Rain On The Way…

April 17th, 2014 at 8:14 pm by under Weather

After a beautiful Thursday, the weather is going to be unsettled as we go into the holiday weekend.   An area of low pressure is going to move in from the west and it is going to track right over New Mexico.   What that means for us is a good shot for scattered storms.

There’s a slight chance for some dry t-storms on Friday, but the activity will really ramp up on Saturday afternoon into the evening.   All models agree this storm is heading right for us.   But, they disagree on exactly how much precip we will get.   Either way, keep the rain gear handy and your eye to the sky if you have outdoor plans on Saturday.



North Valley Library set to reopen

April 17th, 2014 at 3:36 pm by under Latest Posts

After nine months of renovations following a fire in July 2013 that led to heavy smoke damage, the North Valley Library is scheduled to reopen Friday May 2nd, 2014.

The formal ceremony will take place at 2:30 p.m. and will be followed by family friendly activities all afternoon.

Once the library officially opens the hours of operation will be as follows:

Tuesday 10-6

Wednesday 10-6

Thursday 11-7

Friday 10-6

Saturday 10-6

The library is scheduled to be closed Sunday and Monday each week.

For more information on all of the library events and services, call 311 or visit abclibrary.org.

5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go

April 17th, 2014 at 6:00 am by under 5 Things, Morning Show

Time for the five things you need to know before you go this morning.

5. A bigger talker this morning a lot of water in Portland, Oregon is getting flushed down the toilet, because one guy apparently couldn’t find a toilet. Investigators say he relieved himself in a drinking water reservoir this week and now the city has to dump all 38 million gallons of water that was in there. The guy got a ticket for trespassing and public urination.

4. Take a look at this video from back here in New Mexico State Police just released it. It shows an officer trying to pull over Shae Russell Nakai Blair for going nearly 100 miles an hour near Taos. Once the officer pulled blair over he wrestled with the officer…pinning him to the ground yelling, see the video at krqe.com.

3. A lot of parents in Valencia county are worried about this, a guy police say tried to kidnap a little girl Tuesday night. They say the girl was walking home alone on Festival court near LosLunasHigh School, when a guy in a red vehicle got out and grabbed her shirt. The girl was able to get away, police don’t know who the guy is.

2. Not what we want to hear on a dry week, but there are fires in the Bosque. Firefighters have been out all night long looking for hotspots after a number of fires overnight…some with flames six feet tall. these were in the area off Atrisco almost a mile south of I-40. Investigators haven’t said how they started.

1.A number one, thank goodness fire danger shouldn’t be up today.

Nice End to the Week

April 17th, 2014 at 4:45 am by under Weather

The weather will be much quieter today after seeing some fresh snow across the north last night. Expect a warm and sunny afternoon with very little wind! Friday will be warmer, but the winds will return for the afternoon.

Spot showers will also develop Friday afternoon across the western high terrain as our next storm closes in. The best chance of showers across the state will come Saturday into early Sunday morning. As the storm departs, expect fewer storms in the afternoon with the higher terrain favored once again.

A warm southwesterly flow sets up for the start of next week. Afternoon highs in Albuquerque will soar to the upper 70s to near 80°. Winds will pick up for the start of next week as well.

Albuquerque forecast for Thursday.

Albuquerque forecast for Thursday.

System Moves Out Tonight Another Saturday…

April 16th, 2014 at 8:39 pm by under Weather

We have a weak system moving through the state tonight and it will keep winds breezy to gusty overnight in parts of New Mexico.   Snow will be confined to the Sangre de Cristo Mountains where 2-5″ will fall tonight.   This system is a fast mover so we aren’t expecting that much to accumulate this time around in the mountains.

Skies clear out quickly tomorrow morning behind the system and the winds will be lighter.  So get outside and enjoy Thursday because the winds will return with a chance for scattered storms on Saturday.   The models disagree on how much rain we could see, but one thing looks for sure is that much of the state will at least have a shot for a t-storm or two on Saturday.


One models suggestion for precip chances on Saturday.

One models’ suggestion for precip chances on Saturday.