Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
333 AM MST TUE DEC 6 2016

NMZ501>540-062300-
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-
333 AM MST TUE DEC 6 2016

...MUCH COLDER WEATHER TO ARRIVE WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...

THE SECOND OF TWO COLD FRONTS THIS WEEK WILL ARRIVE ON WEDNESDAY
BRINGING A MODIFIED ARCTIC AIRMASS AND MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES
TO THE LAND OF ENCHANTMENT. SEVERAL LOCATIONS ACROSS THE NORTHERN
THIRD OF NEW MEXICO WILL STRUGGLE TO REACH THE FREEZING MARK ON
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. LOW TEMPERATURES WEDNESDAY NIGHT WILL BE
IN THE SINGLE DIGITS AND TEENS ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA. WIND CHILL
VALUES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS BOTH ABOVE AND BELOW ZERO WILL BE
COMMON. ONLY SLIGHTLY WARMER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY
NIGHT.

BEFORE THE COLD ARRIVES...REMEMBER TO INSULATE EXPOSED PIPES AND
DRAIN IRRIGATION SYSTEMS. ENSURE THAT OUTDOOR ANIMALS HAVE WARM
SHELTER AND WATER DISHES THAT WILL NOT FREEZE OVER. IF
TRAVELING... STOCK YOUR EMERGENCY KIT WITH EXTRA BLANKETS. VISIT
WEATHER.GOV/ABQ...LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR MONITOR LOCAL
MEDIA FOR MORE SPECIFIC INFORMATION FOR YOUR LOCAL AREA.

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