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Understanding Extreme Winds

Blades of grass and wheat grain blowing in the wind.

5.13.2022 – New Mexicans know all about gusty spring winds. But what we’re experiencing this year is different. Meteorologist Scott Overpeck, with the National Weather Service in Albuquerque, explains the winds we’ve been experiencing through April and May—and offers a look ahead. In conversation with correspondent Laura Paskus, Overpeck talks about this year’s conditions and…

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Wind & Wildfires

A forest on fire.

5.13.2022 –The Line also talks wildfires as the largest fire in the country burns in northern New Mexico. Panelists share their thoughts on a federal push to expand benefits for wildland firefighters, and the wider discussion surrounding prescribed burns. Host: Kevin McDonald Line Opinion Panelists:Jessica Onsurez, news director, Carlsbad Current-ArgusTom Garrity, Garrity Group public relationsCathryn…

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