The monsoon is expected to begin in New Mexico today. The National Weather service says the typical roadblocks to southern monsoon moisture are lifting, allowing for the monsoon to begin. Once that happen rainfall can be expected across the State. Yesterday’s high in Las Cruces was 100 degrees and in T or C and Deming it was 99 degrees. The National Weather services says there is a 20 percent chance of showers tonight in the listening area.