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Weather Summary for Northern and Central NM
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
753 PM MDT SUN JUL 24 2016

Sufficient moisture combined with afternoon heating today kicked
off scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms initially over
higher terrain then drifting into the lower elevations. Rainfall
accumulations were generally light to moderate. A few thunderstorms
though produced heavy downpours with several locations reporting
over an inch of rainfall along with minor flooding. Gusty winds
were also reported. A wind gust to 45 mph was reported with a
thunderstorm at the airport in Raton this afternoon and pea size
hail was reported in Clayton. Afternoon high temperatures today
generally ranged from the mid 70s to 80s over higher terrain to
the 90s to mid 100s over lower terrain.

Convective activity will diminish this evening with most activity
dying out by midnight although there is chance of isolated showers
and thunderstorms lingering through the night. Overnight low
temperatures will generally range from the upper 40s to 50s over
higher terrain to the 60s to lower 70s over lower terrain.
Subtropical high pressure over New Mexico will drift toward the
Great Basin area beginning Monday allowing gulf moisture to seep
into the state from the southeast. Scattered to numerous showers
and thunderstorms are expected to develop again on Monday as the
day progresses. Afternoon high temperatures on Monday will be
slightly cooler.


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