2.9 ENE             0.50 in
Santa Fe 3.6 ENE             0.49 in
Santa Fe 0.7 E               0.49 in
Santa Fe 2.7 SE              0.49 in
Tesuque 1 W                  0.49 in
La Cienega 3 ENE             0.49 in
Santa Fe 1 WNW               0.48 in
Santa Fe 3 ENE               0.48 in
Tesuque                      0.47 in
Santa Fe                     0.47 in
Santa Fe 4 NW                0.47 in
Santa Fe 0.7 ESE             0.46 in
Santa Fe 7 SW                0.44 in
Santa Fe 3.4 NE              0.44 in
Santa Fe 2.3 NE              0.44 in
Santa Fe                     0.43 in
Santa Fe 3.2 WNW             0.42 in
Santa Fe 3 NW                0.42 in
Santa Fe 4.6 NW              0.41 in
Santa Fe 4.1 WNW             0.40 in
Santa Fe 3.3 WNW             0.40 in
Tesuque                      0.40 in
Santa Fe 4 NW                0.40 in
Santa Fe 1.3 WSW             0.39 in
Santa Fe Muni Airport        0.39 in
Santa Fe 3 NW                0.36 in
Santa Fe 1.6 WSW             0.35 in
Santa Fe 2 SW                0.20 in
Tesuque                      0.19 in
Santa Fe 5 E (Santa Fe Water 0.18 in
Pojoaque 1.0 E               0.18 in
Pojoaque 0.7 N               0.17 in
Santa Fe 4 ENE               0.16 in
Tesuque 1 W                  0.16 in
Agua Fria 1 N                0.15 in
Santa Fe 2 SSE               0.13 in
Espanola 3.4 SE              0.11 in
Santa Fe                     0.10 in

...Socorro County...
Las Nutrias 1 WNW            0.27 in
Las Nutrias 1 WNW            0.27 in
Las Nutrias 1 WNW            0.27 in

...Taos County...
2 WNW Angel Fire (SNOTEL)    1.00 in
Arroyo Hondo 4.8 WSW         0.96 in
2 WNW Angel Fire (SNOTEL)    0.90 in
Valdez 1 NNW                 0.62 in
Valdez 1 NNW                 0.59 in
Taos 19.1 W                  0.59 in
Valdez 1 NNW                 0.53 in
Talpa 1 NE                   0.52 in
Talpa 1 NE                   0.51 in
Ranchos De Taos 2.4 W        0.49 in
Talpa 1 NE                   0.45 in
Los Cordovas 2 S             0.38 in
Los Cordovas 2 S             0.36 in
Los Cordovas 2 S             0.30 in
Red River 8 SSW              0.30 in
Red River 8 SSW              0.30 in
Arroyo Seco 2.3 SW           0.29 in
San Cristobal 0.1 NE         0.26 in
Shady Brook 5 E              0.26 in
Arroyo Seco 3 SW             0.26 in
Arroyo Hondo 2.5 E           0.25 in
Arroyo Seco 3 SW             0.24 in
Red River 8 SSW              0.23 in
Taos Muni Airport            0.23 in
El Prado 1.7 WNW             0.22 in
Arroyo Seco 3 SW             0.21 in
2 WNW Angel Fire (SNOTEL)    0.20 in
Taos Muni Airport            0.20 in
Taos Muni Airport            0.15 in
Lama 4 NW (Wild Rivers)      0.12 in
Taos 4.3 NNW                 0.11 in
Chamisal 4.7 SSE             0.11 in
Lama 4 NW (Wild Rivers)      0.11 in
Taos                         0.11 in
Lama 4 NW (Wild Rivers)      0.10 in
Taos Pueblo Raws             0.10 in

...Torrance County...
Encino 6 W                   2.23 in
Clines Corners 1 SSE         1.53 in
Clines Corners 1 SSE         1.50 in
McIntosh 4.4 ESE             0.84 in
Edgewood 5.1 SE              0.60 in
Estancia 2 WSW               0.46 in
Edgewood 7.0 SSW             0.44 in
Estancia 10.6 WNW            0.43 in
Estancia 2 WSW               0.42 in
Estancia 6.4 WSW             0.41 in
Estancia 9.4 NW              0.40 in
Moriarty Muni Airport        0.39 in
Estancia 2.4 WSW             0.35 in
Estancia 7 SSW               0.35 in
Moriarty 1.0 SSW             0.30 in
Estancia 7 SSW               0.30 in
Mountainair 2.2 N            0.26 in
Cibola Portable No. 1        0.21 in
Moriarty Muni Airport        0.20 in
1 W Mountainair (Mountainair 0.19 in
Mountainair 2 WSW            0.15 in
Clines Corners 1 SSE         0.13 in
Mountainair 8 NW             0.13 in
1 W Mountainair (Mountainair 0.13 in
Abo 3 N                      0.13 in
Cibola Portable No. 1        0.11 in
Abo 3 N                      0.11 in
Mountainair 2 WSW            0.10 in

