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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
734 AM MST TUE JAN 17 2017

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-181445-
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-
734 AM MST TUE JAN 17 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO...SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO AND SOUTHWEST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. A WEAK STORM SYSTEM
WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY WITH A CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
SHOWERS AND MOUNTAIN SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE 7000
WILL BE IN THE 1 TO 3 INCH RANGE. A FEW ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MAY
ALSO OCCUR WITH PEA TO MARBLE SIZED HAIL AND WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH
POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. A
LARGE COMPLEX WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION
BEGINNING LATE THURSDAY NIGHT AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY
WITH A MIX OF LOWLAND RAIN...HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW...HAIL PRODUCING
THUNDERSTORMS AND STRONG WESTERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH POSSIBLE.
SNOW AMOUNTS ABOVE 7000 FEET WILL VARY FROM 4 TO 9 INCHES WITH
LESSER SNOW AMOUNTS POSSIBLE DOWN TO 6000 FEET IN THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS. THE PEAK WIND SPEEDS WILL OCCUR ON SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AFTER MUCH OF THE PRECIPITATION HAS DIMINISHED. SUNDAY
AND MONDAY WILL BE DRY WITH THE AREA UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF HIGH
PRESSURE ALOFT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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