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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
626 PM MDT SAT JUL 12 2014

THE UPPER LEVEL HIGH SHIFTED NORTHWEST OVER THE GREAT BASIN THIS
AFTERNOON...RESULTING IN LESS STORM COVERAGE TODAY THAN PREVIOUS
DAYS. STORMS HAVE MAINLY IMPACTED THE WESTERN HIGH TERRAIN AND
NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...WITH MOST VALLEY AREAS REMAINING FAIRLY DRY.
THOUGH DRIER TODAY...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER PATTERN CHANGES WILL LEAD
TO INCREASED STORM ACTIVITY FOR THE NEXT 3 TO 4 DAYS. HIGHS TODAY
REMAINED FAIRLY UNCHANGED...RANGING FROM 78 DEGREES IN ANGEL FIRE
TO 93 DEGREES IN TUCUMCARI.

A WEAK BACKDOOR COLD FRONT CURRENTLY LOCATED OVER SOUTHEAST
COLORADO WILL CREEP INTO NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO TONIGHT. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG AND BEHIND THE FRONT WILL BRING MODERATE TO
HEAVY RAINS TO AREAS LIKE RATON AND CAPULIN THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS. ELSEWHERE...AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL TAPER
OFF AFTER SUNSET...PETERING OUT BY MIDNIGHT. SKIES WILL GRADUALLY
CLEAR ACROSS WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO BY SUNDAY
MORNING...WITH THE NORTHEAST PLAINS REMAINING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 40S AND 50S ACROSS THE
NORTHERN MOUNTAINS TO THE 60S ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS.

THE FRONT WILL CONTINUE PUSHING SOUTH ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS
SUNDAY. THIS WILL CAUSE MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM
ACTIVITY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS AND NORTHEAST PLAINS.

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