It’s time to think about heat exhaustion & heat stroke

81 Views   Knowing the difference can save your life Triple-digit temperatures are now extending from Southern New Mexico to the Albuquerque metro area. While it happens every year, doctors warn not to take it for granted. KOAT UNM Medical Expert Dr. Abinash Achrekar reminds everyone of the importance of staying hydrated.

Heat dome to bring triple-digit temps Thursday

64 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A heat dome could trap some of us in New Mexico with triple-digit temperatures Thursday on the hottest day of the year so far. That is thanks to a high-pressure ridge. That will move out Friday, which will increase our chance of rain and our winds.

Warmer temperatures, with storms in eastern New Mexico

73 Views   Tuesday morning is clear, milder and calm. For most of the state, it will be a sunny day, with light winds and warmer temperatures. Temperatures will climb today, thanks to high pressure, and 80s, 90s and 100s are back in the forecast.

Memorial Day weekend weather outlook for New Mexico

75 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Some people consider Memorial Day weekend as the unofficial start of summer. It’s generally sunny, so don’t forget to take the sunscreen. But there may be some gusty winds that could affect your plans this holiday weekend.

Scattered showers, thunderstorms expected across New Mexico Thursday

82 Views   Scattered showers and thunderstorms are pushing through the middle Rio Grande Valley, including the Metro, and other parts of northern, western and southern New Mexico. A low pressure system is moving over the state, and a backdoor cold front is pushing through the Rio Grande Valley.