Information for the Community


The monsoon season can make life very interesting in Socorro. The National Weather Service Albuqurque Office offers point forecasts for our region.

The Climate Prediction Center gives forecasts on temperature and precipitation; they are quite accurate in their estimates but they cannot tell you if it will rain 6 weeks from next Tuesday.

The Storm Prediction Center is useful for seeing where the storms are. They show thunderstorms, fire weather, tornado watches and other information.

The National Hurricane Center shows the development and predicted tracks of tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

Health Information

Here is a list of the public health offices in New Mexico.

Diabetes information from the National Institutes of Health. This is a good overview of the disease. MedlinePlus has more as does the Center for Disease Control

Asthma information from the Center for disease Control, National Institues of Health and the NIH's National Asthma Control Initiative..

MedLinePlus, the Center for Disease Control and the Mayo Clinic have some good information on heart diesase and the prvention of heart disease.

The Center for Disease Control, National Institues of Health, MedLinePlus and the Mayo Clinic are reliable sources of information on chronic kidney disease.

Education Resources

Massachusetts Institute of Technology makes the materials used in the teaching of MIT's subjects available on the Web. Materials are free. MIT also offers free online courses.

Edx provides free online courses from many different schools. Founded by Harvard University and MIT in 2012, edX is an online learning destination and MOOC provider, offering high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere. Students may have to pay a small fee for a certificate for a course.

Open Culture has free online course listings.

Coursera is another source of free online courses. They also have a free Android app for your Android phone or tablet.

The Socorro County Chamber of Commerce supports businesses and organizations in the community.