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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1019 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

A BEAUTIFUL MORNING TO START THE DAY WITH ABOVE NORMAL OVERNIGHT
LOW TEMPERATURES AREAWIDE AND MID TO HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS STREAMING
ACROSS THE EAST. LOWS BEGAN TO TREND DOWN SLIGHT ACROSS THE WEST
AND CENTRAL WHILE CONTINUING TO INCREASE ACROSS THE EAST. SOME
PRELIMINARY LOWS THIS MORNING...TUCUMCARI 63...RATON 45...ALBUQUERQUE
53 AND GLENWOOD 39. ANOTHER WINDY DAY IS IN STORE AS AN UPPER
LEVEL SYSTEM APPROACHES. WINDS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE DURING THE
LATE MORNING HOURS ACROSS THE NORTHEAST EXPANDING TO ALL AREAS BY
MID AFTERNOON. SOUTHWEST AND WEST WINDS SUSTAINED AT 20 TO 30 MPH
WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED. WIDESPREAD CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL ALSO OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON. THERE IS A
SLIGHT CHANCE FOR SOME SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A THUNDERSTORM IN
NORTH CENTRAL AREAS. DAYTIME HIGHS WILL TREND DOWN ACROSS MOST
AREAS WITH LOCATIONS ACROSS THE WEST AND THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS IN
THE 60S...THE LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS IN
THE 80S.

THURSDAY WE WILL SEE A BRIEF BREAK FROM WIND AS WE RETURN TO DRY
WESTERLY FLOW. TEMPERATURES WILL COOL IN RESPONSE TO A COLD
FRONT...MOST NOTICEABLE ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS. TEMPERATURES
WILL REBOUND INTO FRIDAY WITH ALL AREAS RETURNING TO ABOVE NORMAL
READINGS. WINDS WILL INCREASE INTO FRIDAY AREAWIDE AS ANOTHER
SYSTEM APPROACHES WITH THE CONTINUED POTENTIAL FOR CRITICAL FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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AAM





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