Second day for severe thunderstorm warning in Quay County

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By QCS Staff A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effct today for west central Quay, southeastern San Miguel and northeastern Guadalupe Counties until 5:15 p.m. The NWS said severe thunderstorms are capable of producing nickle-sizec hailand damaging winds in excess of 60 mph.At 3:39 p.m., this storm was located near Newkirk or about 36 mileseast […]

Wind gusts take minor toll on city

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By QCS Staff Rowdy and fiesty wind gusts fueled a brush fire off of Airport Road and toppled over several power poles over the weekend, Tucumari police officials said. Not long after officials checked a downed power pole in the vicinity of Cemetery Road, another was felled in the alley behind 2616 South Fouth Street […]

Tornado in Logan had wind spikes up to 105 mph

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun For the first time, officials with the National Weather Service in Albuquerque are using an “Enhanced Fujita Scale,” or the EF, to categorize the strength of tornadoes. The tornado that touched down on Friday in Logan has been determined to be an EF1, with winds estimated between 90 mph […]

I’ll get to it when I get to it

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Managing Editor When I was in some class that no one was paying attention to some 200 years ago, I recall the instructor, in an attempt to tame his unruly bunch, stand in the middle of the room and scream “Slow Down!” That’s sort of like New Mexico. Even […]