Friday, August 12, 2011

August 12 -

A summary of yesterday: Most of southern New Mexico was covered in convective clouds by the evening and a few areas received  some good rain of more than an inch. Rain fell at most of the southern NM CoCoRaHS stations with little falling in the El Paso area. Rain amounts in Las Cruces ranged from 1.02 inches to nothing. The Las Cruces Airport was one of the stations where no rain fell.

Temperatures at NMSU Las Cruces peaked at 95F yesterday and we received 0.33 inches of rain last night. That brings our total in August up to 0.41 inches. As a reference the 1981-2010 normal August precipitation is 2.22 inches. This mornings low was 68F with dewpoint temperatures in the low 60s.

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