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Weather Summary for Northern and Central NM
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
828 PM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

It was another active monsoon weather day over New Mexico this
afternoon with scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms
developing. Some of the thunderstorms produced hail and strong
gusty winds. A wind gust to 58 mph was reported at Cannon Air
Force Base and another wind gust estimated at 60 mph was reported
east of Tolar. Half inch hail was also reported just east of Portair.
Several stations also reported heavy rainfall with thunderstorms.
In areas of heavy rainfall, the risk of flash flooding will remain
a threat until convection diminishes later this evening. High
temperatures this afternoon generally ranged from the mid 60s to
lower 80s over higher terrain to the mid 80s to lower 100s over
lower terrain.

Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible
through the overnight hours over the state. Overnight lows will
range from the mid 40s to upper 50s over higher terrain and over
the upper Rio Grande river valley and the Raton and Estancia
basins to the upper 50s to lower 70s over lower terrain elsewhere.
Another round of scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms
are expected to develop over the state on Sunday. Strong gusty
winds, hail and heavy rainfall with thunderstorms is possible,
along with the risk for areas of flash flooding.


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