Sat, 25 May: Sunny, with Hazards – H: 84°, L: 51°

Today’s Albuquerque New Mexico weather outlook, as of 5:15 AM on Saturday, the 25th of May. Today, sunny, with a high near 84. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Then, Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 51. South wind 15 to 20 mph becoming south 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Sunday, mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Windy, with a southeast wind 10 to 20 mph becoming south 20 to 30 mph. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Looking ahead, Sunday Night, partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Windy, with a southwest wind 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Sunrise today will be at 5:56 am and the sun will set at 8:10 pm.

There are 2 local weather hazards at the time of this report. Here are those local weather hazards.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central New Mexico. Day one. Today and Tonight. Isolated severe storms are possible along a dryline this afternoon and evening near the Texas border. Days two through seven. Sunday through Friday. Isolated severe storms are possible Sunday afternoon and evening across much of the eastern plains. Strong winds may require a Wind Advisory Sunday afternoon. In addition, critical fire weather conditions are possible and a Fire Weather Watch is in effect for central and southwest portions of the state. Strong winds will develop Monday ahead of a Pacific cold front, with the strongest winds east of the central mountain chain. A Wind Advisory will likely be required. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation may be required today and Sunday for portions of the eastern plains due to severe thunderstorms.

Urgent – fire weather message. Fire weather watch remains in effect sunday afternoon through sunday evening for the west central highlands. Middle rio grande valley and sandia. Manzano and gallinas mountains due to strong winds and low humidities. Strong and gusty south to southwest winds in advance of an upper low over the Great Basin are expected Sunday. Poor humidity recoveries Saturday night will precede the combination of strong and gusty winds, low humidities and moderate to high Haines Sunday afternoon and evening. Temperatures however will be near to several degrees below normal. Fire weather watch remains in effect from sunday afternoon through sunday evening. Area and timing. West Central Highlands, Middle Rio Grande Valley and Sandia, Manzano and Gallinas Mountains. Critical conditions are expected to develop early Sunday afternoon and persist into the early evening hours before diminishing. Foot winds. Sustained 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 45 mph. Relative humidity. Ranging from 7 to 13 percent. Impacts. Any fires that develop will have the ability to spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Please advise the appropriate officials or fire crews in the field of this Fire Weather Watch.

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Fri, 24 May: Sunny, with Hazards – H: 79°, L: 49°

Albuquerque’s forecast for today, created at 5:15 AM on Friday, the 24th of May. Today, sunny, with a high near 79. Then, Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 49. Saturday, sunny, with a high near 85. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Then later, Saturday Night, mostly clear, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming south 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Sunrise today will be at 5:57 am and the sun will set at 8:10 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central New Mexico. Day one. Today and Tonight. No hazardous weather is expected. Days two through seven. Saturday through Thursday. Isolated severe storms are possible along a dryline Saturday afternoon and evening near the Texas border. In addition, critical fire weather conditions are likely and a Red Flag Warning may be required. Isolated severe storms are possible Sunday afternoon and evening across much of the eastern plains. Strong winds may require a Wind Advisory Sunday afternoon. In addition, critical fire weather conditions are possible and a Red Flag Warning may be required. Strong winds will develop Monday ahead of a Pacific cold front, with the strongest winds east of the central mountain chain. A Wind Advisory may be required. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation may be required Saturday and Sunday for portions of the eastern plains due to severe thunderstorms.

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Thu, 23 May: Mostly sunny, with Hazards – H: 73°, L: 41°

Albuquerque’s weather outlook for today, created at 5:15 AM on Thursday, the 23rd of May. Today, mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. And then, Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 41. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Friday, sunny, with a high near 78. Next, Friday Night, mostly clear, with a low around 47. Sunrise today will be at 5:57 am and the sun will set at 8:09 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central New Mexico. Day one. Today and Tonight. As another storm system approaches New Mexico from the west today, strong to very strong winds will develop across portions of central and northern New Mexico. Additionally, there is a chance for strong thunderstorms near the Texas border this morning and again overnight. Days two through seven. Friday through Wednesday. Chances for strong to severe thunderstorms near the Texas border continue late Friday through the weekend. Sunday is the most likely day for afternoon and evening strong to severe storms near the Texas line with large hail, strong outflow winds, and an isolated tornado the main hazards. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is not anticipated.

