Temperatures warm up as eastern New Mexico sees gusty winds

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Erica's Tuesday Morning Forecast

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – This morning is quiet and chilly. Temperatures are in the teens, 20s, and 30s. Today will be warmer and windy again for eastern New Mexico. Some high clouds will move across the state this afternoon, but overall it will be a mostly sunny day.

A wind advisory will be in effect from 10 a.m. through 7 p.m. in the Sandia/Manzanos and east plains, where winds will gust up to around 45-50 mph. This will be the windiest area in the state, while other spots will see lighter gusts. Temperatures will warm up with the help of downslope warming. Temperatures will be around 10-20 degrees warmer than normal in the valleys and plains.

The next storm arrives tomorrow afternoon, bringing some snow to the northern mountains through Thursday. The Thursday morning commute will be snowy in the the upper RGV, Sangre de Cristo Mountains and northeast highlands.

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