...Union County...
Sedan 5 N                    1.03 in
Sedan 5 N                    1.03 in
Clayton 12.4 SSW             0.60 in
Clayton 14.6 SSW             0.22 in
Amistad 8.5 WSW              0.19 in
Clayton Muni Airpark         0.19 in
Clayton Muni Airpark         0.19 in
Clayton 2.3 ENE              0.15 in

...HAIL REPORTS...

Location                     Size

...New Mexico...

...Bernalillo County...
3 W Carnuel                  0.50 in
5 ESE Albuquerque            0.50 in

...Curry County...
3 NNE Pleasant Hill          0.88 in

...Guadalupe County...
1 E Power Dam Lake           0.75 in

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.

$$

There Are None So Blind As Those Who "Will - Not" To See...107.

Sunday, June 9, 2024

Scattered T-Storms Today Into Monday Night - Some Possibly Severe!


Saturday, June 8, 2024.
Looking South in Ruidoso, NM.
Cumulonimbus Mammatus (CBMAM) Clouds.

Yesterday's Haboob South Of Roswell.

Saturday, June 8, 2024.
Courtesy Of Justin Griffin - Hagerman, NM.




Saturday, June 8, 2024.

A Haboob (large duststorm) was apparently produced by outflow winds from nearby decaying thunderstorms in the Roswell area yesterday afternoon. A measured peak wind gust of 66 mph was clocked at the Roswell Industrial Air Center (ASOS) Roswell Industrial Air Center (ASOS) at 3:54 PM MDT Saturday afternoon. 

Multiple vehicles were reported to be involved in several collisions during the near-zero visibility on U.S. Hwy 285 between Roswell and Artesia. On US Hwy 285 and Ojbwa Rd, and US Hwy 285 and Orchard Park Rd, as well as on St Hwy 2.

Due to the ongoing severe to extreme drought conditions locally this area has been prone to severe dust storms this year. This area and others will continue to be impacted buy these localized blinding dust storms during high wind events until sufficient rainfall is received to allow the native grasses to recover and grow back. 


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New Mexico MesoWest 72-Hour Rainfall Totals.
(As Of 9 AM MDT Sunday, June 9, 2024).


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(Valid At 6 PM MDT Monday Afternoon).


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National Blend Of Models (NBM) Forecast Rainfall Totals.
(Today Through Wednesday Morning).


Weather Prediction Center Forecast Rainfall Totals.
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(Over The Next Two Weeks).



Scattered T-Storms Some Severe Today Into Monday.

A cold front will sag southward through the eastern and southeastern plains this afternoon into Monday. Outflow boundaries from yesterday's crop of thunderstorms, and today's, along with an approaching upper-level disturbance will enhance the chances for scattered thunderstorms across much of the area today into Monday night.

The Roswell area is only forecast to reach the low 90's today and the mid-80s tomorrow behind the front. The Carlsbad area should see the highs this afternoon around 101F and near 90 on Monday. The Hobbs area near 100F today and the mid-80's on Monday. 

Across the Sacramento mountains highs today and Monday should range from near 80F in the Ruidoso area to the mid-70's in the Cloudcroft area.

Across the southeastern plains, we have a 30% to 50% of seeing measurable rainfall today into Monday night.

The Sacramento mountains have a 30% to 60% chance of getting wet today into Monday night. 

Thunderstorms are forecast to develop over the mountains and adjacent plains and congeal into an MCS (Mesoscale Convective System) late this afternoon and evening. Locally heavy rainfall may produce localized flash flooding in some areas. Of concern is the burn scar areas in the mountains and over the eastern plains. 

Some of these thunderstorms may become severe and also produce large hail, damaging thunderstorm wind gusts in excess of 60 mph, and frequent cloud-to-ground lightning. Localized haboobs, or large duststorms that will have the potential to suddenly drop the visibility down to near zero may also be associated with some of these thunderstorms. 

Starting this coming Tuesday our chances for thunderstorms dwindle as we heat back up and return to the oven. Forecast highs across southeastern New Mexico Tuesday into next Weekend generally range from 100F to 106F. Long-range forecasts offer little hope for relief with more of the same.

There Are None So Blind As Those Who "Will - Not" To See...107.

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