Forecast By SnowBrains Meteorologist – Eric McNamee
11:00 AM MST, 3/24/2021
Two troughs will make their way through the state today and Thursday/Friday, bringing an additional 6-12″ of snow.
The trough that is over the state will bring the bulk of that snowfall, with less coming Thursday/Friday.
Conditions look to dry out in the long-term and extended.
Resorts that look to see the most snow are Parajito Mountain, Ski Santa Fe, Sipapu, and Taos.
An additional 6-12″ of snow is expected across the mountains of New Mexico through Friday from two troughs.
The trough over the state today will bring 4-6 more inches of snow through the remainder of the day.
Conditions will temporarily clear out tomorrow morning before another trough moves through tomorrow night.
Another 3-6″ is expected out of that trough, with the highest amounts in the southern San Juans.
By Friday night, most snow will taper off.
Getting into the weekend and early next week, conditions look to dry out for the most part as a ridge of high pressure builds over the western US.
Some showers may be possible Sunday, but not much in the way of snow.
Tuesday and Beyond:
Global ensembles are indicating below-average precipitation and above-average temperatures across the region.