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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
625 PM MDT MON APR 27 2015

THE CENTER OF THE UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM SHIFTED TO THE TEXAS
PANHANDLE TODAY...AND DRAGGED MOST OF THE WEATHER ACTIVITY EAST
WITH IT. LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN SHOWERS WERE PERSISTENT OVER MUCH
OF THE EASTERN PLAINS...WITH THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL CORE CENTERED
OVER QUAY COUNTY. THIS RESULTED IN RAINFALL TOTALS OVER 1.5 INCHES
AT THE TUCUMCARI AIRPORT. WRAP AROUND MOISTURE PLUS A BACKDOOR
COLD FRONT ALSO HIT THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN HARD...DROPPING
ANYWHERE FROM 6 TO 16 INCHES OF SNOW OVER THE SANGRE DE CRISTO
MOUNTAINS AND UP TO 7 INCHES OVER THE SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. IT
WAS A LITTLE QUIETER FARTHER WEST...WHERE ONLY ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS PROVIDED ADDITIONAL SPOTTY RAINFALL. SOME
OF THE NOTABLE HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY INCLUDE 69 DEGREES IN
FARMINGTON...55 DEGREES IN TAOS...44 DEGREES IN CLAYTON...AND 58
DEGREES IN ROSWELL.

RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL TAPER OFF THROUGH THE NIGHT AS THE
STORM SYSTEM SHIFTS FARTHER EAST. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE
GENERALLY LIGHT AND NOT IMPACTFUL. DUE TO A RAIN SOAKED SURFACE
AND COLDER AIR IN PLACE...AREAS ALONG AND JUST EAST OF THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS MAY SEE PATCHY FOG DEVELOP BY TUESDAY MORNING. OVERNIGHT
LOW TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM THE 20S AND LOWER 30S ACROSS THE
NORTHERN MOUNTAINS TO THE UPPER 30S AND LOWER 40S IN THE PECOS AND
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE RIVER VALLEYS.

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