NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A strong cold front will blast through the Tijeras Canyon Tuesday night cranking up winds to 50 mph overnight in the Albuquerque metro area. The City of Albuquerque has issued a Health Alert for the city due to blowing dust.

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Some clouds will fill in overnight as well. Wednesday will be cool with some clouds to start the day but the clouds will quickly clear with highs in the mid-’70s. The east side of the state will hold on to cloud cover through much of the day.