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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
618 PM MST FRI FEB 5 2016

BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON IMPACTED NEW MEXICO
WITH ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS ACROSS THE EXTREME EAST CENTRAL AND
AND SOUTHEAST PLAINS. LOOK FOR MOST OF THE SHOWERS TO TAPER OFF
AFTER SUNSET. ELSEWHERE SKIES WERE MOSTLY SUNNY ACROSS THE REGION
BUT WITH COLD AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURES. SOME NOTABLE HIGH
TEMPERATURES TODAY INCLUDE 25 DEGREES AT ANGEL FIRE...30  DEGREES
AT TAOS...39 DEGREES AT GRANTS AND GALLUP...AND 54 DEGREES AT
ROSWELL AIRPORT.

LOOK FOR ANOTHER VERY CHILLY NIGHT ACROSS THE STATE...WITH SKIES
MOSTLY CLEAR TONIGHT AND WITH A STRONG DRY AIRMASS IN PLACE.
BREEZY TO GUSTY WIND CONDITIONS WILL DIMINISH SOMEWHAT AFTER
SUNSET. LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM BELOW ZERO
TEMPERATURES TO THE TEENS ACROSS NORTHERN NEW MEXICO...AND OVER
THE WESTERN AREAS OF THE STATE. ELSEWHERE LOWS WILL RANGE FROM
THE TEENS TO 20S IN THE SOUTHERN LOWLANDS. EXPECT A COLD START
SATURDAY MORNING ACROSS THE STATE...OTHERWISE AFTERNOON HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMER. BREEZY TO WINDY CONDITIONS ARE
FORECAST ALONG THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN AND EAST CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO.

A WEAK BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL MARCH ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS
SUNDAY AND MONDAY...AND KEEP TEMPERATURES DOWN SOMEWHAT ACROSS
THE EASTERN PLAINS. TEMPERATURES WILL REBOUND TO ABOVE AVERAGE
LEVELS UNDER A HIGH RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE REGION
TUESDAY...CONTINUING THROUGH THE WORK WEEK.

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RTJ


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