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About highplainschasing

This blog is about my tales in storm chasing. My name is Seth Price and I am an instrumentation instructor at New Mexico Tech. My amateur radio call sign is N3MRA.

Central New Mexico Weather: 7/11/20

Yesterday was mostly sunny, hot and dry. This morning, the weather has been mostly sunny, hot and still. From the NWS in Albuquerque, NM:  A mid-level high pressure system will persist over the state, keeping us hot, dry and mostly … Continue reading

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Central New Mexico Weather: 7/10/20

Yesterday was mostly sunny, hot and dry. This morning, the weather has been mostly sunny, warm and still. From the NWS in Albuquerque, NM:  A mid-level high pressure system is building over the state, keeping us hot, dry and mostly … Continue reading

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Central New Mexico Weather: 7/9/20

Yesterday was mostly sunny, hot and dry.  It wasn’t as breezy as advertised yesterday, which is a good thing, as there is a new wildfire in the Manzanos. This morning, the weather has been mostly sunny, warm and still. From … Continue reading

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Central New Mexico Weather: 7/8/20

Yesterday was mostly sunny, hot and humid.  The humidity dropped throughout the day, and a few clouds provided a little relief from the sun. This morning, the weather has been mostly sunny, mild, humid and still. From the NWS in … Continue reading

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Central New Mexico Weather: 7/7/20

Yesterday was mostly sunny, hot and humid.  The breeze picked up in right around sundown. This morning, the weather has been mostly sunny, mild, humid and still. From the NWS in Albuquerque, NM:  A mid-level high pressure system is drifting … Continue reading

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Weather Data: 6/29/20-7/5/20

Time for my 13th week of weather station data!  No lost data this week (thankfully), but there was also no “weather” this week- sunny skies and not a drop of rain. The temperatures and the dewpoints show a steady rise … Continue reading

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Central New Mexico Weather: 7/6/20

Yesterday was mostly sunny, hot and humid.  The breeze picked up for a bit in the afternoon, with some nearby virga. This morning, the weather has been mostly sunny, mild and still.  It is humid again today. From the NWS … Continue reading

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Weather Video of the Week: #27, 7/5/20

This week’s video is probably the most scenic tornado I’ve seen this year.   (I didn’t personally see it, but I’ve seen this video floating around for the last few days.) Note:  I do not own this video. I challenge you … Continue reading

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Central New Mexico Weather: 7/5/20

Yesterday was mostly sunny, hot and humid.  In the evening, a few clouds appeared, but there was no rain, so we sat outside on the tailgate of the truck and watched fireworks over the city. This morning, the weather has … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #27

This week’s image was taken this morning over the northeastern Mexico. I’ve considered chasing in Canada in the past, as the Great Plains extends into Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, but I’ve not really considered chasing south of the border. Often, … Continue reading

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