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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1049 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS MOSTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES OVER
THE REGION WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE EXTREME SOUTHWEST WHERE SKIES
HAVE BECOME PARTLY CLOUDY. SNOW FELL OVER MUCH OF THE STATE FROM
YESTERDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. AVERAGE SNOW FALL
AMOUNTS DURING THIS TIME WERE LESS THAN SIX INCHES BUT MANY AREAS
REPORTED IN EXCESS OF 12 INCHES. THE SUNPORT IN ALBUQUERQUE HAD A
TOTAL SNOWFALL FROM YESTERDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING
OF OVER 8 INCHES. OVERNIGHT LOWS RANGED FROM THE SINGLE DIGITS AND
TEENS OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS TO
THE 20S TO LOWER 30S OVER WESTERN PARTS OF THE STATE. UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCES MOVING ACROSS THE STATE WILL CONTINUE TO BRING A
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION TO MOST AREAS TODAY. THE MORNING SOUNDING
FROM ALBUQUERQUE SHOWS AN INCREASE IN LOW LEVEL WARM AIR MOVING IN
FROM THE SOUTHWEST. THUS MUCH THE PRECIPITATION OVER THE STATE WILL
CHANGE TO RAIN OR A RAIN SNOW MIX THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHER ELEVATIONS
OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND OVER THE NORTHEAST PLAINS WILL
CONTINUE TO SEE A CHANCE OF SNOW. AFTERNOON HIGHS TODAY WILL RANGE
FROM THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS IN THE
NORTH AND OVER THE NORTHEAST PLAINS TO THE MID 30S TO MID 40S OVER
HIGHER ELEVATIONS ELSEWHERE. LOWER ELEVATION OVER THE WEST AND
SOUTHWEST WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 40S TO LOWER 50S.


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