Flash Flood Watch currently in effect for Pajarito Mountain. * WHAT...Flash flooding and debris flows caused by excessive
rainfall continue to be possible over the Hermit's Peak/Calf
Canyon, Cooks Peak and Cerro Pelado burn scar.
* WHERE...Portions of north central and northeast New Mexico,
including the following areas, in north central New Mexico, East
Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Jemez Mountains and Southern
Sangre de Cristo Mountains. In northeast New Mexico, Northeast
* WHEN...Through Sunday afternoon.
* IMPACTS...Heavy rainfall over the Hermit's Peak/Calf Canyon, Cooks
Peak and Cerro Pelado burn scar is expected up to and during the
period of the watch. Residents near the Hermit's Peak/Calf Canyon,
Cooks Peak and Cerro Pelado burn scar should prepare for potential
flooding impacts. Be sure to stay up to date with information from
local authorities. Heavy rainfall could trigger flash flooding of
low-lying areas, urbanized street flooding, and debris flows in
and near recent wildfire burn scars.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- National Weather Service Meteorologists are forecasting heavy
rainfall over the burn scar, which may lead to flash flooding
and debris flows.
Snowpack levels are currently 600% below the seasonal average of 0". The highest snowpack observed on this date in the past 10 years was in 2008, when snowpack depth was recorded at 2.0".
Past 24 hours
The mountain reports 1.0" of new snowfall today, raising snowpack levels to 6.0" and a snow water equivalent (SWE) of 0".
It doesn't look like there's any substantial snow forecasted this week with air temperatures ranging between
over the next 5 days.
Ski Area Conditions
Recent snowpack levels, water content, and air temperature for the ski area
Today, Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tomorrow, Showers and thunderstorms. High near 57. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%.