Day Planner: Thursday, October 2, 2014

October 2nd, 2014 at 7:13 am by under Weather

Clear, cool, and breezy this morning.  The winds will be out of the N-NW and will usher in cool air all morning long.  This will keep our temperatures down.  Expect highs in the 60s and 70s with lots of sunshine.  Tonight, we’ll have some of the coldest air we’ve seen this season with some locations dropping into the 20s and 30s.  Over the next few days, the weather will stay mild.  Lots of sunshine with slowly warming temperatures.  Tomorrow, we’ll see the temperatures just a few degrees warmer than today, but by the weekend some 80s make a return.


Today, mostly sunny, breezy and cool, highs near 70°.  Tonight, clear and cold, lows near 44°

Cooler Temps Ahead…

October 1st, 2014 at 10:05 pm by under Weather

A storm system sliding across northern New Mexico will spread scattered snow showers tonight over the highest elevations of the northern mountains. Accumulations will largely be light but at resort level above 9000 feet we could see a few inches. Once the storm clears the big story will be cool air settling over the state for Thursday morning and Friday morning as well.

Lows will get down into the 40s here in the Albuquerque metro area. Farther to the north up over the northern mountains lows will be in the 20s and 30s the next couple of mornings.

Beyond Friday temperatures will continue to rise under largely clear skies as high-pressure takes hold over the Southwest. This will lead to very good weather for Balloon Fiesta Saturday and Sunday.


Day Planner: Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

October 1st, 2014 at 7:24 am by under Weather

Another cool and crisp start to the day in the Land Of Enchantment.  Through the afternoon it’s going to be a sunny and mild day.  Temperatures again will climb into the 60s and 70s for the northern portion of the state, some 80s the further south you head.  A storm system to the north of us will crank up our winds a bit through the afternoon today, and expect them to stay breezy tomorrow and Friday as well.  We’ll even see a small chance for some light snow in the N. Mtns tonight into early tomorrow morning.

Today, mostly sunny and warm, high near 77°.  Tonight, clear and cold, low near 48°.

Day Planner: Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

September 30th, 2014 at 6:44 am by under Weather

What a difference a day makes!  Temperatures this morning are some 10 to 20 degrees colder than yesterday morning.  Early morning lows in the 30s and 40s in many locations.  Through the afternoon it’s going to be a beautiful day.  Cooler air will continue to slide over the state.  Highs in S. Colorado and N. New Mexico will hit the 60s and 70s.  For the South and SE portions of the state, the cooler air will take longer to arrive so highs today will hit the 80s.  Tomorrow and Thursday another storm system will slide just to our north increasing our winds and bringing MORE cool air.  If the system dips further south than expected, we could see some snow in the peaks of the N. Mtns.

Today, mostly sunny and nice, winds NW 5-10mph, highs near 76°.  Tonight, clear and cool, lows near 52°.

A Break From The Storms…

September 29th, 2014 at 9:57 pm by under Weather

A strong cold front came powering through New Mexico today with brief heavy rain and gusty winds and in some cases severe thunderstorms. The Northeast got the strongest storms with up to golf ball sized hail. Here in the metro area we had one storm that produced winds up to 60 miles per hour blowing down a tent at Expo New Mexico.

Things will quiet down significantly across the area on Tuesday.  Westerly flow will dry out the atmosphere and lead to a sunny day with cool temperatures. Then yet another trough will skip across the northern portion of the state on Wednesday and Thursday.

This trough could touch off more high mountain snow showers and Valley rain showers.