Snowfall possible, followed by cooling trend

A strong ridge of high pressure will move east over New Mexico through mid week. Temperatures will average 15 to 25 degrees above normal, with record warmth peaking Wednesday and Thursday. Windy conditions will develop Thursday over eastern New Mexico where an elevated fire risk is possible. A few rain showers and very high elevation snow showers are possible Thursday and Friday, followed by a cooling trend for the weekend. A couple more light showers are possible in eastern New Mexico Sunday night and Monday.

Thursday Weather
Thursday: Fast-moving disturbance passes to the north of New Mexico with enhanced westerly winds to result in windy conditions for much of the north. (National Weather Service Images)
Friday Weather
Friday: Less wind with increased moisture in the developing WSW flow aloft and Increased mid/high clouds. Daytime temperatures will still be above average though trending downward.
Saturday Weather
Saturday: Very spotty precipitation possible mainly in southern areas on Saturday. Otherwise, a cold front is expected to back into the region from the northeast to the southwest with increased moisture and low level east to west flow to increase prospect for some precipitation mainly in the east by Sunday.
Sunday Weather
Sunday