Oct. 15 - We'll continue to be warmer than normal under this ridge of high pressure over the study area. Yesterday's high at NMSU was 88F shy of the record of 91 set back in 1996. Low at the Las Cruces airport was 52F at around 3 am and 47 on campus of NMSU. Our long term normal lows at NMSU and Deming for this day is 46F (right at the normal). Monthly precipitation at NMSU still stands at 0.05 inches.
The AQI forecast shows an area of moderate air quality in southern Dona Ana county and the Paso del Norte.