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Last Map Update: Mon, May. 20, 2019 at 6:28:06 am MDT

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Showers and thunderstorms over far eastern New Mexico will move into Texas this morning. Strong southwest winds will then increase over the entire area. The strongest winds will impact Lincoln and Chaves counties where gusts up to 60 mph are likely. A band of showers and thunderstorms will move into western New Mexico this afternoon then into the Rio Grande Valley by late day. Rain will change to snow above 7,500 feet by later this afternoon over northern and western New Mexico.
A late season snow event will impact the northern high terrain of New Mexico late today through Tuesday morning. The heaviest snow will fall above 8,500 feet where 6-12 inches is expected. Snow will also impact areas as low as 6,500 feet overnight with however only light accumulations are expected on grassy and elevated surfaces.
Tuesday may see the strongest winds of the week as a Pacific storm system skirts through northern NM. Showers with embedded thunderstorms will still be possible over the northern mountains, with partly cloudy skies through the rest of northern and central NM.
The broken record of spring time winds continues Wednesday and Thursday as yet another Pacific storm system looks to skirt northern NM.
Temperatures will slowly warm through the weekend. Warming temperatures will be accompanied by lots of wind this week.

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