Wednesday, August 17, 2011

August 17 -

Still enough moisture for some scattered thunderstorms today. So far this month the NMSU Las Cruces station received 0.79 inches of rain. We need a few more good rains to reach the long term August normal of 2.22 inches.

The AQI forecast for today shows green (good) over our area.
Afternoon showers showed up across the region today with heavy downpours in some locations. A location in East El Paso received 1.69 inches in one hour near Montwood and Yarbrough. Below is a nice column of rain at 4:17 pm on the west mesa of Las Cruces taken from the Skeen web cam.

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