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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1156 AM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

SKIES WERE SUNNY THIS MORNING OVER THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS.
ELSEWHERE SKIES WERE MOSTLY SUNNY TO PARTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED
RAIN SHOWERS OCCURRING OVER THE WEST AND OVER THE NORTH. OVERNIGHT
LOW TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE MID 40S TO MID 50S OVER HIGHER
TERRAIN TO THE UPPER 50S TO LOWER 70S OVER LOWER TERRAIN. ISOLATED
TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP TODAY MAINLY
OVER THE SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH AND OVER SOUTH CENTRAL PARTS OF THE
STATE AND OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS. A BACK DOOR COLD FRONT IS
PUSHING INTO NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO TODAY. THIS FRONT WILL CONTINUE
TO MOVE SOUTH AND TO THE WEST AS THE DAY PROGRESSES. THIS FRONT
WILL ENHANCE CONVECTIVE DEVELOPMENT OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS
AND OVER THE NORTHEAST TO EASTERN PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS WHERE SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED. SOME OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS MAY
PRODUCE HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS ALONG WITH HEAVY DOWNPOURS. THE
POTENTIAL ALSO EXISTS FOR FLASH FLOODING IN AREAS OF HEAVY
RAINFALL. AFTERNOON HIGHS TODAY WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 60S TO
70S OVER HIGHER TERRAIN TO THE 80S TO UPPER 90S OVER LOWER
TERRAIN. A FEW AREAS OVER THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS TODAY WILL SEE
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 100S.

THE FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTH AND TO THE WEST AND FINALLY
REACH THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN THIS EVENING. OVERNIGHT LOWS
TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 40S TO MID 50S OVER HIGHER
ELEVATIONS TO THE UPPER 50S TO UPPER 60S OVER LOWER ELEVATIONS. A
FEW SPOTS OVER THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS WILL DROP ONLY INTO THE LOWER
70S TONIGHT. THE BACK DOOR COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO MARCH
WESTWARD TO THE ARIZONA BORDER BY WEDNESDAY EVENING INCREASING THE
CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER CENTRAL AND WESTERN
AREAS AS WELL AS OVER THE NORTHEAST ON WEDNESDAY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS
MAY AGAIN PRODUCE HEAVY DOWNPOURS ON WEDNESDAY AND THUS THE POTENTIAL
EXISTS FOR FLASH FLOODING. AFTERNOON HIGHS ON WEDNESDAY WILL BE
COOLER RANGING FROM THE UPPER 50S TO MID 70S OVER HIGHER TERRAIN
AND OVER THE NORTHEAST PLAINS TO THE UPPER 70S TO MID 90S OVER
LOWER TERRAIN.

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