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 101810 ESFABQ NMZ501-503-111500- HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM 1210 PM MDT WED JUN 10 2015 ...INCREASE IN FLOWS ALONG THE ANIMAS AND PINE RIVERS... RECENT WARMER TEMPERATURES HAS ENHANCED SNOWMELT FROM THE HIGH ELEVATIONS OF THE SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS IN COLORADO. THE COMBINATION OF SNOWMELT AND RECENT HEAVY RAIN OVER THE AREA HAS RESULTED IN HIGHER FLOWS ALONG RIVERS AND STREAMS IN THE SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN. FLOWS ON THE ANIMAS RIVER FROM CEDAR HILL SOUTHWARD TO FARMINGTON ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO NEAR BANKFULL TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY. FLOWS ALONG THE PINE RIVER LEADING INTO NAVAJO RESERVOIR WILL BE RUNNING HIGH AS WELL THROUGH FRIDAY. A FEW LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE RIVERS MAY BECOME INUNDATED. CAUTION IS ADVISED WHEN WALKING OR RECREATING NEAR RIVERS AND STREAMS AS WATER WILL BE COLD AND RUNNING FAST. RIVERBANKS COULD BECOME UNSTABLE. $$ GUYER