Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS85 KABQ 300150
Weather Summary for Northern and Central NM
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
750 PM MDT SUN MAY 29 2016
Scattered showers and thunderstorms developed over the eastern
plains today. Some of the thunderstorms were severe producing
large hail, heavy downpours and strong winds..Golf ball size hail
fell at a couple of locations near Bard in Quay county and one
inch of rain with a thunderstorm was also reported..Golf ball
size hail was also reported about 6 miles northwest of Melrose..
Gusty winds up to the 45 to 50 mph range were reported in and
around a few thunderstorms..and there was also a report of a
funnel cloud sighted about nine miles northwest of Melrose. Over
western parts of the state skies were mostly sunny to partly
cloudy. Afternoon high temperatures ranged from the 60s to mid
70s over higher terrain to the upper 80s to lower 90s over lower
Skies will be mostly clear to partly cloudy over the eastern
plains tonight with a chance of showers and thunderstorms into
the evening hours. Elsewhere skies overnight will be mostly clear.
Overnight lows will range from the 30s to mid 40s over the central
mountain range and over much of the west to southwest and over
the Estancia valley. The San Juan basin and middle to lower Rio
Grande and San Francisco river valleys and the eastern plains will
see overnight lows ranging from the upper 40s to lower 60s.
Another round of afternoon through evening thunderstorms are in
store for the eastern plains on Monday. There is again a chance
that some of the thunderstorms will be severe. Afternoon high
temperatures will range from the 60s to 70s over higher terrain
to the 80s to mid 90s over lower terrain.