Forecast Details for Cerro, NM

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Today: Snow showers likely after noon. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. Windy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 14. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 30 mph decreasing to 10 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 53.
Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47.
Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 46.

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Weather Topic: What is Graupel?

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Graupel is a form of precipitation that is created by atmospheric conditions which cause supercooled water droplets to contact snow crystals and freeze to their surface.

Sometimes known as soft hail or snow pellets, graupel is delicate and easily destroyed by touch. Whereas hail usually falls during severe weather, graupel doesn't require such conditions to form, and can form in mild precipitation similar to situations which produce snowfall.

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Precipitation can refer to many different forms of water that may fall from clouds. Precipitation occurs after a cloud has become saturated to the point where its water particles are more dense than the air below the cloud.

In most cases, precipitation will reach the ground, but it is not uncommon for precipitation to evaporate before it reaches the earth's surface. When precipitation evaporates before it contacts the ground it is called Virga. Graupel, hail, sleet, rain, drizzle, and snow are forms of precipitation, but fog and mist are not considered precipitation because the water vapor which constitutes them isn't dense enough to fall to the ground.

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