Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
446 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017

NMZ501>540-201300-
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-
446 AM MST THU JAN 19 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG AND GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS TO AROUND 55 MPH WILL
IMPACT THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND EAST
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PLAINS TODAY. CHANCES FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW
WILL INCREASE TONIGHT OVER THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL CONTINUE FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. ROUNDS
OF STRONG AND GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS ARE LIKELY OVER THE EXPOSED
HIGHER TERRAIN AS WELL AS OVER MUCH OF THE EASTERN
PLAINS THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. MOUNTAIN SNOW AND VALLEY RAIN AND
SNOW WILL INCREASE WITH SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE
ALONG WEST FACING SLOPES ALONG AND WEST OF THE CONTINENTAL
DIVIDE BY EARLY SUNDAY. A SHORT BREAK SUNDAY WILL BE FOLLOWED BY
YET ANOTHER SYSTEM...WITH POTENTIAL FOR MORE SNOW FOR THE CENTRAL
AND WEST...STRONG WINDS IN THE EAST AND CONSIDERABLY BELOW
AVERAGE TEMPERATURES OVERALL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT WIND GUSTS AND AS WELL AS SNOW
AMOUNTS AND IMPACTS 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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