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Weather Summary for Northern and Central NM
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
801 PM MDT Fri May 26 2017

It was a beautiful day over the Land of Enchantment today with
mostly sunny to occasionally partly cloudy skies. Winds were
breezy to gusty averaging 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to the 30
to 40 mph range. Afternoon high temperatures today generally
ranged from the 60s to 70s over higher terrain and over the
northeast plains to the 80s to 90s over lower terrain elsewhere.

Skies will become mostly clear tonight for most areas. The far
northeast plains will be occasionally partly cloudy. Winds will
diminish after sunset and throughout the night, but remain breezy
over higher mountain peaks. Low temperatures tonight will generally
range from the 30s to 40s over higher terrain, over the upper Rio
Grande river valley and over the west to southwest and over the
Raton and Estancia basins. The San Juan basin, middle to lower Rio
Grande river valley, northern Tularosa basin and the eastern plains
will see overnight lows in the 50s to mid 60s.

A back door cold front is expected to enter northeast parts of the
state Saturday afternoon and continue to push to the south across
the plains and west to the central mountain chain. Expect a chance
of scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms developing over
the far northeast plains and northern Sangre de Cristo mountains
as the day progresses. Afternoon high temperatures on Saturday will
be slightly cooler.


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