NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – It was a cool start around the region, but now our temperatures have warmed nicely thanks to high pressure overhead. This is bringing us warm and dry conditions through early Tuesday.
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Monday will feature more powerful March winds as a dry cold front is heading our way. Expect strong wind gusts 30-45 mph. Red flag warnings are already posted for northeastern New Mexico.
Come Tuesday afternoon, we’re looking at a sharp dip in our temperatures behind a strong backdoor cold front. Temps will plunge a solid 15-30 degrees compared to Monday. These cooler numbers won’t stick around though, as even warmer temperatures come our way late week.