New Mexico Weather Forecast

Calm today, potential winter storm for Thanksgiving

Skies are expected to dry out again and become milder again for the weekend



NOW IN QUARTER SEVEN, WE REMAIN YELLOW HERE AROUND THE ALBUQUERQUE METRO FOR ANOTHER MINUTES, AT SUNRISE TIME. FOR THE NEXT 5 MINUTES, SHORTLY, A LITTLE ONE LOOKS OUT ANOTHER THURSDAY SNOW, POSSIBLY WILL PREFER EAST NEW MEXICO. WE SHOULD ALL ENJOY DRYING MILD TEMPERATURES THE COMING WEEKEND THIS FAIRLY FINE LATE NOVEMBER DAY SHOULD HAVE A MOSTLY SUNNY SKY WITH LIGHT WINDS THIS AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN ABOUT THE SAME PLACE AS YESTERDAY. AROUND 50 FOR THE WEST NORTH WELL IN THE 1950’S AROUND THE SOUTH AND EAST EDGE OF THE STATE, APPROACHING 60 DEGREES IN SOME PLACES. NOW TONIGHT IN FAR SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO ON THE MORNING LOWS CENTRAL AND ESPECIALLY NORTHERN NEW MEXICO WILL BE HOLDING NEAR THE FREEZE THAT THE BACK UNDER THE FREEZE COVER COULD SEE SOME LOW CLOUD COVER AND FOG. BUT NOTE THAT TEMPERATURES SHOULD BE KEPT ABOVE ANTIFREEZE. SO THERE WILL NOT BE AN ICY FOG IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO WEDNESDAY MORNING, WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, A LITTLE BREEZIER, A LITTLE MELTER BY, A FEW DEGREES, 55 FOR ALBUQUERQUE, MORE 60’s down south will enjoy dry skies and benign weather conditions on Wednesday, but know that ON THURSDAY, THANKSGIVING, IT COULD HAVE SNOW IN THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS IN THE MORNING AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS IN EAST NEW MEXICO COUPLED WITH MISCELLANEOUS SNOW. IT WILL NOT BE A HEAVY SNOW EVENT AT THIS POINT BUT IT COULD BE DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS OUTSIDE EAST DUE TO FLOWERS AND SOME LIGHT SNOW POUNDS. NOTE THAT TEMPERATURES WILL REALLY FALL ON THURSDAY AND THEN THE STORM SYSTEM COULD ACTIVATE JUST A BIT BACK ON FRIDAY MORNING AND DEEPER HERE OVER SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO. SO AROUND CLOVIS ROSWELL, CARLSBAD, HOBBS WE COULD ACTUALLY SEE HEAVY SHOWERS ON FRIDAY AND WE COULD HAVE SOME SIGNIFICANT SNOW POUNDS ALONG THE NEW MEXICO AND TEXAS STATE LINE. SO THIS IS SOMETHING WE MONITOR AND WATCH CLOSELY FOR YOU. EVERYTHING WILL HAPPEN BASICALLY EAST OF ALBUQUERQUE. SO, YES, TODAY NICE AND TOMORROW A LITTLE WARMER. THEN ON THURSDAY ONLY A SMALL POSSIBILITY OF SHOWERS BUT IT WILL BE BREEDY AND COLDER AND TEMPERATURES WILL FALL ABOUT TEN. FRIDAY THE COLD KEEPS OUT BUT SATURDAY AND SUNDAY LOOK FOR CALM WEATHER, FRIEND

Calm today, potential winter storm for Thanksgiving

Skies are expected to dry out again and become milder again for the weekend

A possible winter storm is heading towards New Mexico. Wind, rain and snow are expected in parts of New Mexico on Thanksgiving and Friday. Here’s what you need to know. TimingA winter storm could sweep through parts of eastern New Mexico Thursday and Friday. Snow may start near Raton Pass early Thursday morning. As snow develops, it will begin to move south, spreading first along the central mountain range and through the plains of eastern New Mexico. The storm could hit parts of east-central and southeast New Mexico starting Thursday evening and during the day Friday before exiting the eastern plains early Saturday morning. Potential ImpactSnow, blowing snow, high winds, poor visibility and cold temperatures are all possible with this winter storm. Dangerous driving is to be expected on the roads of eastern New Mexico as the roads become slick and icy as snow begins to fall and sticks to the roads. Blowing snow will also result in poor visibility on roads in eastern New Mexico. Who will be affected? Most of the impact will be felt Thursday and Friday from the central mountains east to the Texas state line. East-central and southeast New Mexico could see an impact through Friday night.

A possible winter storm is heading towards New Mexico.

Wind, rain and snow are expected in parts of New Mexico on Thanksgiving and Friday.

Here’s what you need to know.

Timed coordination

A winter storm could sweep through parts of eastern New Mexico on Thursday and Friday.

Snow may start near Raton Pass early Thursday morning. As snow develops, it will begin to move south, spreading first along the central mountain range and through the plains of eastern New Mexico.

The storm could hit parts of east-central and southeast New Mexico starting Thursday evening and during the day Friday before exiting the eastern plains early Saturday morning.

Possible effects

Snow, blowing snow, high winds, poor visibility and cold temperatures are all possible during this winter storm.

Dangerous driving is to be expected on the roads of eastern New Mexico as the roads become slick and icy as snow begins to fall and sticks to the roads.

Blowing snow will also result in poor visibility on roads in eastern New Mexico.

Who will be affected?

Most of the impact will be felt Thursday and Friday from the central mountains east to the Texas state line.

East-central and southeast New Mexico could see an impact through Friday night.

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