March 8-10, 2013: Snow Impacts Northern New Mexico
 
A slow moving storm produced moderate to heavy snowfall across the northern half of New Mexico from the 8th into the 10th. Below are some of the higher snowfall reports from this storm.
 
Location Snowfall (Inches)
Taos Ski Area 26.0
Ski Santa Fe 21.5
1WNW Red River 17.0
Red River Ski Area 15.0
Pajarito Ski Area 13.0
Sipapu Ski Area 12.0
1SE Cerro 10.5
 Angel Fire Ski Area 10.0
 2NNE Questa 9.8
 Ski Apache 9.0
 Aeeoyo Seco 8.0
 
 
March 23, 2013: High Winds Central and Eastern New Mexico
 
A potent storm crossing the New Mexico/Colorado border with a deep surface low pressure area over eastern portions of the state delivered high winds to the state on the 23rd. Below are some of the higher wind gusts reported across the Land of Enchantment. 
 
Location Peak Wind Gust (mph)
 Magdalena Ridge Observatory 82
 Top of Sandia Peak Tram 71
 5NW Nogal 69
 Bosque Del Apache  68
 White Sands Missile Range - Phillips Hill  67
 Melrose 66
 2SW Portales 64
 2W Tucumcari 63
 Raton Crews Airport 63
 15NW Carrizozo - Chupadera RAWS 63
 Tucumcari Airport 63
 Stanley 63
 Cannon AFB  62
 
March 24, 2013: Record Cold
 
Following the storm on the 23rd that blasted New Mexico with high winds and plenty of dust and sand, record cold invaded the state. Below are record minimum temperatures for the 24th. 
 
Location Record Low Temp (deg F)
Las Vegas Airport 3
Raton Crews Airport 6
Farmington Airport

10

Gallup 10
Grants 11
Santa Fe Airport 12
Santa Fe Seton 13
Tucumcari 15

   


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