First Week Of The Meteorological Summer - Cooler & Wetter.
Double Rainbow Southeast Of Carlsbad, NM 5-22-2017. NWS NDFD Forecast High Temperatures. Today. Monday. Tuesday. Wednesday. GFS Total Rainfall Forecast. Valid At 6 PM MDT Friday. Courtesy Of The Albuquerque NWS Office. A southward moving cold front has pushed south of the state this afternoon with temperatures locally in the upper 70's to the lower 80's at the lower elevations , and the 60's in the mountains. This upcoming first week of the meteorological summer (which begins Thursday, June 1st) will be cooler than normal especially Wednesday and Thursday. Average daily afternoon high temperatures are near 90ºF and we will see our afternoon highs on Wednesday and Thursday in the 70's. Low level southeasterly upslope flow from the Gulf of Mexico will increase behind the cold front tonight into this week. At the same time an upper level trough of low pressure will dig southward along the West Coast tomorrow into t