Showers and thunderstorms are likely Friday as a weak backdoor cold front moves into the East Mountains and becomes the focus for convection. High pressure over the Arizona-Utah border will strengthen slightly, bringing warmer temperatures for Independence Day. However, with plenty of monsoon moisture in place expect a good chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms Saturday and Independence Day.

For Edgewood, Moriarty and the Estancia Valley, showers and thunderstorms are likely on Friday. High temperatures will be around 80 degrees with overnight low temperatures Friday night around 60 degrees. There will be a chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms Saturday and Independence Day. Highs on Saturday will be around 80 degrees with overnight low temperatures Saturday night around 60 degrees. High temperatures on Independence Day will be in the upper 80s.

For Cedar Crest, Tijeras and Sedillo areas, showers and thunderstorms are likely on Friday. High temperatures will be around 80 degrees with overnight low temperatures Friday night in the middle to upper 50s. There will be a chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms Saturday and Independence Day. Highs on Saturday will be around 80 degrees with overnight low temperatures Saturday night around 60 degrees. High temperatures on Independence Day will be in the middle upper 80s.

Stay safe this holiday weekend!

For the latest information please see NWS Albuquerque at weather.gov/abq.