We expected light southerly winds this afternoon over our region
We had an evening low wind high PM event in the Paso del Norte. We'll take a look at the Sunland Park City Yard station first. Here we saw peak hourly PM10 at 222 µg/m3 at 7 pm and peak PM2.5 at 72 µg/m3 at 8 pm.
and a similar pattern at the Anthony Elementary station
At the Las Cruces Holman Road site we also saw the highest PM10 during the evening hours. Winds were from the southeast during the peak PM10 at 6 pm.
Tomorrow's AQI forecast shows moderate air quality over Dona Ana County.