Hail Map for Capitan, NM

The Capitan, NM area has had 8 reports of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 5 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Capitan, NM on 13 occasions.

Name: Capitan, NM
Where Located: 62.7 miles W of Roswell, NM
Map: Google Map for Capitan, NM
Population: 1489
Housing Units: 804
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Capitan, NM

Date / Time Report Details
7/31/2020 7:26 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 7/31/2020 7:29 PM MDT The severe thunderstorm warning for south central lincoln county will expire at 730 pm mdt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. however the storm may reintensify. small hail, gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible with this thunderstorm. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 1000 pm mdt for central new mexico.
7/31/2020 7:01 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 7/31/2020 7:04 PM MDT At 701 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over fort stanton, or 12 miles northeast of ruidoso, moving south at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include two inch hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, lincoln, ruidoso, ruidoso downs, capitan, glencoe, fort stanton, smokey bear historical park, nogal, san patricio and bonito lake. This includes highway 380 between mile markers 74 and 107.
7/31/2020 6:49 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 7/31/2020 6:52 PM MDT At 649 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over fort stanton, or 14 miles northeast of ruidoso, moving south at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/23/2020 5:20 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 6/23/2020 5:23 PM MDT At 519 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near lincoln state monument, or 22 miles northeast of ruidoso, moving southeast at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, lincoln, ruidoso, capitan, tinnie, glencoe, hondo, fort stanton recreational area, lincoln state monument, smokey bear historical park and san patricio. this includes highway 380 between mile markers 82 and 107 and portions of u. s. Highway 70 near glencoe.
6/23/2020 4:47 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 6/23/2020 4:50 PM MDT The national weather service in albuquerque has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. southeastern lincoln county in central new mexico. until 545 pm mdt. At 447 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over encinoso, or 23 miles east of carrizozo, moving southeast at 15 mph.
6/4/2019 12:26 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 6/4/2019 12:29 PM MDT At 1225 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near bonito lake, or 11 miles north of ruidoso, moving northeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/3/2019 12:47 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 6/3/2019 12:50 PM MDT At 1246 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near encinoso, or 19 miles east of carrizozo, moving northeast at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
8/20/2018 6:55 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 8/20/2018 6:58 PM MDT At 655 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near bonito lake, or 10 miles north of ruidoso, and is nearly stationary (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
8/1/2018 7:01 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 8/1/2018 7:06 PM MDT At 700 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles north of lincoln, or 27 miles northeast of ruidoso, moving southwest at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/22/2018 2:05 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 5/22/2018 2:09 PM MDT The national weather service in albuquerque has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. central lincoln county in central new mexico. until 245 pm mdt. At 205 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near smokey bear historical park, or 15 miles east of carrizozo, moving northeast at.
5/21/2018 8:26 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 5/21/2018 8:29 PM MDT The severe thunderstorm warning for central lincoln county will expire at 830 pm mdt, the storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 1100 pm mdt for central new mexico. remember, two severe thunderstorm warnings remain in effect until 900 pm and 930 pm mdt.
5/21/2018 8:01 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 5/21/2018 8:08 PM MDT At 801 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near encinoso, or 25 miles east of carrizozo, moving northeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, capitan, fort stanton, encinoso, smokey bear historical park and angus.
5/21/2018 7:26 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 5/21/2018 7:31 PM MDT At 726 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near capitan, or 11 miles north of ruidoso, moving northeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
10/5/2017 8:40 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 10/5/2017 8:44 PM MDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southeastern lincoln county will expire at 845 pm mdt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however small hail, gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible with this thunderstorm.
10/5/2017 8:23 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 10/5/2017 8:26 PM MDT At 821 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles west of bonito lake, or 12 miles northwest of ruidoso, moving east southeast at 25 mph. another strong thunderstorm was located 4 miles southeast of encinoso, also moving east southeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, lincoln, ruidoso, capitan, tinnie, glencoe, encinoso, fort stanton, smokey bear historical park, nogal and san patricio.
10/5/2017 7:55 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 10/5/2017 7:58 PM MDT At 755 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 11 miles southwest of carrizozo, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/23/2017 4:25 PM MDT The severe thunderstorm warning for south central lincoln county will expire at 430 pm mdt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer pose an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however small hail, gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible with this thunderstorm.
