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Our Land: Record Low Snowpack In New Mexico

February 9, 2018 – This month on “Our Land: New Mexico’s Environmental Past, Present and Future,” we head to Sandia Peak—and learn what’s missing up there right now.
With Kerry Jones, a warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service, we learn why this year’s record-low snowpack has such big implications for New Mexicans across the state.
A “water year” runs from October 1 through the end of September, and New Mexicans right now are standing at the driest start to any water year on record—that is, all the way back to the 1890s.

For more information:
National Weather Service – Albuquerque
NWS Twitter for Albuquerque
New Mexico NRCS Snow Survey Program

New Mexico Goes To The Supreme Court Over Water In The Rio Grande

January 12, 2019 – Correspondent Laura Paskus traveled to Washington D.C. this week to cover oral arguments in a water case that’s now in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. The case involves New Mexico, Colorado, Texas and the United States government. It’s a complicated case and Laura Paskus broke down some of the key issues with producer Sarah Gustavus.