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AWUS85 KABQ 020030
RWSNM
NMZ501>540-021230-

WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
630 PM MDT FRI AUG 1 2014

RESIDUAL CLOUD COVER FROM YESTERDAYS STORM ACTIVITY LINGERED
THROUGHOUT MUCH OF THE DAY TODAY ACROSS THE LAND OF
ENCHANTMENT...LIMITING HEATING ACROSS THE AREA. WITH COOLER
TEMPERATURES...STORMS HAVE NOT HAD AS MUCH ENERGY WITH WHICH TO
WORK...LEADING TO A SLIGHTLY LESS ACTIVE AFTERNOON OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. FOR MUCH OF THE AFTERNOON...THE FOCUS FOR TODAYS
STORMS HAS BEEN OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND THE SOUTHWEST HIGH
TERRAIN. THE LARGEST RAINFALL AMOUNT REPORTED SO FAR IS 1.9 INCHES
NEAR BLUEWATER LAKE IN CIBOLA COUNTY. BEING EVEN COOLER...HIGH
TEMPERATURES TODAY REMAINED WELL BELOW NORMAL FOR THE BEGINNING OF
AUGUST ACROSS THE STATE. SOME OF THE NOTABLE HIGHS TODAY INCLUDE
68 DEGREES IN LAS VEGAS...83 DEGREES IN GALLUP...AND 88 DEGREES IN
FARMINGTON.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT PORTIONS OF
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO OVERNIGHT AS THEY MOVE TO THE
SOUTHEAST. PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINS MAY CAUSE FLASH
FLOODING OVER RECENT BURN SCARS AND AREAS HAVING RECENTLY RECEIVED
LARGE AMOUNTS OF RAIN. MOSTLY CLOUDY TO CLOUDY SKIES WILL
PERSIST...THOUGH SKIES SHOULD CLEAR A BIT QUICKER BY SATURDAY
MORNING. OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM THE 40S AND
LOWER 50S ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER 50S AND
LOWER 60S ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS.

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