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High-Heat Advice from a Climate Relief Expert

88 Views   In response to the eat advisory for today we have a word with Nathaniel Matthews-Trigg about the dangers of high temperature situations. He is a board member of Health Climate New Mexico and an associate director for climate and disaster resilience with Americares.

It’s time to think about heat exhaustion & heat stroke

133 Views   Knowing the difference can save your life Triple-digit temperatures are now extending from Southern New Mexico to the Albuquerque metro area. While it happens every year, doctors warn not to take it for granted. KOAT UNM Medical Expert Dr. Abinash Achrekar reminds everyone of the importance of staying hydrated.

Heat dome to bring triple-digit temps Thursday

108 Views ¬†¬†ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. ‚ÄĒ A heat dome could trap some of us in New Mexico with triple-digit temperatures Thursday on the hottest day of the year so far.¬†That is thanks to a high-pressure ridge. That will move out Friday, which will increase our chance of rain and our winds.

Warmer temperatures, with storms in eastern New Mexico

137 Views   Tuesday morning is clear, milder and calm. For most of the state, it will be a sunny day, with light winds and warmer temperatures. Temperatures will climb today, thanks to high pressure, and 80s, 90s and 100s are back in the forecast.

Mesilla Valley farmers adapt amidst drought in the Southwest

127 Views   The Rio Grande is once again flowing down from Colorado through Southern New Mexico. But the water currently running is destined for use in Mexico and Texas, while New Mexico’s irrigation season won’t begin until June, as announced by the Elephant Butte Irrigation District.

More monsoon moisture on the way

416 Views   High pressure has been blocking most of the monsoon moisture from surging across the state so far this summer. However, a pattern change will arrive by the early to middle parts of next week, allowing for the most monsoon rainfall that New Mexico has felt so far this