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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1006 AM MDT TUE MAY 3 2016

SKIES OVER THE REGION THIS MORNING ARE MOSTLY SUNNY TO PARTLY
CLOUDY. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE ALONG WITH A WEAK BACK DOOR
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE STATE TODAY. THIS COMBINED WITH
DIURNAL HEATING WILL BRING A CHANCE OF ISOLATED AFTERNOON THROUGH
EARLY EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO ALL AREAS TODAY EXCEPT
FOR THE FAR NORTHWEST. WINDS BEHIND THE BACK DOOR COLD FRONT WILL
BE BREEZY TO GUSTY. THE FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTH OVER THE
EASTERN PLAINS AND TO THE WEST REACHING THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN
EARLY THIS EVENING. BREEZY TO GUSTY EAST WINDS AT 20 TO 25 MPH ARE
EXPECTED OVER WEST FACING CANYONS ALONG THE SANDIA AND MANZANO
MOUNTAINS AND OVER THE NORTHERN TULAROSA BASIN JUST WEST OF THE
JICARILLA MOUNTAINS THIS EVENING. HIGH TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON
WILL RANGE FROM THE 40S TO 50S OVER HIGHER TERRAIN TO THE 60S TO
70S OVER LOWER TERRAIN.

AS THE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE DROPS SOUTH OF THE STATE THIS
EVENING AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE STARTS TO BUILD
INTO THE REGION FROM THE WEST. FOR TONIGHT SKIES WILL BECOME
MOSTLY CLEAR WITH WINDS DIMINISHING DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.
OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM THE 20S TO LOWER 30S
OVER NORTH CENTRAL AREAS TO THE MID 30S TO MID 40S ELSEWHERE.
WITH HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE STATE ON WEDNESDAY SKIES WILL BE
MOSTLY SUNNY. AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL WARM NICELY INTO
THE 50S TO UPPER 60S OVER HIGHER TERRAIN TO THE UPPER 60S TO
LOWER 80S OVER LOWER TERRAIN.

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