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May 22, 2019

On this date ...

1969: A “cloudy cold front” had rolled through eastern New Mexico overnight, dropping temperatures by 42 degrees in 16 hours.

The area saw a Wednesday afternoon high of 92 degrees, but by 7 a.m. Thursday temperatures had fallen to 50 degrees.

A light drizzle accompanied the front, with Cannon Air Force Base reporting .15 of an inch of rain.

Clovis had .06 of an inch of moisture, bringing its month’s total to 4.14 inches. Clovis had recorded 7.26 inches of moisture for the year.

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