NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – We did it once more this afternoon – hitting 100° in Albuquerque. Friday, we broke a file excessive whereas Saturday we had been a level shy. We’ll slowly lose the file warmth throughout our state as a ridge of excessive stress strikes into Texas. This may enable temps to “cool off” 2-3° Sunday. We’ll additionally see extra cloud cowl over central NM within the afternoon. A number of of those will drop some measurable precip. versus dry thunderstorms and virga. The most effective likelihood of this occurring Sunday will probably be throughout the Sacramento Mountains northward into central New Mexico. Sadly, our greater wind gusts will return throughout the north the place gusts will attain 30-40 mph. Monday even stronger wind gusts arrive as one other storm pushes into the Pacific Northwest. This raises the purple flags for each days with excessive wind gusts and low humidity.
In the midst of subsequent week, we’ll catch a break from the excessive wind gusts, fireplace hazard, and file warmth. Starting late Thursday into Friday, we’ll see some early season monsoon moisture arrive for japanese AZ and western NM. Rain possibilities pattern upwards for the west half of our state. So if we are able to’t break our dry streak Sunday, we’ll have higher possibilities Friday afternoon. Temperatures over the subsequent week will nonetheless be barely above common with highs into the center 90s for the ABQ metro.