A weak weather disturbance will increase clouds across NM on Friday but no precipitation is expected. While there will be plenty of high clouds temps will remain warm and winds will be light. Overall, Friday will be a very nice day. However, changes roll in on Saturday. A weak storm currently over the Pacific will slide through the southwest. It will touch off isolated showers and some high mountain snow showers.
By Sunday a strong cold front will plow NE to SW across the state. Rain showers and snow will favor the NE and northern mtns during the day Sunday. The front will squeeze through the Tijeras canyon into the Albuquerque metro area late Sunday. East winds will crank up in a big way and temps will crated 20°+ by Monday.
On another note, the latest El Nino report is out from the CPC. Here is a link to the report. The take away is the likelihood of El Nino is increasing. Not only that but if we do see an El Nino it is trending stronger.