Christopher’s Tuesday Afternoon Forecast

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TUESDAY AFTERNOON: Clouds will increase from the west throughout the day as a trough moves towards New Mexico. By late in the day, a few showers and isolated thunderstorms may develop across western NM. Afternoon highs will top out in the 70s & 80s. ABQ Metro should get into the mid-70s again today. High winds and low humidity will combine to raise fire concerns in northeast & east-central NM — a RED FLAG WARNING is in effect through 8:00PM. 

WEDNESDAY: High mountain snow (above 9000ft), low elevation rain and thunderstorms will strech across the state as the mentioned storm crosses southern NM. Breezy conditions and cooler temps will also follow this storm into NM, which will drop snow levels to 8000ft late in the day). Highs will be in the 40s, 50s and 60s. 3-6″ are possible above 9500ft. 

THURSDAY & FRIDAY: Things will dry out late week. High temps will begin to rebound across the west on Thursday–the east will remain below average. By Friday, a ridge builds in, which will allow temps to rise above average for all of NM–highs in the 70s & 80s are expected. 

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