Pretty Quiet To Start The Week - Unsettled Late.

Warm Week Ahead - Dryline Returns.

Our latest bout with winter didn't produce much in the way of precipitation across SE NM. A very light mix of rain, snow, and a few sleet showers feel off and on across the area Thursday night into Saturday. A couple of inches of snow accumulated over the higher elevations of the Sacramento Mountains, and most of the lower elevation stations reported less than a tenth of an inch of rainfall. After enduring two days in the 40's (Friday & Saturday), Sunday warmed up nicely with most stations climbing up into the upper 60's and low 70's.

Balmy weather is forecast for the area today and the rest of the week. Our afternoon highs will range from the upper 70's to near 80 today, and the 80's the rest of the week.

A powerful storm is forecast to dive into the Pacific Northwest early this week, and then dig southward into the Desert Southwest by the end of the week. The models indicate that a deep, and cold mid-upper level storm will waltz across the state this weekend into the first of next week.

We should see the dryline wobble in and out of SE NM later this week. A stormy, and very unsettled pattern is shaping up for the area late this week into the first of next week. Thunderstorms may fire up along and east of the dryline across parts of SE NM and W TX, and some of these may severe. High winds and blowing dust will likely affect parts of the area, and the mountains may see more snow, at least across the higher elevations. 

Skywarn storm spotters across SE NM and W TX, its time to shake off the cobwebs and get ready for the possibility of severe thunderstorms across the area later this week. Its too early for details, but the models are indicating that this storm will be a potent one, and severe thunderstorms are not at all uncommon in mid March.  

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  1. Spring seems in place here, or at least until the next mega upper low spins out of control! Dryline and SE winds for days...sounds like you might get in on some rain, some humidity, and some dry winds behind the dryline.


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