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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1024 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014

WARMING WEATHER WAS THE NAME OF THE GAME YESTERDAY AND OVERNIGHT AS
TEMPERATURES REBOUNDED ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. A
PATCH OF HIGH CLOUDS MOVED WEST TO EAST ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH
THE EVENING HOURS BEFORE CLEARING OUT DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.
AFTER THE PREVIOUS NIGHT BROUGHT NEAR RECORD TO RECORD LOW
TEMPERATURES...LOW TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING WERE MORE SEASONABLE
FOR MID APRIL. SOME NOTABLE LOW TEMPERATURES INCLUDE 28 DEGREES IN
ANGEL FIRE...40 DEGREES IN ALBUQUERQUE...AND 42 DEGREES IN
ROSWELL.

TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO CLIMB TODAY...BECOMING NEAR TO
SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL FOR MOST AREAS. A STORM SYSTEM WILL CLIP
NORTHERN NEW MEXICO THIS EVENING AND DEVELOP AREAS OF LIGHT TO
MODERATE RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TO NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO THROUGH
EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. THE MOST SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS
WILL BE LIMITED TO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE FAR NORTHEAST
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS AND RATON RIDGE. A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT
WILL ASSIST IN THE SHOWER GENERATION AS IT PUSHES SOUTH ACROSS THE
EASTERN PLAINS THROUGH THE EVENING. HIGHS TODAY WILL RANGE FROM
THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS TO THE
UPPER 70S TO LOWER 80S ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS.

A COOLER AND LESS WINDY WEATHER THURSDAY WILL BE A TRANSITION AS
THE NEXT STORM SYSTEM BRINGS INCREASED CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

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