I seem to have brought the summer monsoon rains with me to New Mexico. Monsoon season, the Southwest’s fifth season, arrives in early July and lasts into the first week of September. It is a highly anticipated time of year that brings up to half the region’s annual rainfall. It also brings extreme weather events, […]
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As I was leaving Ruidoso heading NW I passed through the remains of the Little Bear Fire. One of the most destructive wildfires ever in New Mexico, it burned 44,000 acres and destroyed 254 structures, the most of any one fire in NM history. Originally sparked by lighting, the fire took a turn for the worse on […]