Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
600 AM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

NMZ501>540-291300-
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 CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-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-
600 AM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

AT LEAST TWO DISTINCT PERIODS OF ELEVATED WINTER WEATHER IMPACTS
ARE EXPECTED THIS WEEK. FIRST...A STRONG ARCTIC FRONT WILL BRING
SHARPLY COLDER TEMPERATURES AND INCREASING CHANCES OF MAINLY LIGHT
SNOW TO AREAS EAST OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN LATER MONDAY
THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. AT THE SAME TIME...AN EXPANSIVE UPPER LEVEL
STORM SYSTEM WILL GATHER STRENGTH OVER THE INTER MOUNTAIN WEST AND
GREAT BASIN REGION. THIS DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL
EVENTUALLY CROSS THE AREA LATER IN THE WEEK...MOST LIKELY THURSDAY
NIGHT INTO FRIDAY WITH ADDITIONAL IMPACTS DUE TO SNOW AS WELL AS
THE POTENTIAL FOR MIXED SNOW...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET ACROSS THE
EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PLAINS IN ADVANCE OF THE STORM SYSTEM
NEW YEARS EVE INTO NEW YEARS DAY. OVERALL...WINTER WEATHER IMPACTS
WILL BE RAMPING UP AS 2014 ENDS AND THE NEW YEAR BEGINS. STAY
TUNED.

WEATHER CAN CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY. ALWAYS USE THE LATEST FORECASTS...
WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

CONTACT LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OR THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TO
REPORT HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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