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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
633 PM MST SAT JAN 24 2015

AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE REGION
BROUGHT PLEASANT CONDITIONS TODAY TO THE LAND OF ENCHANTMENT WITH
MOSTLY SUNNY TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES. WINDS WERE LIGHT TO BREEZY.
AFTERNOON HIGHS TODAY RANGED FROM THE 30S OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN
IN THE NORTH TO THE LOW TO MID 50S OVER THE LOWER RIO GRANDE RIVER
VALLEY AND OVER THE EXTREME SOUTHEAST PLAINS AND OVER THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS IN THE SOUTHWEST. ELSEWHERE HIGHS GENERALLY RANGED FROM
THE 40S TO LOWER 50S. MOSTLY CLEAR TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES ARE IN
STORE FOR TONIGHT. OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL DROP DOWN INTO THE TEENS
OVER THE LOWER ELEVATIONS AND VALLEYS IN THE NORTH AND WEST AND
OVER THE ESTANCIA VALLEY. ELSEWHERE OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL GENERALLY
BE IN THE 20S WITH A FEW SPOTS OVER THE EXTREME NORTHEAST PLAINS
AND OVER THE EXTREME SOUTHWEST IN THE LOWER 30S.

THE UPPER LEVEL RIDGE CONTINUES TO BUILD AND MOVE INTO CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO ON SUNDAY. PLEASANT CONDITIONS ARE IN STORE FOR SUNDAY
WITH MOSTLY SUNNY TO OCCASIONALLY PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES. AFTERNOON
HIGHS ON SUNDAY WILL RANGE FROM THE LOW TO MID 40S OVER THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS TO THE LOW TO MID 50S OVER LOWER ELEVATIONS. OVERNIGHT
LOWS SUNDAY NIGHT WILL BE A COUPLE OF DEGREES WARMER THAN SATURDAY
NIGHT. ON MONDAY THE UPPER LEVEL RIDGE STARTS TO MOVE EAST OF NEW
MEXICO. INCREASING CLOUDINESS EXPECTED MONDAY AS A LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM CENTERED WEST OF THE BAJA PENINSULA TRACKS NORTH. ABUNDANT
MOISTURE FROM THE SOUTH WILL SPREAD NORTH INTO NEW MEXICO BRINGING
A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS TO SOUTHWEST PARTS OF THE STATE ON MONDAY.
RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS
WESTERN NEW MEXICO BY LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. AFTERNOON HIGHS ON
MONDAY WILL BE WARMER FOR ALL AREAS EXCEPT IN THE EXTREME SOUTHWEST.

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