Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS
AWUS85 KABQ 251444
Weather Summary for Northern and Central NM
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
844 AM MDT Tue Apr 25 2017
Early this morning skies were mostly cloudy around the region
with areas of showers from central New Mexico to the Arizona
border. Breezy to windy conditions continued in most areas across
the the state, especially over the mountain tops. The only
rainfall report so far was 0.04 inches at the Gallup airport.
Temperatures this morning were warm areawide due to the cloud
cover across the region. Low temperatures were generally in the
40s to the low 60s.
Look for another windy to very windy day across the Land of
Enchantment today and tonight as a strong jet and Pacific trough
associated with a cold front moves across the region. The storm
systems will bring chances for showers and thunderstorms with high
elevations snow favoring the Raton ridge to the Johnson Mesa
area. Cooler and drier conditions with less winds are forecast on
Wednesday. High temperatures today will be in the 40s to the 50s
in the mountains, and from the 60s to the 80s elsewhere.
Another stronger Pacific storm system with a cold front will
bring unsettled weather to the region starting Friday into the
weekend. Expect more windy conditions and chances for showers and
high mountain snow favoring the northern mountains.