Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS85 KABQ 071341
Weather Summary for Northern and Central NM
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
641 AM MST Wed Dec 7 2016
Skies have been cloudy over the southern half of New Mexico this
morning. Temperatures are near their lows this morning, with teens
over the northern mountains and northeast plains, with 20s and 30s
at southern and western locales.
A backdoor cold front will push south across the eastern plains
today, coupled with an arctic air mass pushing in from the west
later today. Highs will top off in the 20s and 30s in the
mountains and higher elevations to 40s and low 50s at lower
Temperatures will take a sharp drop tonight, especially over the
eastern plains where lows will be 20 to 25 degrees below normal.
Temperatures for many areas in the northern mountains and
northeast plains will not go above freezing for 48 hours. Lows
Wednesday night will range from near 0 and single digits in the
northern mountains and northeast plains, to teens and low 20s for
the western mountains, lower Rio Grande Valley, and southeast
plains. Temperatures will warm back up to climatological norms heading
into the weekend.