Kristen’s Friday Morning Forecast

Spotty storms & warm temps for first weekend in May

FRIDAY: A cool start to our day with morning temperatures in the 40s and 50s across the state. Afternoon temperatures will be similar to Thursday, if not, slightly warmer – expect another day of 70s and 80s. Spotty storms and showers are likely to return by late day with northern,northeastern and central NM favored for development. Gusty winds, thunder/lightning and light rain is likely with any storm development.

SATURDAY: Another round of thunderstorms and showers is expected by late afternoon with partly to mostly cloudy skies filling in over the area. Afternoon temperatures will be a touch cooler than Friday but still comfortable in the 60s, 70s and 80s.

SUNDAY: Although not as widespread, spot showers and thunderstorms are possible Sunday afternoon. High temperatures will keep to the 60s, 70s and 80s – most areas above average for this time of year. Mostly to partly sunny conditions will settle in over the area.

NEXT WEEK: A much bigger storm will take shape by early next week. Better rain chances and cooler temps look likely for the majority of the state by Tuesday and Wednesday. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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