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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
626 PM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BECAME WIDESPREAD ACROSS PORTIONS OF
EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO TODAY...PRODUCING AREAS OF
LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND SMALL HAIL. A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT AIDED THE
THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT PROCESS AS IT MOVED SOUTHWEST ACROSS THE
PLAINS. IT WAS A LESS ACTIVE DAY ACROSS THE REST OF THE STATE WITH
ONLY ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THAT PRODUCED LITTLE TO NO
RAINFALL. THROUGH 6 PM...THE HIGHEST RAINFALL TOTALS INCLUDE 1.57
INCHES NEAR BONITO LAKE...1.25 INCHES SOUTHWEST OF YESO...AND 0.79
INCHES NEAR RUIDOSO DOWNS. HIGH TEMPERATURES REMAINED ABOVE NORMAL
FOR MOST OF THE STATE...WITH BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOUND
BEHIND THE COLD FRONT. SOME OF THE NOTABLE HIGHS INCLUDE 93
DEGREES IN FARMINGTON...85 DEGREES IN CLAYTON...AND 104 DEGREES IN
ROSWELL.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL SLOWLY DISSIPATE THIS
EVENING...WITH THE ACTION ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS SHIFTING
FARTHER EAST. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS BETWEEN A QUARTER
OF AN INCH AND AN INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR THE EAST CENTRAL
PLAINS...WITH LITTLE ACCUMULATION ELSEWHERE. THE BACKDOOR COLD
FRONT WILL CONTINUE ITS TREK SOUTHWEST...CREATING SOME GUSTY WINDS
WITHIN THE GAPS OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OVERNIGHT. LOW
TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 40S AND 50S ACROSS THE
NORTHERN MOUNTAINS TO THE MID 60S AND LOWER 70S ACROSS THE
SOUTHEAST PLAINS.

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