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Our annual community garage sale is scheduled for:
- Friday, May 15 (8:00-3:00)
- Saturday, May 16 (8:00-3:00)
- Sunday, May 17 (10:00-2:00)
If you would like to participate, just set up in front of your house and you are good to go. The neighborhood association will advertise in paper and put signs up in the front entrances.
Since Jan. 4, some kind soul (as best I can tell, probably on Camino Ecuestre) has set up a meteorological station in Matthew Meadow and begun sharing the data on the Weather Underground. Minute-by-minute updates plus historical data and links to radar may be found at http://www.wunderground.com/personal-weather-station/dashboard?ID=KNMALBUQ209. Tip o’ the hat to whomever set this up.
Prior to this the nearest stations were down in Thomas Village (http://www.wunderground.com/personal-weather-station/dashboard?ID=KNMALBUQ168), up on Montano (http://www.wunderground.com/personal-weather-station/dashboard?ID=KNMALBUQ120), or south in the BioPark (http://www.wunderground.com/personal-weather-station/dashboard?ID=KNMALBUQ208 ).
Also of interest, the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network has a station near Matthew and Rio Grande — http://www.cocorahs.org/Maps/ViewMap.aspx?state=NM&county=BR. CoCoRaHS updates every morning at 7:00, but has more accurate hail and snow data.
And while we’re on the subject of useful weather tools, don’t forget to check NM DOT (http://nmroads.com/) for road conditions and construction notifications. The map also has a “Cameras and Message Signs:” menu option that will let you view statewide highway webcams. To view webcams, open the pull-down menu, check the Cameras box, and select a location.
Community Garage Sale
Friday, May 2 (8-3)
Saturday, May 3 (8-3)
Sunday, May 4 (10-2)
If you would like to participate, just set up in front of your house and you are good to go. The neighborhood will advertise in paper and put signs up in the front entrances.
May 3 Update: Great turnout; great weather.
Enterprising young neighborhood residents took their garage sale to the next level.
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