Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS85 KABQ 222336
Weather Summary for Northern and Central NM
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
536 PM MDT Sat Apr 22 2017
Cooler temperatures prevailed today over the east plains where
current temperatures this afternoon are ranging from the mid 50s
in Clayton, near 60 for Tucumcari, and upper 60s for Roswell.
East canyon winds 15-25 mph will begin to pick up through the
central mountain chain this evening, including through the
Albuquerque metro area. Lows will range from the 20s in the
northern mountains, with 30s at lower elevations, 40s for the
lower to middle Rio Grande Valley, and upper 30s to mid 40s for
the eastern plains.
Highs will generally be in the 70s across NM Sunday, with 60s at
the higher elevations. Dry and windy weather will combine to
produce critical fire concerns for west-central NM Sunday
afternoon. Westerly winds increase Monday, pushing in drier
weather through all of NM, and spreading critical fire conditions
for much of the state.