Monday, November 29, 2010

Nov. 29 - HIGH WIND DUST EVENT - It was a windy midday. Although not as intense as the last high wind event peak PM10 levels reached 300 ug/m3 at the Sunland Park City Yard site at 3 pm. Winds peak around 10 m/s at that time.
In comparison the NMED Deming site PM10 peaked at 150 ug/m3 at 3 pm. At 3:16 pm the LC airport AWOS recorded a wind speed of 28 mph and a gust of 35 mph. At 8 pm the EPA AQI posted this map showing an area of moderate air quality (yellow) in central Dona Ana County.

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