Snow has been falling in the Four Corners region and more is headed for Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico as a low pressure system develops and scatters in Pacific moisture for the Four Corners Region. Over a foot of snow has fallen in the higher elevations of New Mexico.
Winter Storm Watches have been issued across northern New Mexico and the far southern extent of Colorado through this evening (Wednesday). Snowfall totals between 6-12″ are likely and above 7500 feet isolated totals up to 18″ are possible.
Precipitation will widespread around this system through this afternoon (Wednesday), bringing pockets of heavy valley rain and higher mountain snow through Tuesday. Some of this snow will extend northward into the Wasatch Valley and Colorado Rockies. The precipitation will diminish into early Thursday.
As mentioned in the winter weather alerts, some spots see between 4-8″ in the purple shades and others in the pink may see up to 12″.
Albuquerque will be one of the most populated cities to see rain and snow potential, followed by a stretch of dry and warmer weather into early next week.