Urgent – weather message. Strong to potentially damaging winds today. Strong winds will redevelop today as the jetstream moves directly overhead. The strongest winds will be found across north central New Mexico and along the I-25 corridor from Las Vegas to Raton Pass where gusts to 60 mph will be possible this afternoon. Wind advisory in effect from noon today to 7 pm Mountain Daylight Time this evening. The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 7 PM Mountain Daylight Time this evening. Location. Portions of north central, south central, east central and northeast New Mexico including the I-25 corridor between Belen, Albuquerque and Santa Fe and the I-40 corridor between Albuquerque and Santa Rosa. Winds. South to southwest 25 to 35 mph with occasional gusts to near 50 mph. Timing. Winds strengthening during the morning, peaking early to mid afternoon, then gradually decreasing through sunset. Visibility. Locally reduced in dust prone areas. Local impacts. Trash cans, lawn furniture, and other unsecured light weight objects may become airborne. Strong crosswinds will impact northwest-to-southeast oriented roads. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra attention should be given to cross winds.

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Wed, 22 May: Mostly sunny, with Hazards – H: 75°, L: 46°

Today’s weather outlook for Albuquerque New Mexico, as of 5:15 AM on Wednesday, the 22nd of May. Today, mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Next, Tonight, partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Thursday, mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Then later, Thursday Night, mostly clear, with a low around 41. Sunrise today will be at 5:58 am and the sun will set at 8:08 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central New Mexico. Day one. Today and Tonight. Strong southwest winds will continue today, primarily for areas south of Interstate 40 and east of Interstate 25. There is a slight chance for isolated thunderstorms in Roosevelt and Curry counties overnight. Days two through seven. Thursday through Tuesday. As another storm system approaches New Mexico from the west Thursday, strong to very strong winds will develop across the northeast highlands from Las Vegas north to Raton Pass and east to Capulin and Des Moines. Additionally, there is a chance for thunderstorms near the Texas border each night Thursday through the weekend. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is not anticipated.

Special Weather Statement. Near freezing temperatures possible for the estancia valley and far northeast highlands tonight. While the higher elevations of western and northern New Mexico will dip to or below freezing tonight, areas in the Estancia Valley and Far Northeast Highlands will also see near freezing temperatures tonight. Agricultural interests and those with sensitive plants may want to consider protecting plants from cold temperatures tonight. Freezing temperatures will likely not impact a significant portion of these zones, but will certainly be possible for lower areas near Estancia to Willard as well as Raton.

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Tue, 21 May: Mostly sunny, with Hazards – H: 67°, L: 41°

Today’s Albuquerque New Mexico weather forcast, reported at 5:16 AM on Tuesday, the 21st of May. Today, mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Next, Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Wednesday, sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Then later, Wednesday Night, mostly clear, with a low around 50. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Sunrise today will be at 5:58 am and the sun will set at 8:07 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central New Mexico. Day one. Today and Tonight. The strongest winds of the week are forecast for today with gusts as high as 60 to 65 mph through the I-40 corridor of east-central New Mexico as well as along the I-25 corridor from Las Vegas to Raton Pass. Strong southwest winds will remain Wednesday, becoming less intense each day through the end of the week. Days two through seven. Wednesday through Monday. Strong southwest winds will continue on Wednesday, becoming less intense each day through the end of the week. As another storm system approaches New Mexico from the west during the weekend, strong to possibly severe thunderstorms are possible near the Texas border. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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Mon, 20 May: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – H: 68°, L: 41°

Today’s weather forecast for Albuquerque New Mexico, as of 5:15 AM on Monday, the 20th of May. Today, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southwest 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. And then, Tonight, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers between 9pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. West wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Tuesday, mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Then, Tuesday Night, partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Sunrise today will be at 5:59 am and the sun will set at 8:07 pm.

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Sun, 19 May: Partly sunny, with Hazards – H: 76°, L: 54°

Albuquerque’s weather outlook for today, created at 5:15 AM on Sunday, the 19th of May. Today, partly sunny, with a high near 76. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Then later, Tonight, mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Monday, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Then later, Monday Night, a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers between 7pm and 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Sunrise today will be at 6:00 am and the sun will set at 8:06 pm.

