Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS85 KABQ 201847
Weather Summary for Northern and Central NM
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
1147 AM MST Mon Feb 20 2017
Cloudiness continued to diminish across the region overnight
as our weekend storm system moved into the central plains. Skies
overnight were generally partly to mostly cloudy over and west of
the central mountain chain and mostly clear to partly cloudy east
of the central mountain chain. Lingering shower activity during
the overnight hours finally ended this morning. Strong gusty winds
occurred over parts of the eastern highlands and eastern plains
overnight. A wind gust to 52 mph was reported over Clines Corners
and a gust to 47 mph was reported in Clayton earlier this morning.
Overnight low temperatures generally ranged from the upper teens
to 20s over higher terrain and over the Raton basin to the 30s to
mid 40s over lower terrain elsewhere.
As high pressure builds into the state today conditions will
improve. For today skies will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy.
Winds will be breezy to gusty today then gradually diminish as
the day progresses. High temperatures this afternoon will rebound
to around 5 to 10 degrees above yesterday`s readings ranging from
the 30s to lower 50s over higher terrain to the mid 50s to lower
70s over lower terrain.