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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
636 PM MST MON JAN 26 2015

MOISTURE IS INCREASING FROM THE SOUTHWEST TODAY OVER THE LAND
OF ENCHANTMENT AHEAD OF A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM THAT IS CURRENTLY
CENTERED WEST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA. THE PERSISTENT UPPER LEVEL RIDGE
OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER NEW MEXICO WILL WEAKEN THROUGH TUESDAY AS AN
UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE ROTATING AROUND THE LOW MOVES NORTH ALONG
THE BACK SIDE OF THE RIDGE. THIS FEATURE WILL BRING A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS AND HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW SHOWERS BEGINNING IN THE
SOUTHWEST TONIGHT. AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY RANGED FROM
THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S OVER HIGHER ELEVATIONS TO THE UPPER 50S
TO MID 60S OVER LOWER ELEVATIONS. OVERNIGHT LOWS TONIGHT WILL RANGE
FROM THE TEENS TO THE MID 20S OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE
NORTHERN MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER 20S TO UPPER 30S ELSEWHERE.

THE CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW SHOWERS WILL
SPREAD NORTH INTO TO ALL AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN
CHAIN BY MIDDAY TUESDAY. AS THE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE EXITS THE
STATE LATE TUESDAY WE WILL SEE THE CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION AND
CLOUDINESS OVER NEW MEXICO DIMINISHING. BY TUESDAY EVENING ONLY THE
NORTHWEST AND NORTHERN MOUNTAINS WILL SEE A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
AND HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW SHOWERS. AFTERNOON HIGHS ON TUESDAY WILL
RANGE FROM THE 40S TO MID 50S OVER HIGHER TERRAIN TO THE MID 50S
TO MID 60S OVER LOWER ELEVATIONS.


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