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AWUS85 KABQ 130057
RWSNM
NMZ501>540-131300-

WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
557 PM MST FRI FEB 12 2016

CLEAR SKIES WITH ABUNDANT SUNSHINE AND LIGHT WINDS PREVAILED
TODAY ACROSS THE STATE AS HIGH PRESSURE HOVERED OVER THE REGION.
HIGHS WERE 10 TO 20 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL WITH RECORD TO NEAR
RECORD HIGHS CENTRAL AND WEST. SO FAR GALLUP...GRANTS AND SANTA
FE BROKE RECORD HIGHS TODAY. GALLUP HAD A RECORD HIGH OF 66
DEGREES...GRANTS HAD A RECORD HIGH OF 69 DEGREES AND SANTA FE HAD
A RECORD HIGH OF 65 DEGREES. ANTICIPATE ANOTHER NIGHT OF MOSTLY
CLEAR SKIES AND LIGHT BREEZES ALONG WITH LOWS IN THE 20S NORTH AND
WEST TO 30S ELSEWHERE.

THE WARM AND DRY PERIOD WILL PERSIST OVER THE WEEKEND WITH RECORD
TO NEAR RECORD HIGHS ALONG THE I 40 CORRIDOR WITH PLENTY OF
SUNSHINE IN THE FORECAST. LOCAL BREEZES WILL PICK UP ACROSS THE
HIGH TERRAIN AND ADJACENT EAST SLOPES OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTOS ON
VALENTINES DAY AS A WEAK DISTURBANCE ALOFT TRACKS NORTHEAST OF THE
STATE. LOOK FOR WESTERLY WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH 35 MPH GUSTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. DRY AND TRANQUIL WEATHER LOOKS TO CONTINUE THROUGH
MIDWEEK OF NEXT WEEK.

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