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Weather Summary for Northern and Central NM
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
1146 AM MDT Sat Jun 24 2017

The back door cold front impacted eastern plains and highlands
east of the central mountain chain overnight, with low clouds,
cooler temperatures especially across the eastern plains and east
canyon gap winds moves across into the middle Rio Grande Valley,
the highest winds at the Albuquerque sunport was 43 mph just
before midnight, Look for gap winds to gradually diminish some
time late this morning. Some of the notable low temperatures
around the state were 69 degrees at Socorro, 69 degrees at Roswell
airport and 40 degrees at Angel Fire.

Most of the New Mexico will be cooler today and Sunday, except for
areas across the far western and northwestern New Mexico will
still observe warm to hot afternoon temperatures today. Plenty
of moisture behind the front, look for chances for isolated to
scattered showers and thunderstorms to develop this afternoon and
evening between the Continental Divide and the central mountain
chain of the state, with most storms numerous near the west
central to southwestern mountains and highlands. A few storms
could turn strong to severe with heavy downpours, hail, and gusty
winds. Another round of storms will develop on Sunday with more
numerous and again strong to severe in some locales.


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