One Storm Departs - Another Weaker One On The Way.
Valid @ 5 PM MST This Afternoon.
As one winter storm exits stage right another is entering close behind on stage left. More snow is forecast today into tomorrow morning for much of the states western and northern areas. Two to six inches of new snow is forecast along with west winds that will gust up to around 35 mph will create areas of blowing and drifting snow. The Capitan and Sacramento mountains will also pick up a couple inches of new snow. SE New Mexico will be warmer today but breezy with afternoon highs in the 60's to near 70. After the cold front passage tonight colder air will overspread the area Tuesday and Wednesday. Our highs on Tuesday will be in the 50's and mostly the 40's on Wednesday.
Last Nights 06Z/11 PM MST GFS 500 MB Forecast.
Valid @ 11 PM MST Tonight.
Yet another mid-upper level storm centered at the 500 millibar or 18,000' Mean Seal Level will drag across northern New Mexico late tonight into Tuesday morning. By tonight the storm that just dumped on the state will be located over the Great Lakes Region.
NECP Snowfall Accumulation Forecast.
Valid @ 11 AM MST Wednesday.
NWS WPC 72-Hour Snowfall Forecast.
Valid @ 5 AM MST Thursday.
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