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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
705 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE TO INCREASE IN
COVERAGE EARLY THIS EVENING ACROSS NEW MEXICO...SHOWERS WERE
MOVING TO THE NORTHEAST TO EAST. SOME RAINFALL REPORTS SO FAR
0.20 INCHES AT GRAN QUIVIRA...0.18 INCHES SOUTHWEST OF GRANTS
AND 0.31 INCHES NEAR BLUEWATER LAKE. EXTREMES HIGH TEMPERATURES
TODAY RANGED FROM 54 DEGREES AT TAOS AND LAS VEGAS TO 77
DEGREES AT THE ROSWELL AIRPORT.

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHING NEW MEXICO FROM THE WEST AND
AND A POWERFUL BACK DOOR COLD FRONT WILL IMPACT THE REGION
TONIGHT THROUGH MID-DAY SUNDAY. STRONG TO DAMAGING EAST CANYON
GAP WINDS ARE FORECAST STARTING LATE THIS EVENING ACROSS THE
RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND INTO THE ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA. GUSTS
UP TO 60 MPH TO 70 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN SPOTS BEFORE DIMINISHING.
CHANCES FOR RAIN SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
TONIGHT...AND SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP FAVORING THE NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS OF NEW MEXICO. LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM
THE 20S TO THE 30S IN THE MOUNTAINS AND WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU...AND
FROM THE 30S TO THE 40S ELSEWHERE.

LOOK FOR SOME SHOWERS TO LINGER SUNDAY FAVORING THE NORTHERN
AREAS OF NEW MEXICO...AND ACROSS THE NORTHEAST PLAINS. EXPECT
COOLER HIGH TEMPERATURES SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND A POTENTIAL FOR
A LATE SEASON FREEZE IN SOME LOCATIONS MONDAY MORNING.

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RTJ



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