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How to apply for unemployment checks if you can't work because of wildfires

New Mexicans could be eligible for up to 26 weeks of unemployment assistance → Read More

Executive order signed: Less paperwork for New Mexico teachers

The executive order aims to reduce the administrative paperwork teachers must do by 25% in the upcoming school year. → Read More

Partly cloudy & breezy/windy afternoon

Temperatures will be a few degrees cooler today, thunderstorms likely in Eastern NM tomorrow → Read More

If you evacuated to ABQ: where to meet with FEMA reps, get access to free lodging and emergency supplies

If you need access to free hotel lodging in Albuquerque, call 505-244-8604. → Read More

Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak fire nears 300,000 acres, what makes fire behavior difficult to predict

There are several key variables that affect how fires behave, these include fuel, topography and weather. → Read More

UNM Hospital data: more than 500 people treated for firearm injuries in 2020

In 2020, UNM Hospital staff treated 516 people for firearm injuries. APD data shows 55 people were killed as a result from gunshot wounds. → Read More

Gusty & Dusty Mother's Day.

The entire state is under a red flag warning. Southwesterly gusts up to 45-55mph possible. → Read More

Red sun over Las Vegas as more families prepare to evacuate

“I think to myself. What would I do if like everything burned with four kids?” the Marquez family said. → Read More

Fire danger & severe storms possible.

Severe thunderstorms are possible in Eastern New Mexico bringing lightning, damaging winds, hail, and a possible tornado. → Read More

Families evacuated by fires share heartbreak of the unknown

"We have nothing, no appliances, no dishes, so we're going to be starting over from scratch," Jan Hurst said. → Read More

San Miguel County residents displaced by fires find refuge

Most families displaced are staying with family, friends or in hotels. Some coming to the shelter to get hot meals. → Read More

Below average temperatures & sunny skies

LITTLE BIT BUT TAKE A LOOKT A SAIL DEL NORTE TRAFFIC LOOKING FANTASTIC IF YOU’RE HEADED OUT THE DOOROR F AN EARLY MORNING BRUNCH. YOUR GIRL HERE IS REAL HUNGER. I COULD USE LIKE SOME WAFFLES OR SOME PCAANKE SELL IT WITH SOME BACON, OF COURSE AND A HASH BROWN MAYBE HOPEFULLYOU Y CAN’T HEAR MY OMSTACH GROWLING BECAUSE I WAS JUST COMPLAINING AUTBO THAT EARLIER. GOOD MORNING EVERYBODY. I HOPE YOU’RE… → Read More

Cool & Breezy Saturday

TIPS IN THE BACKGROUND IF YOU ARE HEADED OUT THE DOOR GRAB A LIGHT JACKET BECAUSE THOSE PESKY WIND. ARE HERE TO STAY HERE STELLA THWI YOUR FORECAST. THEY SURE ARE SASHA. THOSE WINS ARE GONNA CONTINUE TO LAND AROUND THROUGHHE T MORNING AND INTO THE AFTERNOON, BUT THANKFULLY NOT AS WINDY AS IT WAS YESTERDAY TAKING A LIVE. LOOK OVER AT PASEO. YOU CAN SEE ALL OF THAT GREEN. I’M LOVING SPRINGTIMECE… → Read More

AG's office assigning agents to close cases of missing and murdered Indigenous peoples

"In the past month, since the bill was passed... We've assigned multiple agents, multiple victim advocates, and we will be reaching out to other law enforcement agencies to check the status of these cases," Attorney General Hector Balderas said. → Read More

Partly Cloudy & Breezy, More Gusts Tomorrow

RUNNERS. IT IS A HARD ONE. IT IS HARD TO QUALIFY. TODD: PLUS, 26.2 MILES AND SOME OF THEM RUN SO FAST THE ENTIRE TIME. STELLA: WERE A STARTING TO SEE SOME GREEN FROM ALL THE TREES STARTING TO SPROUT. I’M CHECKING SOME SMOKE, IMPACTING NEW MEXICO. IT WILL BE WINDY BY TOMORROW. WE ARE IN F AOR WEEK OF COOL TEMPERATURES. LET’S TAKE A LOOK. ALL THE WAY DOWN TO HOBBES AND CARLSBAD. WE HAVE THIS FIRE… → Read More

Warm Easter Sunday with light breezes

HEY GOOD SUNDAY MORNING EASTER TO ALL OF YOU. HAPPY EASTER TO ALL OF YOU WHO CELEBRATE. WE ARE TAKING LIVE. LOOK OVER AT SANTA FE PLAZA CRUISE. I’VE LAID SOME FRESH GRASS DOWN THERE. SO CERTAINLY A NEIC AFTERNOON TO GO FOR A STROLL. GOOD MORNING TO EVERYBODY ACROSS THE STATE WHERE I’M TRACKINGO T SMOKE IN THE NORTH WEST CORNERS OF OUR STATE AS WLEL AS SOME ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES OVER THE… → Read More

Mostly Sunny Saturday & Breezy/Windy

AND ABOUT ON COORS BYPASS, BUT LOOK AT THE HAZE THAT’S IN OUR SKY FROM ALL THE WILDFIRES ACROSS OUR STATE CREWSHO W ARE BATTLING THEM DOING A GREAT JOB, BUT THE WINDSRE A PLAYING A MAJOR ROLE AND WE THOSE WILL BE BACK YET AGAIN TODAY. HERE’S STELLA WITH YROU FORECAST. YOU HAVE THE FIREFIGHTERS JUST CAN’T CATCH A BREAK. WE’RE IN FOR ANOTHER WIND. AFTERNOON, BUT MOSTLY AN IMPACT THE NORTHWEST… → Read More

Valencia County community steps up to help those threatened by bosque fire

As the bosque fire threatened family homes, members in the community came together to help their neighbors. → Read More

Strong winds & high fire danger

ANGELES. THEY HAVE BEEN EXPERIENCING A HEAT WAVE, TEMPERATURES IN THE 80’S AND 90’S. HERE IN NEW MEXICO, WERE A EXPERIENCING FIRE DANGER AND TOUGH WINDS. STELLA: STRONG WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY, DRY CONDITIONS. WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO THE MOISTURE ON TUESDAY. WAKING UP, NOT TOO COLD, ALREADY BREEZY. TRACKING CHANCES FOR RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW, WHICH IS WHAWET NEED. THAT SANDIA CAMP SHOWING WINDS… → Read More

Sunny with high fire danger

MORNING. IT WARMED START, BUT BRACE YOURSELF FOR WINDS THIS AFTERNOON. STELLA: WINDS UPWDARSF O 40-45 H.MP SANTA FPLE AZA, THEY ARE WORKING TO BEAUTIFY IT. WARMER THIS MORNING THAN THE LAST FEW DAYS. SUNSNEHI FILLED SATURDAY, STRONG WIND GUSTS EXPECDTE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT ALL DAY. 40-45 MPH GUSTS. ALSO TRACKING SINGLE DIGIT HUMIDITY LEVELS. ALSO, WARM… → Read More