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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
634 AM MDT Tue Mar 28 2017

Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Southern Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
634 AM MDT Tue Mar 28 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico, southwest New Mexico, and southwest Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
An upper level disturbance will move across New Mexico today,
bringing strong westerly winds (gusts 45 to 50 mph), blowing
dust, and isolated showers and thunderstorms to the lowland
deserts. More widespread rain and snow showers will affect the
Gila Region and Sacramento Mountains. Up to an inch of snow may
accumulate at higher elevations, generally above 8000 feet.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday
A stronger upper level system will affect the region on Friday,
bringing more wind and blowing dust to the area. Wind gusts may
exceed 60 mph in some areas.

Spotter activation will not be needed.



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