NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Warmer and dry weather will stick around to start the week, but a storm system will bring rain chances across the western half of New Mexico for the middle of this week.
High pressure will be warming temperatures through Tuesday. An approaching storm system will begin to bring in moisture across western New Mexico Tuesday morning. As the upper-level low approaches, scattered showers and storms will be possible along and west of the Continental Divide Tuesday evening. These will weaken as they push east into the Rio Grande Valley by Wednesday morning. These could impact Balloon Fiesta Wednesday morning, before clearing out before the afternoon.
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There will be a break between storms Thursday and Friday, however, as the next one approaches, winds will be picking up statewide. The windiest conditions will be Friday and Saturday, with some windy weather potentially impacting those days of Balloon Fiesta, especially in the afternoon and evening.