Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
449 AM MDT Sun Jun 25 2017

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-
449 AM MDT Sun Jun 25 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Thunderstorms will develop over the higher terrain near and east of
the Continental Divide this afternoon, as well as areas along and
immediately east of New Mexico`s central mountain chain. Some of
these storms will reach severe levels as they slowly move east or
southeast into the Rio Grande Valley and onto the highlands and high
plains farther east. Storms will likely congeal into large clusters
across th eastern plains of New Mexico tonight. Heavy downpours,
potentially damaging downburst winds, and hail will be the primary

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Strong to severe storms will be possible again on Monday, generally
from the central mountain chain eastward into the plains. Heavy
downpours, damaging downburst winds, and hail will again be the
primary threats. Storm motions will generally be toward the south or
southeast at 10 to 15 mph. Thunderstorm coverage will begin to trend
downward on Tuesday with significantly drier conditions for mid-week.


Spotters are encouraged to report hail, damaging winds and flooding
through the National Weather Service Albuquerque web site at
weather.gov/abq or by calling 1.888.386.7637. You can also submit
storm reports and photos on our Facebook page or via Twitter using
the hashtag nmwx.



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