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Last Map Update: Thu, Apr. 19, 2018 at 3:14:04 pm MDT

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A potent storm system approaching from the west will spread strong south-southwest winds across central and western NM today and tonight. The strongest winds are expected around the Rio Grande Valley this evening as a few showers and storms enhance downburst wind gusts.
A surge of low level moisture will produce showers and thunderstorms this afternoon through late Friday. A few of the thunderstorms could become strong to severe with damaging wind gusts this evening between the Continental Divide and the Central Mountain Chain. Friday afternoon and evening may see isolated strong to severe storms with hail and damaging winds across eastern NM.
Extremely critical fire weather conditions will impact western NM from late this morning through this evening. Dry showers and thunderstorms around the Rio Grande Valley may enhance strong winds with gusts over 60 mph possible.
A potent weather system approaching from the west will spread snow and wind across the northern high terrain late tonight through Friday. The main period of accumulating snowfall will come Friday morning primarily on west facing slopes and high peaks.
Some storms may turn severe with large hail and damaging winds possible as a dry line crosses the east cental and southeast plains during the afternoon.
Yesterday's high and low temperatures and precipitation across northern and central New Mexico.
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