Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS85 KABQ 220133
Weather Summary for Northern and Central NM
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
733 PM MDT FRI OCT 21 2016
An upper level ridge of high pressure dominates the region
bringing sunny skies to the Land of Enchantment today with
light to breezy winds and above normal temperatures. Afternoon
high temperatures ranged from the 50s to upper 60s over higher
terrain to the upper 60s to lower 80s over lower terrain. Clear
skies are in store for tonight with light winds. Overnight low
temperatures will range from the mid 20s to 30s over north
central areas and over lower terrain in the west and over the
Estancia valley to the lower 40s to mid 50s over higher terrain
over the west and over the middle to lower Rio Grande river
valley, over south central areas and over the eastern plains.
The center of the upper level ridge shifts to the east over the
weekend allowing a few clouds to move into the region on Sunday.
Skies will be sunny on Saturday with afternoon high temperatures
ranging from the mid 50s to lower 70s over higher terrain to the
mid 70s to upper 80s over lower terrain. Mostly sunny skies are in
store for Sunday with afternoon highs slightly warmer over central
and eastern areas.