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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1051 AM MDT TUE SEP 23 2014

DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS PERSISTED
WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN IN CENTRAL SOCORRO COUNTY...WESTERN
VALENCIA COUNTY...AND NORTHERN SANTA FE COUNTY. PRECIPITATION
REPORTS FOR THE SANTA FE AREA RANGED FROM ONE TO TWO INCHES. ONE
AND ONE HALF INCHES WAS REPORTED IN MAGDALENA WITH NEARLY THREE
QUARTERS OF AN INCH IN BOSQUE DEL APACHE. AS THE RAIN GRADUALLY
ENDED...AREAS OF LOW CLOUDS AND FOG DEVELOPED MAINLY EAST OF THE
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. LAS VEGAS...ROSWELL AND SIERRA BLANCA AIRPORT
REPORTED FOG DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS...BUT AREAS OF PATCY
FOG AND LOW CLOUDS ALSO DEVELOPED IN PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND NORTH
CENTRAL NEW MEXICO WITH FOG RESTRICTING VISIBILITIES IN GRANTS TO
LESS THAN ONE HALF OF A MILE FOR FOUR HOURS THIS MORNING.

WITH DRY AIR WORKING INTO THE AREA FROM THE WEST...CLOUDS WILL
LIFT AND SCOUR OUT DURING THE MORNING HOURS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE LIMITED TO THE HIGHER TERRAIN...AND
ESPECIALLY THE SOUTHWEST AND SOUTHCENTRAL MOUNTAINS. ONCE
DEVELOPED...THEY WILL TRACK TO THE EAST OR SOUTHEAST. TEMPERATURES
WILL WARM ALL AREAS TODAY...BY ABOUT 5 DEGREES OVER THE WEST WHERE
HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 70S TO THE LOW 80S.
WARMING WILL BE MORE PRONOUNCED IN THE EAST...WITH AFTERNOON
TEMPERATURES 10 TO 15 DEGREES WARMER THAN THOSE ON MONDAY AND
RANGING FROM THE LOW 70S OVER THE HIGHEST TERRAIN TO THE LOW TO
MID 80S ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS.

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