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Weather Summary for Northern and Central NM
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
856 PM MDT Sat Oct 21 2017

The back door segment of a cold front moved south across the eastern
plains today producing a few showers and thunderstorms this afternoon.
Breezy to windy conditions also occurred over the region today, with
gusts up to the 40 to 45 mph range reported over the east central
highlands. Afternoon high temperatures today generally ranged from
the 40s to lower 60s over higher terrain and over the north and west
to the lower 60s to lower 80s over the San Francisco river valley,
the middle to lower Rio Grande river valley, the Tularosa basin and
over the eastern Plains.

The front will exit south of the region this evening with the chance
of any showers or thunderstorms ending. High pressure will continue
to build into the area behind the front, bringing mostly clear to
clear skies tonight. Winds will continue to be breezy during the
evening hours then diminish after midnight. Overnight low temperatures
will be cold statewide tonight, ranging from the teens to lower 30s
over the north central mountains, upper Rio Grande river valley,
Estancia basin, the far northeast plains and over lower terrain over
the west. Elsewhere overnight lows will range from the mid 30s to mid


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