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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
330 AM MST Sat Jan 20 2018

Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-Southern
Gila Fothills/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-
330 AM MST Sat Jan 20 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A deep low pressure system with a cold front will move across the
southwestern United States causing windy conditions across the
region mainly from late this afternoon through tonight. Winds will
gust around 50 mph much of the region with gusts exceeding 60 mph
along a few locations along eastern slopes. Blowing dust will reduce
the visibility to less than a mild over very isolated areas.

The storm will also bring rain and snow across the higher mountains
with a few rain showers possibly turning to snow over the lower
elevations overnight. Up to 3 inches of snow may fall over a few
mountain areas mainly above 7000 feet otherwise rain and snow
amounts will be light most of the region.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Continued windy through Sunday afternoon with winds gusting around
40 to 50 mph most locations except for higher gusts along eastern

Possibly windy again Friday with wind gusts from 40 to 50 mph


Spotter activation will not be needed.



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