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Posted on: May 5, 2022

[ARCHIVED] New Mexico's Summer Monsoon: What to Expect This Year

Monsoon Season

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library and Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science will present a program on the 2022 summer monsoon season in New Mexico and what the region can expect this year.

This presentation will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21, 2022 in the Roadrunner Room, on the second floor of Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave.

Many people are somewhat confused by the term “monsoon,” what it means, and if the monsoon truly happens in New Mexico. With the help of a National Weather Service meteorologist, we will learn all about the monsoon and understand how the monsoon here in New Mexico differs from other monsoons around the world.

Most importantly, we will look at factors that may influence this year’s monsoon season and predict how strong we think it will be in 2022. Finally, we will look at ways to be better prepared for all the weather hazards that a typical monsoon brings to the desert Southwest.

Jason Laney, the Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the National Weather Service (NWS) in Santa Teresa, N.M., has worked there for almost 13 years. While his primary role is to liaison between the NWS and the core partners that use their products, he is also very involved in outreach and education.

Jason has said many times, “It doesn't matter how accurate and timely a weather warning is, if people don’t get the warning or better yet know what to do when the weather threatens, then that warning is really of no use.”

This document can be made available in alternate formats by calling 575/528-4102 or 575/528-4008 (TTY). Anyone who requires an accommodation for a disability to participate in this event should call the library at least 48 hours in advance at 575/528-4102 or 575-528.4008 (TTY).

For information, contact Deanna Duffy, writer, at 575/528-4001 or by email at dduffy@las-cruces.org.

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