Walks are wonderful with warm weather

By Lynn Moncus As the last leaves are blowing off the trees, those of us who are a bit opposed to cold weather are now awaiting the “coming of the green” and return of warm weather. Sunday’s cold north wind really got our attention as Aggie and I took our walk in the country. Neither [...]

Area under severe thunderstorm watch

Curry, Roosevelt, De Baca and Quay counties are under a severe thunderstorm watch until 11 p.m. (MDT) Thursday, according to the National Weather Service in Albuquerque.

Weather service to honor San Jon family

km35xg-71fernwhitewebno1.jpg

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico In aged pencil on yellowed paper, notes about the baby’s first tooth or daily chores mingled with the high and the low temperature for the day — a history of eastern New Mexico’s weather entwined with the legacy of Fern White’s family. At 91, Fern White, now living in [...]

Weather Service declares city, county StormReady

kinb5i-stormreadyweb.jpg

Chelle Delaney The city of Tucumcari and Quay County has been declared StormReady by officials of the National Weather Service. The presentation was made at the City Commission on Thursday. “Only two other communities in New Mexico have earned that designation,” said Shawn Bennett, meteorologist in charge of NWS Albuquerque.Those communities are an San Juan [...]

04-08-09: Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas LakeFishing for white bass was fair using crank baits and grubs. A few walleye were taken on minnows, [...]

Winter snow storm expected to hit Quay County tonight

kh4ugl-forecastweb.jpg

Thomas Garcia Late tonight and Friday, snowfall in Quay County could reach 8 inches for the northern sections of the county and as little as 2 inches in the southern half of the county, said National Weather Service officials in Albuquerque. Forecasters were also predicting wind gusts of up to 45 mph, creating possible blizzard [...]

Cotton Harvest coming to close

By Gabriel Monte: Freedom New Mexico Cotton production rose slightly this year as farmers finish up harvesting cotton crops stunted by bad weather. Craig Rohrbach, general manager of the Parmer County Cotton Growers Association Coop, said he expects to receive between 18,000 to 20,000 bales of cotton this year. Last year’s yield was 15,000 bales. [...]

Storm causes damage in Logan

k5q00c-82008logan1web.jpg

Thomas Garcia Logan was cleaning up Saturday after a violent thunderstorm produced damage around the community. At 8:58 p.m. Friday the National Weather Service in Albuquerque received a report of damage from wind gusts of 71 mph from residents in Logan, said Meteorologist Jonathan Suk. The wind knocked a mobile home off its foundation blocks [...]

Weather service issues flash flood watch

With thunderstorms expected today and Saturday, the National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for areas of the Eastern Plains. Quay, Roosevelt and Curry counties, as well as other portions of north and central New Mexico lie within the area of concern, according to a morning bulletin from the National Weather Service. The [...]

Second day for severe thunderstorm warning in Quay County

k2znep-624.jpg

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 [...]