The AQI forecast for today called for good air quality throughout New Mexico.
Location Wind Gust Time
Las Cruces airport (KLRU) 43 mph 5:11 pm
Deming airport (KDMN) 37 mph 4:53 pm
T or C airport (KTCS) 46 mph 4:53 pm
El Paso airport (KELP) 40 mph 7:51 pm
Socorro 2S (KONM) 40 mph 3:09 pmAlbuquerque airport (KABQ) 77 mph 6:19 pm
Winds were not particularly high today at the Anthony station with hourly averaged winds in the 2 to 4 m/s range in the afternoon. Particulates peaked between 5 and 7 pm along with gusts from 7 to 12 m/s.
and we saw a similar pattern at the Sunland Park City Yard station.
Winds were higher in Las Cruces than in the southern portion of Dona Ana County. The Las Cruces West Mesa station saw hourly averaged winds in the 11 m/s range with gusts over 17 m/s.
Winds at the NMED Deming station were also as high. PM10 here peaked at 4 pm with a concentration of 425 µg/m3.