Category Archives: Weather

SMOKE FROM A NOT SO DISTANT FIRE

The first hint of anything amiss was a tiny blurb on fb: Anybody know of a fire at Mescalero.  At the speed of light, I threw open the NMFireInfo site.  Nothing there.  I stepped outside and scanned the sky.  Yes, … Continue reading

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WEATHER ON OUR EAST COAST TRIP

One thing about planning trips, our schedule was at the mercy of Mother Nature.  We left New Mexico ahead of an extreme wind event.  The 5er was new to us.  It’s awful big.  Would we have to find a safe … Continue reading

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SNOW IN CLOUDCROFT, NM JAN. 10, 2018

Cloudcroft, NM which advertises fun at 9000 feet had a fast moving storm drop about two inches of snow since early this morning.  I thought I’d get on the village cam page and check it out.  Got a choice between … Continue reading

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SANTA ROSA LAKE STATE PARK, NM. SEPT. 19, 2017.

Location: Rocky Point Campground, Santa Rosa Lake State Park, New Mexico.  Map. A broken night’s sleep. It’s not that unusual for me to sleep poorly the first night in a new location. However, this was caused by extraneous things. About … Continue reading

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SMOKE FROM THE CALIFORNIA FIRES

I think it’s pretty darn amazing that the smoke from fires in California have flowed all the way to southern New Mexico and is causing us problems. I look towards the Basin which dips 2500 feet below my feet.   The … Continue reading

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TWO TRIPS TO BAILEY CANYON ROAD

Ah, Summer Solstice Day.  Because it threatened to be one of the hottest days of the year, I headed to the mountains to enjoy 25 degrees lower temperatures — the difference between torture and comfort.  I had intended to go … Continue reading

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HOT SUMMER IS OVER, JULY 20, 2017

My body and my mind are having a hard time wrapping themselves around the fact that tonight I am writing in bed under the covers and shivering from a humid 61 degrees.  61.  Nice number.  Haven’t seen it since early … Continue reading

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