Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
608 AM MDT SAT JUL 12 2014

NMZ501>540-131200-
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 CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-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-
608 AM MDT SAT JUL 12 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT...ESPECIALLY ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTHERN NEW
MEXICO. STORM MOTIONS WILL BE SLOW AND RAINFALL WILL BE HEAVY WITH
THE STRONGER STORMS. THIS MAY LEAD TO LOCALIZED AREAS OF FLASH
FLOODING...ESPECIALLY OVER AND NEAR RECENT AND OLDER BURN SCARS.
A FEW LOCATIONS COULD RECEIVE UP TO 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL. A FEW
STORMS MAY ALSO PRODUCE SMALL HAIL AND WIND GUSTS TO AROUND 50
MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE MOST ANY AFTERNOON AND EVENING THROUGH
MUCH OF THE WEEK...WITH THE NORTH HALF OF THE STATE GENERALLY
FAVORED. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER
MUCH OF NORTH...AND PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...NEW MEXICO AGAIN
SUNDAY...THEN OVER A LARGER AREA OF THE STATE MONDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY. TUESDAY MAY BRING A SLIGHT REDUCTION IN STORM COVERAGE.
STORM MOTIONS WILL BE SLOW AND RAINFALL WILL LIKELY BE HEAVY ON
OCCASION. THIS MAY LEAD TO LOCALIZED AREAS OF FLASH FLOODING...
THE GREATEST THREAT BEING OVER AND NEAR RECENT AND OLDER BURN
SCARS. WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY MAY REALIZE A LARGER SCALE FLASH
FLOOD THREAT...WITH CENTRAL AND EASTERN AREAS FAVORED WEDNESDAY
AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THE WEST HALF FAVORED 24 HOURS LATER.
THE EXACT TIMING OF GREATEST FLASH FLOOD POTENTIAL AROUND MIDWEEK
COULD VARY BY A DAY OR SO.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT RAINFALL AMOUNTS AND ANY FLOODING
THROUGH THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE WEB SITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/ABQ OR BY CALLING 1.888.386.7637.

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