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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
627 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

MORNING SHOWERS ACROSS SOUTHEAST AND NORTHWEST NEW MEXICO SLOWLY
TAPERED OFF THIS AFTERNOON...WITH SOME WEST TO EAST CLOUD
CLEARING. THE HEAVIEST SHOWERS DROPPED BETWEEN HALF AN INCH AND AN
INCH OF RAIN OR RAIN SNOW MIX ACROSS THE NORTHERN SACRAMENTO
MOUNTAINS...WITH SKI APACHE REPORTING 5 NEW INCHES OF SNOW. THE
EASTERN PLAINS FINALLY GOT A REPRIEVE FROM WINTERS GRIP AS HIGH
TEMPERATURES SOARED 15 TO 25 DEGREES ABOVE YESTERDAYS READINGS.
THE WEST WAS NOT SO LUCKY...WITH HIGHS GENERALLY DROPPING 5 TO 15
DEGREES. SOME OF THE NOTABLE HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY INCLUDE 51
DEGREES IN CLAYTON...49 DEGREES IN SANTA FE...AND 65 DEGREES IN
SOCORRO.

DESPITE THE CLEARING...THE LAST IN A STRING OF WINTER STORMS IS
STARTING TO IMPACT THE STATE...WITH A POTENT BACKDOOR COLD FRONT
CURRENTLY DRAPED OVER THE FAR NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE STATE.
THE FRONT WILL REMAIN FAIRLY STATIONARY TONIGHT BEFORE MAKING ITS
SOUTHWEST PUSH DURING THE DAY WEDNESDAY. A FEW LIGHT SHOWERS ARE
POSSIBLE OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN TONIGHT BEFORE THE FOCUS SHIFTS
TO THE EASTERN PLAINS WEDNESDAY. OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES WILL
BE WELL BELOW NORMAL BEHIND THE FRONT...AND NEAR TO ABOVE NORMAL
ELSEWHERE.

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