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Drought, Extreme Weather, and NM’s Hotter Climate

August 13, 2021 – On this month’s episode of Our Land, correspondent Laura Paskus and meteorologist Daniel Porter talk about drought in New Mexico, this year’s monsoon season, extreme weather, and how human-caused climate change will continue to affect New Mexico and exacerbate the state’s water challenges.

Correspondent: Laura Paskus

Guest: Daniel Porter, science and operations officer, National Weather Service

For More Information:

New Mexico Drought Monitor

NIDIS Launches New Interactive Maps on

National Weather Service – Albuquerque