Colder Tuesday…March 17th, 2014 at 8:21 pm by Mark Ronchetti under Weather
A strong pacific cold front will take aim on New Mexico overnight. This front and a storm passing north will keep winds up through Tuesday morning. Winds will hit 50 mph at a gust in the metro area and east of the central mountain chain we could top 65 mph. Winds will diminish by Tuesday afternoon. What will be left behind will be much cooler temps. In Albuquerque we will top out 20° cooler than Monday’s highs. Most of the state will see a significant cool down as well.
As far as precipitation goes that will be very limited. The best chance for snow showers will be over the Colorado San Juans where light accumulations are possible. Otherwise a spot snow shower is the best we can hope for over the Sangre de Cristo Range.
Temps will slowly moderate under sunny skies the rest of the work week with no significant storm on the horizon.