NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – This morning is quiet and not as cold. Temperatures are around and above freezing in northern New Mexico, with 40s for the rest of the state. Skies are partly cloudy in the Four Corners and southeast plains, but the rest of the state will wake up to sunshine. Partly sunny skies are expected today across the state. Winds will pick up today, ahead of the next Fall storm. Winds will gust up to 25 mph for much of the state, including the Metro, with higher winds to around 30 mph in the mountains. Much higher wind gusts will arrive Thursday, at around 35-60 mph across the state.

Forecast Continues Below

The storm will start to bring mountain snow and rain to northwest NM late this evening and overnight. Rain showers and mountain snow will push eastward through the northern and central NM on Thursday, clearing out of the northeast on Friday. Winter storm warnings and winter weather advisories will be in effect for the San Juan Mountains, Jemez and Chuska Mountains tonight through Friday morning.