There is one local weather hazard at the time of this report. Here’s that local weather hazard.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central New Mexico. Day one. Today and Tonight. Showers and thunderstorms will develop over far eastern New Mexico late tonight then move northeast toward the Texas state line through sunrise Monday. A few of these storms may become severe with large hail, damaging winds, and minor flooding, especially within Curry, Quay, and Union counties. Days two through seven. Monday through Saturday. A couple severe thunderstorms may linger near the Texas state line Monday morning with large hail, damaging winds, and minor flooding possible. The focus will then shift to strong southwest winds Monday afternoon over much of central and eastern New Mexico. Wind gusts in excess of 60 mph are possible over Lincoln and Chaves counties. Light snow accumulations are then possible over the high terrain of northern and western New Mexico Monday night. The focus will then shift back to widespread strong west winds Tuesday when gusts of 50 to 60 mph are possible over central and eastern New Mexico. Strong southwest winds will return Wednesday ahead of the weather system approaching from the west. Extended computer models are indicating a weather pattern conducive to daily rounds of severe thunderstorms over far eastern New Mexico Thursday through Saturday. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation may be required early Monday morning over the far eastern counties of New Mexico.

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Sat, 18 May: Sunny, with Hazards – H: 72°, L: 46°

Albuquerque’s forecast for today, as of 5:15 AM on Saturday, the 18th of May. Today, sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Then later, Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming east 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Sunday, partly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with an east wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Then, Sunday Night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Sunrise today will be at 6:00 am and the sun will set at 8:05 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central New Mexico. Day one. Today and Tonight. Strong west and northwest winds will gust up to 50 mph this afternoon until almost sunset from around Las Vegas and Clines Corners southeastward to around Tucumcari, Clovis and Portales. Days two through seven. Sunday through Friday. An upper level low pressure system will pass eastward over the Colorado and New Mexico border Monday and Monday night with multiple weather hazards. The storm system will draw the dryline into the far eastern plains with a risk of severe thunderstorms there Sunday night into Monday. Southwest winds may reach 50 mph across southern and eastern parts of the forecast area Monday, except near 60 mph along and just east of the south central mountains. A few inches of snow accumulation are expected in the northern mountains above 8500 feet Monday night. Tuesday and Wednesday, the potential exists for southwest wind gusts to 50 mph along and east of the central mountain chain. Thursday night, dryline thunderstorms may again turn severe east of a line from Roswell to Tucumcari. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation may be required due to severe thunderstorms in counties along New Mexico`s eastern border Sunday night and especially Monday, then again Thursday night east of a line from Roswell to Tucumcari.

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Fri, 17 May: Mostly sunny, with Hazards – H: 75°, L: 45°

Albuquerque’s weather forecast for today, as of 5:15 AM on Friday, the 17th of May. Today, mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Next, Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 45. Saturday, sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Next, Saturday Night, partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Sunrise today will be at 6:01 am and the sun will set at 8:04 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central New Mexico. Day one. Today and Tonight. Southwest winds will gust up to 50 mph across northeast and east central areas, as well the south central mountains and adjacent high plains this afternoon until almost sunset. Days two through seven. Saturday through Thursday. Saturday, west and northwest winds may reach 50 mph again from Clines Corners eastward down the I-40 corridor and across the Caprock. An upper level low pressure system will pass eastward over the Colorado and New Mexico border Monday and Monday night with multiple weather hazards. The storm system will draw the dryline into the far eastern plains with a risk of severe thunderstorms there Sunday night and especially Monday. Southwest winds may reach 50 mph on Monday across the south central mountains, the adjacent high plains, and much of east central and northeast New Mexico. A few inches of snow accumulation will be possible in the northern mountains above 8500 feet Monday night. Tuesday, the potential exists for wind gusts to 50 mph along and east of the central mountain chain. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation may be required in counties along New Mexico`s eastern border Sunday night and especially Monday.

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Thu, 16 May: Partly sunny, with Hazards – H: 87°, L: 54°

Today’s weather conditions for Albuquerque New Mexico, as of 5:15 AM on Thursday, the 16th of May. Today, partly sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Then later, Tonight, partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight. Friday, mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Then later, Friday Night, mostly clear, with a low around 47. West wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Sunrise today will be at 6:02 am and the sun will set at 8:04 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central New Mexico. Day one. Today and Tonight. There is a marginal risk of severe thunderstorms across the east central and southeast plains today, including the east slopes of the south central mountains. Days two through seven. Friday through Wednesday. Friday, southwest wind gusts may reach 50 mph along the east slopes of the central mountain chain and across much of the eastern plains. Monday and Tuesday, a storm system will cross from the west with the potential for a few to several inches of late season snow accumulation mainly in the northern mountains. Southwest winds may reach 50 mph on Monday across the south central mountains and adjacent high plains. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is not expected.

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