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Tuesday storm bringing wind, rain, snow, and chilly temperatures

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – This afternoon and evening will be breezy with wind gusts out of the southwest, up to around 25 to 35 mph. Skies will stay mostly sunny and dry, and temperatures will warm up a few degrees from Sunday. The next strong storm arrives Tuesday morning, bringing rain

A wet week ahead for New Mexico

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A wet week of weather is ahead for New Mexico as two storm systems bring widespread rainfall. Heavy rain and storms will be possible for some, while the northern mountains could see their first snowfall of the season.

Fall system brings first frost and freeze temperatures to some

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Winds will be breezy from the northwest Monday, but the weather will stay dry. A cold front will cross the state Monday night, bringing gusty winds to eastern New Mexico as well as the east canyon winds to the metro by Tuesday morning through midday. Much cooler temperatures

‘Unhealthy’ air quality hits Albuquerque from California

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Waking up on Sunday morning hazy skies were apparent around Albuquerque. “We’re having a lot of smoke today from California wildfires, and it’s pretty bad. We are in the unhealthy-for-everyone group, as far as air quality goes,” said Jeff Stonesifer who oversees air pollution programming for Albuquerque.

Belen seeks emergency declaration after devastating flooding

BELEN, N.M. — The Belen mayor said state reps are there this week assessing the damage to see if they can issue an emergency declaration after the city saw major flooding last week. Exactly a week ago, intense rain caused major flooding and damage to more than a thousand structures in