Eric DoBroka, KRQE News 13

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KRQE News 13

Nevada, United States

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Past articles by Eric:

Spring warmth arrives this weekend

Beautiful spring weather is finally spilling into our state this weekend. High temps have soared into the lower 60s for the ABQ metro, lower 50s for Santa Fe, but 70° in Roswell and Alamogordo. We can thank mainly sunny skies and breezier southwesterly winds. They were a little stronger than Friday with peak gusts 35-45 […] → Read More

Warm weekend ahead as winds increase

It’s a great start to the weekend with early spring warmth arriving and melting all the snow from yesterday. In its wake, our skies are mainly clear this afternoon as temps rebounded into the lower 50s for the ABQ metro. Roswell is even milder with temps in the upper 60s to around 70°, but our […] → Read More

Storm moves out, winds calm down overnight

Our winter storm has quickly moved out of the state tonight. We’re still seeing a couple stray showers far southeast and stronger wind gusts in the Sacramento Mountains southward into Carlsbad. Earlier today, we saw rain, snow, wind, and colder temps. The ABQ metro saw some rain and snow showers along with some snow pellets […] → Read More

Cold and clear start west, freezing fog east

Good Sunday morning everyone! We’re seeing freezing fog for the northeast plains this morning. It’s causing issues with reduced visibility and some slick roads. So allow extra time this morning out that way. This is because the backdoor front is moving through. Bitterly cold temperatures are pushing south through the Great Plains this morning with […] → Read More

Cloudier west, clearing skies east

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Storm number two has left the state after some scattered rain showers over southern NM and scattered snow showers west. Around an inch or so fell over the higher terrain in Catron and Cibola counties. Clouds are already breaking up over eastern NM as winds begin picking up. High wind watches are in […] → Read More

Bitter cold temps east, stronger winds push west

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Well it’s here! The arctic blast of frigid temperatures and bitter wind chills is now slamming all of eastern New Mexico this afternoon. Wind chills are between -15° to -30° for Clayton, Raton, and Clovis. Highs will stay in the single digits all afternoon there as the front banks along the central […] → Read More

Clear skies, cold temps overnight

Our great stretch of weekend weather continues Sunday after a very mild and quiet Saturday statewide. We saw abundant sunshine, above average temps, and calmer winds. Highs topped out in the middle 50 for the ABQ metro and lower 60s south. Clear skies will rapidly drop temps overnight. Come Sunday morning, lows will be quite […] → Read More

Steady rain continues tonight

The heavier rain arrived just in time to wreck havoc with the Twinkle of Lights Parade unfortunately. A pretty narrow, but steady band of rain dumped nearly 1″ of rain in northern parts of Socorro County bordering with Valencia County into the South Valley. The persistent showers will continue overnight into Sunday morning before slowly […] → Read More

Cold and clear tonight, wind gusts gradually increase

The day started out with some snow showers for our northern mountains. Parts of Taos County even collected 4-5″ with the Taos Ski Valley even receiving 8″ of snow thanks to some upslope flow. Skies quickly cleared from west to east late morning as the state saw abundant sunshine Sunday. But now, another more powerful […] → Read More

Rain, snow showers continue in southeast New Mexico

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A pretty strong storm continues this evening for parts of southeastern NM bringing rain and snow showers particularly southeast of Roswell. Winter storm warnings are still in effect through Saturday morning for the Sacramento Mountains where already 5-8″ fell. More scattered activity is expected through the overnight period into early Saturday with […] → Read More

Temps plummet once again tonight

Clear skies and very dry air continue dominating our state tonight. Temperatures are plummeting thanks to this and also calm wind speeds. Chances for light freezing fog continue tonight closer to Clovis and Portales, but it won’t be as widespread. Brilliant blue skies earlier today, helped turn our temperatures around with highs rebounding into the […] → Read More

Cold morning with mainly clear skies

Good Saturday morning everyone! We’re waking up to some of the coldest conditions since late March as lows dipped into the upper 20s for Albuquerque. So bundle up this morning as you head outside. Thankfully, the winds won’t be as impactful for the western half of the state. However, east of the central mountain chain […] → Read More

Cold Friday with clearing skies into the weekend

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Certainly feels like winter this afternoon throughout the state! Wind chills are well below freezing for the northern half of New Mexico. Temperatures will remain a solid 15° below average for highs today. This means the ABQ metro will barely reach 50°, with other areas north remaining in the 40s. So bundle […] → Read More

Widespread rain Saturday throughout New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The beat goes on for us with our continued cool, damp, and cloudy pattern. In addition, we’ll see widespread rain showers throughout the day. The steadier rain is south in Socorro County currently but is moving northwards towards the ABQ metro this morning. This could impact Balloon Fiesta in the next couple […] → Read More

Dry and mild overnight

Our temperatures were all over the board today, but overall it was a rather pleasant September day. This is fall weather at its finest where we experience all four seasons in one. Many areas in the northern mountain were near or below freezing this morning. Other areas, like Roswell, are still feeling summer’s heat with […] → Read More

Showers move out, drier conditions arrive

Hope you enjoyed the rain this afternoon! It’ll be the last of it for awhile. Our weather pattern is already changing as some drier air is beginning to arrive north. Two predominant bands of rain/storms developed earlier today, dropping some locally heavy rainfall in parts of the state. Grant collected 0.64″, whereas Las Vegas, T […] → Read More

Showers slowly fading to mainly cloudy skies, muggy overnight

Overall our state enjoyed fairly decent storm coverage Saturday with more than half the state seeing rainfall. Storms broke out across the metro as well bringing many lighter rain to the city. But that wasn’t the case in the mountains. More torrential rainfall produced localized flash flooding near the burn cars. Slow storm motion produced […] → Read More

Storms pushing into the metro this evening

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – First the high heat this afternoon and now the storms are arriving. High temps soared into the triple digits across both eastern and southern NM. But now, finally, the metro is seeing some rain after a 12-day break (at the Sunport, officially). Expect some locally heavy downpours throughout the evening with the […] → Read More

Heavy rain moves north this evening

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – It’s a weekend soaker for most of New Mexico with heavy rain moving into the northern mountains Saturday night. We’ve already collected widespread totals of 1-2″ for parts of Santa Fe, Las Vegas, and Santa Rosa. Flash flooding will continue to be the biggest threat tonight as the core of the heavy rain […] → Read More

Extreme wind, fire danger this afternoon

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – First the record heat Saturday and now, the extreme winds and fire danger for today. We’re starting our Sunday with very warm temps across central and eastern NM. We’re already seeing temperatures cool northwest to southeast as a cold front is moving through the state. This is all part of a very strong […] → Read More