Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
400 AM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

NMZ501>540-191100-
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-
400 AM MST Thu Jan 18 2018

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...Friday through Wednesday

A low pressure system approaching from Arizona Saturday will spread
southwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gust up to 45 mph across much of
New Mexico. Rain and high terrain snow will develop over western New
Mexico during the afternoon as a potent cold front moves in from the
west. Rain will change to snow in all areas behind the front through
Saturday evening. There is potential for several inches of snow in
the high terrain by Sunday morning with light accumulations possible
in valley floors Saturday night. This system has the potential to
produce a flash freeze on road surfaces as dramatically colder air
moves into the area Saturday evening. Snow may linger over the far
northeast plains on Sunday. Windy conditions with bitter cold wind
chills will continue Sunday and Sunday night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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Guyer



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