Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
545 AM MST SAT JAN 14 2017

NMZ501>540-151245-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
545 AM MST SAT JAN 14 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WIDESPREAD LOW ELEVATION RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW WILL SPREAD
NORTHWARD ACROSS THE STATE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT.
ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BEGIN IN EARNEST ABOVE 8000-9000 FEET
TONIGHT. SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS ARE LIKELY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

AN UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL COMBINE WITH A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT TO
PRODUCE WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION ACROSS THE REGION SUNDAY...CONTINUING
AT TIMES THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. SNOW LEVELS WILL REMAIN RELATIVELY HIGH
(ABOVE 8000-9000 FT) TONIGHT...LOWERING TO AROUND 7000 SUNDAY AND
SUNDAY NIGHT. TRAVEL IMPACTS DUE TO SNOW ON INTERSTATE 40 BETWEEN
GRANTS AND GALLUP AND NEAR CLINES CORNERS ARE LIKELY SUNDAY AND
SUNDAY NIGHT. TRAVEL IMPACTS ON INTERSTATE 25 ARE EXPECTED AT
RATON PASS SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. SNOW LEVELS WILL FALL TO NEAR
5500 FEET MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/ABQ
OR BY CALLING 1.888.386.7637.

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