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RWSNM
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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
717 PM MDT MON AUG 31 2015

THE MONSOONAL MOISTURE PLUME STRETCHED FROM THE SOUTHWEST
TO THE NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS.
THROUGHOUT THE DAY...STORMS FORMED ALONG THE MOISTURE PLUME. SO
FAR 0.75 INCHES FELL AT HUMMINGBIRD SADDLE NEAR GLENWOOD...0.52 AT
LAS VEGAS AIRPORT...AND 1.83 AT QUEMADO. MOST STORMS WILL CONTINUE
NORTH TO NORTHEASTWARD FAVORING WESTERN AND NORTHERN AREAS AS THEY
LOOK TO TAPER DOWN LATE TONIGHT. PERIODS OF HEAVY
DOWNPOURS...CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND HAIL COULD OCCUR WITHIN
STRONGER STORMS. MEANWHILE...HIGHS WERE WARMER CENTRAL AND EAST IN
THE 90S...70S AND 80S NORTH AND WEST. OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL BE 50S
AND 60S AREAWIDE...EXCEPT FOR UPPER 40S ACROSS THE NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS.

STORM ACTIVITY WILL CONTINUE FAVORING WESTERN AND NORTHERN AREAS
THROUGH MIDWEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE WEAKENS OVER SOUTHEASTERN
PORTIONS OF THE STATE. MODELS INDICATE A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE
COULD ENHANCE MORE PRECIPITATION CHANCES FOR THE STATE BY THE
LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK.

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