Weather for Roswell, New Mexico
Lat: 33.37N, Lon: 104.53W
Wx Zone: NMZ538 CWA Used: ABQ
New Mexico Drought Monitor
The New Mexico Drought monitor is a subset of the United States Monitor, issued every Thursday morning, based on drought conditions the previous Tuesday. The map below shows the current drought level around the state, and the percent of New Mexico land area in each drought level compared to the previous week.
Read an explanation of the drought intensities and what they mean.
New Mexico Hydrologic Information Statement
Note that if drought conditions are not being experienced, or in the case of river flooding or heavy rain, this statement may be used to indicate river flows or flood potential.
000 FGUS75 KABQ 071715 AAA ESFABQ NMZ512>519-521>523-527>529-532-533-071815- HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK...UPDATED NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM 1115 AM MDT TUE JUL 7 2015 WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAINFALL IMPACTED MUCH OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN NEW MEXICO OVER THE PAST SEVERAL DAYS. MANY AREAS FROM THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY EASTWARD ACROSS THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN AND THE EASTERN PLAINS RECEIVED BETWEEN 1 AND 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO 5 INCHES IN THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS. WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAINFALL HAS LED TO NOTABLE RISES ON MANY AREA RIVERS AND THEIR TRIBUTARIES...ESPECIALLY IN THE UPPER RIO GRANDE BASIN...THE PECOS BASIN...AND THE CANADIAN BASIN. THE LATEST USGS WATER WATCH INDICATED SEVERAL RIVER GAGES IN THE AREA ARE RUNNING ABOVE THE 90TH PERCENTILE...HOWEVER NO RIVER FLOODING IS BEING REPORTED. THE MAIN WINDOW FOR WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAINFALL HAS ENDED. THE NEXT HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK WILL BE UPDATED AS CONDITIONS WARRANT. $$ GUYER