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Severe Thunderstorms, Heavy Rainfall, And Flooding Possible Over The Plains; Typhoon Bualoi Approaches The CNMI

A storm system will bring the potential for severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes over the south central U.S. into Monday. Heavy rainfall may also lead to flash flooding. The system will shift toward the eastern U.S. on Tuesday. Over the western Pacific, Typhoon Bualoi will intensify and impact the northern Marianna Islands over the next couple of days. Read More >


Average first and last freeze dates of the winter for locations around
southern New Mexico and far west Texas.


Location      1st Freeze 32o or less      2nd Freeze 32o or less   1st Hard freeze 28o or less
El Paso November 13 November 21 November 24 
Santa Teresa November 7 November 14 November 19
Cloudcroft September 29 October 4 October 9
Dell City October 28 November 2 November 3
Las Cruces  (NMSU) November 5 November 9 November 15
Lordsburg October 29 October 30 November 4
Truth or Consequences November 5 November 11 November 13 


Location      Last Freeze 32o or less     Last Freeze 28o or less  
El Paso March 17 March 3  
Santa Teresa March 25 March 11  
Cloudcroft May 21 May 7  
Dell City April 13 March 30  
Las Cruces  (NMSU) April 7 March 24  
Lordsburg April 18 April 6  
Truth or Consequences April 2 March 16