You can easily see the remains of the last snowfall based on this afternoon's MODIS image.
Air quality was off to a good start in the good range today. Sunland Park City Yard PM10 were low in the early part of the day but stayed under 100 µg/m3. The evening hours were dominated by the PM2.5 mass fraction with PM2.5/PM10 ratios more than 0.64 after 8 pm.
Particulates at the NMED Anthony station show a similar increase in the evening hours except that PM10 is mainly in the coarse size fraction and PM2.5 mass accounting for a third of the PM10 total.
The AQI forecast for Sunday shows a pocket of moderate air quality in the Paso del Norte.
The weather forecast for Sunday morning is showing another cold one.