6/23/2017 4:14 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 6/23/2017 4:17 PM MDT At 414 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near fort stanton, or 10 miles northeast of ruidoso, moving east at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, ruidoso, ruidoso downs, capitan, glencoe and angus.
6/23/2017 3:59 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 6/23/2017 4:03 PM MDT At 359 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near alto, or 8 miles northeast of ruidoso, moving southeast at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, ruidoso, ruidoso downs, capitan, glencoe, bonito lake, alto, hollywood and angus.
6/23/2017 3:44 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 6/23/2017 3:47 PM MDT At 344 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near bonito lake, or 10 miles north of ruidoso, moving southeast at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/20/2017 1:35 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 6/20/2017 1:39 PM MDT At 134 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near jicarilla, or 17 miles northeast of carrizozo, moving northeast at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, capitan, white oaks, nogal and jicarilla.
6/20/2017 1:20 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 6/20/2017 1:24 PM MDT At 120 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near white oaks, or 13 miles east of carrizozo, moving northeast at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/7/2017 8:53 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 6/7/2017 8:57 PM MDT The severe thunderstorm warning for south central lincoln county will expire at 900 pm mdt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer pose an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however heavy rain is still possible with this thunderstorm.
6/7/2017 8:41 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 6/7/2017 8:45 PM MDT At 840 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near alto, or 8 miles north of ruidoso, moving southeast at 25 mph (emergency management). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, ruidoso, ruidoso downs, capitan, glencoe, bonito lake, alto, fort stanton, hollywood and angus.
6/7/2017 8:35 PM MDT Quarter sized hail reported 3.8 miles E of Capitan, NM
6/7/2017 8:25 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 6/7/2017 8:28 PM MDT At 825 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near nogal, or 12 miles north of ruidoso, moving southeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/7/2017 7:20 PM MDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.3 miles W of Capitan, NM
6/7/2017 6:47 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 6/7/2017 6:50 PM MDT At 647 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over fort stanton, or 13 miles northeast of ruidoso, moving south at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/7/2017 6:40 PM MDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.3 miles W of Capitan, NM
6/7/2017 6:37 PM MDT Golf Ball sized hail reported 0.3 miles W of Capitan, NM
6/7/2017 6:30 PM MDT Quarter sized hail reported 3.7 miles SSW of Capitan, NM
6/7/2017 6:30 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 6/7/2017 6:34 PM MDT At 630 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over smokey bear historical park, or 17 miles north of ruidoso, moving south at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, capitan and smokey bear historical park.
6/7/2017 6:20 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 6/7/2017 6:25 PM MDT At 620 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near nogal, or 13 miles east of carrizozo, moving southwest at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, capitan, smokey bear historical park, nogal and angus.
6/7/2017 5:58 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 6/7/2017 6:01 PM MDT At 558 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near encinoso, or 17 miles east of carrizozo, moving southwest at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/6/2017 5:39 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 6/6/2017 5:43 PM MDT The severe thunderstorm warning for central lincoln county will expire at 545 pm mdt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and has exited the warned area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 1000 pm mdt for central new mexico.
6/6/2017 5:02 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 6/6/2017 5:05 PM MDT At 502 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near smokey bear historical park, or 20 miles northeast of ruidoso, moving south at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include golf ball size hail and 70 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, capitan, encinoso and smokey bear historical park.
6/6/2017 4:54 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 6/6/2017 5:00 PM MDT At 454 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near encinoso, or 19 miles east of carrizozo, moving south at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
10/6/2015 8:00 PM MDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Capitan, NM at 10/6/2015 8:03 PM MDT At 759 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 12 miles north of three rivers, or 16 miles southwest of carrizozo, moving northeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.
6/5/2015 1:47 PM MDT At 146 pm mdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near smokey bear historical park, or 19 miles northeast of ruidoso, moving northeast at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include half dollar size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.
7/17/2014 7:35 PM MDT Quarter sized hail reported 22.1 miles WSW of Capitan, NM, nickel to quarter size hail on highway 246.
6/8/2014 3:25 PM MDT Richardson canyon area. 2 homes destroyed... 5 damaged in lincoln county NM, 17 miles SW of Capitan, NM
5/23/2014 5:32 PM MDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.3 miles W of Capitan, NM
8/9/2013 3:45 PM MDT Half Dollar sized hail reported 13.3 miles SW of Capitan, NM, route 246 around mile post 14 half dollar size hail fell probably from 345 to 4 pm