Tuesday morning briefing: Dora weather, school schedules and a picture of Life

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Tuesday briefing.

Website of the day

Information from Dora’s weather station is now online as part of the West Texas Mesonet, a meteorological information project collaborating with Texas Tech University.

Visit http://www.mesonet.ttu.edu/

Question of the day

If you could ask your favorite genius a question, what would it be?
Feel free to articulate with the many other inquiring minds in our comment section below.

Holiday school schedule

Thanksgiving holidays for Roosevelt County schools:

• Dora Municipal Schools: Holiday begins at 12:35 p.m. Tuesday; classes resume Nov. 29.

• Elida Municipal Schools: Holiday begins at 1 p.m. Wednesday

• Floyd Municipal Schools: Holiday begins Wednesday; classes resume Nov. 29

• Portales Municipal Schools: Holiday begins Wednesday; classes resume Nov. 29.

Today in history

On this day in 1936, the first issue of the pictorial magazine Life is published, featuring a cover photo of the Fort Peck Dam by Margaret Bourke-White.

Here’s the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-issue-of-life-is-published

Weather

Today — Gone is the wind…highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s.

Tonight — Bundle up buttercup…lows in the lower to mid 30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.