Fishing report —

This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses. Conditions may vary as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

Warmer weather predicted

Thomas Garcia Warmer weather is forecast for Quay County going into the New Year, according to the National Weather Service Albuquerque. A break in the recent winter weather patterns will begin on Wednesday as temperatures begin to rise into the upper 40s to mid 50s, said Amanda Martin, a National Weather Service meteorologist. “Rain or […]

Community briefs — Oct. 12

Walk-A-Thon scheduled Tucumcari Elementary School’s Pre-K will be having a Walk-A-Thon on Wednesday. They will be walking at two different times. The AM Pre-K will walk from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., and the PM Pre-K will walk from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. If it is windy or bad weather, students will walk in […]

New system will alert residents about severe weather and disasters

Thomas Garcia A new system will soon be available to alert Quay County residents about severe weather and disasters. “We will be able to alert the public via land line, cell phone, email and fax,” said Tucumcari Emergency Manager Scot Jaynes . Jaynes said the system being installed is an Everbridge SmartGIS. He said it […]

Storm brings rain to area

A late evening thunderstorm Monday dropped .20 inches of rain near Clovis and between .37 to .43 inches near Portales, according to the National Weather Service in Albuquerque. Officials said .17 inches fell four miles northwest of Tucumcari with House receiving .41 inches of rain. The weather service is predicting a 20 percent chance of […]

Finally rain but no more in sight anytime soon (updated)

Much needed rain pelted most of eastern new Mexico and West Texas late Monday in a gusty thunderstorm that was also blamed for igniting a series of grass fires near Muleshoe. Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service was reporting 1.22 inches of rain fell in Clovis. Officials at Clovis Airport recorded .14 inches and Cannon […]

Folks debate weather easily

Lynn Moncus We have arrived at that time of year during which we haven’t a clue as to what type of weather to expect from one day to the next or even from one hour to the next. We tend to be able to enjoy all seasons in one or two days and then to […]

Fire hazardous weather warning

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a red flag warning which is in effect from noon today to 6 p.m. MST this evening. The fire weather watch is no longer in effect. A fire weather watch remains in effect Thursday afternoon.

Tucumcari temperature hits near-record low

Russell Anglin The New Mexico State University Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari recorded a 14-below-zero low temperature Wednesday night, according to Administrative Assistant Patricia Cooksey. Cooksey said this is the coldest temperature the area has experienced since Jan. 13, 1963, when Tucumcari was hit with a record low temperature of minus 22. Before that, the […]

San Jon, Tucumcari schools cancel Tuesday classes

Due to inclement weather, San Jon and Tucumcari schools have cancelled classes for Tuesday, Feb. 1