Easter Arrived Cold & Windy In NM This Year.
Blog Updated @ 10:10 AM MDT. For Sure This Is What The Easter Bunny Is Thinking In NE NM & SE Colorado This Morning. Peak Wind Gusts Reported Last Night. A strong southward moving cold front overspread the eastern and southeastern plains of New Mexico last night. Northerly winds gusted up to 45-60 mph along and behind the cold front. Blowing dust also plagued the area for awhile. Reported Low Temperatures This Morning. A much colder airmass overspread the state behind the cold front overnight. Single digit low temps have been recorded in northeastern New Mexico and the northern mountains thanks to this airmass and a fresh coating of snowfall. Regional Visible Satellite Image Showing Snow Cover @ 9:15 AM MDT This Morning. Peak Wind Gusts Last Night Courtesy Of NWS Albuquerque. • 1 N Cannon Afb - 70 mph • 3 NNW Texico - 61 mph • 13 SE Tolar - 60 mph • 1 SSW Clovis - 57 mph • 2 NNW Portair - 55 mph • 4 WSW Agua Fria - 54 mp