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Last Map Update: Wed, Oct. 18, 2017 at 4:14:03 pm MDT

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Increasing and thickening cloud cover overnight with showers and even a few thunderstorms developing over the western and south central mountains. Light winds and mild temperatures are also forecast.
A low pressure system will cross NM Thursday and bring a big change from the recent stretch of dry and sunny weather. Showers and storms are expected to move east / northeast across mainly the southern half of the state Thursday afternoon and evening. Gusty and erratic outflow wind gusts are possible within the Rio Grande Valley. Higher terrain areas south of the I-40 corridor stand the chance to pick up 0.25 to 0.50" rainfall amounts.
Breezy west winds will develop Friday afternoon in the wake of the low pressure system from Thursday. The northeast plains will see the strongest winds with gusts up to 40 mph possible.
A storm system approaching NM from the west today will generate showers and storms for Thursday. Breezy winds are likely behind this system Friday. The next weather system will cross Saturday and bring cooler temperatures with more wind. Very pleasant weather is on tap for Sunday.
Yesterday's high and low temperatures and precipitation for northern and central New Mexico.

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