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Flash Flood Watch: Through 8 am Saturday morning for much of West Texas, So. New Mexico
Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 12:36pm

This Week's Weather (8/23)

POSTED: Monday, August 23, 2010 - 5:45pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, August 24, 2010 - 8:48am

Image: By Kevin McCaslin, taken at Caballo Lake on Sunday (8/22) Video: Lightning Aug 24th

Large change in the weather pattern this week. Today's high temperature, which topped 101 degrees, will give way to cooler 80s the rest of this week. A cold front crashes the heat party Tuesday, bringing more showers and thunderstorms (enhancing the monsoon moisture in the area). Mid/upper level atmosphere high pressure also moves away and redevelops off to our west, with a second area of high pressure developing over the eastern half of the country. For us this spells a situation of cooler weather next several days and the return of deeper monsoon moisture by the weekend. Temperatures will run below normal for a change into Friday. Near normal weather returns this weekend.

Computer Model Dewpoint Projection Showing Dry Air Wednesday:

 

Photos:

Steve Green caught this storm in Chaparral Wednesday evening (Aug 18th)

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