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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
750 AM MST Thu Feb 15 2018

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-
750 AM MST Thu Feb 15 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Rain will result in slick roads over SW New Mexico and into the
Sacramento Mountains today. Patchy fog will reduce visibilities to
dangerous levels in a few places, mainly in the higher terrain
today, but spreading into some lowland areas overnight. Snow
levels will remain above 10,000 feet.

Rivers and streams in the Gila Region and Sacramento Mountains
will see minor rises today. Some low water crossings will have
light flows in the Gila Region, including along parts of NM State
Highways 15 and 35.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday
Patchy fog in the morning will reduce visibilities to dangerous
levels in a few places.

Rain will spread across southern New Mexico and Far West Texas by
late Friday morning. Roads will become slick, including in the El
Paso area. Some lower mountain passes will see fog, including U.S.
70 through San Augustin Pass east of Las Cruces, and Loop 375
through Transmountain Pass in El Paso.


Spotter activation will not be needed.


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