Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS85 KABQ 260048
Weather Summary for Northern and Central NM
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
648 PM MDT MON JUL 25 2016
Convection started to develop again late this morning and by mid
afternoon scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms were in
progress across the Land of Enchantment. Rainfall accumulations
were generally light to moderate though several locations reported
heavy downpours with rainfall amounts over half an inch. Gusty
winds and small hail were also reported with thunderstorms today.
A wind gust to 45 mph was reported in Raton and a gust to 44 mph
was reported near Taos and another gust to 41 mph was reported
near Tucumcari. Pea size hail was also reported near Angel Fire,
Gran Quivira and Santa Fe. Afternoon high temperatures reached
the mid 70s to upper 80s over higher terrain to the upper 80s to
lower 100s over lower terrain.
Convective activity will diminish this evening with most activity
dying out by midnight although there is chance of isolated to
scattered showers and thunderstorms lingering through the night.
Overnight low temperatures will generally range from the upper 40s
to 50s over higher terrain to the 60s to lower 70s over lower
terrain. Subtropical high pressure centered near the four corners
today will drift toward the Great Basin area on Tuesday allowing
more gulf moisture to seep into the state from the southeast and
an upper level disturbance to move over the state. Scattered to
numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop again
on Tuesday as the day progresses. A few storms will be capable of
producing locally heavy rainfall and gusty winds along with small
hail. Afternoon high temperatures on Tuesday will be slightly cooler.