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Last Map Update: Tue, Aug. 20, 2019 at 6:47:05 am MDT

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Afternoon showers and thunderstorms return to portions of the state today. Favored areas will be along the central mountain chain east to the central and northeast highlands. Brief heavy rain, gust winds and small hail are possible from the stronger storms.
The focus for thunderstorms with locally heavy rainfall will be over northeast and southwest NM Wednesday afternoon. A few storms are still expected to drift into the Rio Grande Valley through Wednesday evening however computer models have trended drier once again.
Temperatures will cool a couple degrees through Thursday as showers and storms move back into New Mexico. Another very dry and hot airmass will return by Friday with near record temperatures once again through the weekend.
Dewpoint temperature is one of the many parameters used to monitor moisture surges of the North American Monsoon across the Southwest U.S.
This table indicates the probability for thunderstorms over recent wildfire burn scars. This product is for planning purposes only. Refer to the latest weather statements and warnings from the National Weather Service concerning threats for flash flooding.
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