Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
620 AM MDT TUE AUG 19 2014

NMZ501>540-201200-
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-
610 AM MDT TUE AUG 19 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP OVER
THE HIGH TERRAIN AS WELL AS WESTERN NEW MEXICO THIS AFTERNOON...AND
DRIFT INTO ADJACENT PLAINS AND VALLEYS TOWARD THE EVENING. LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY GIVEN THUNDERSTORM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE FOCUSED OVER THE SOUTH AND EAST
WEDNESDAY...AND THE HIGHER TERRAIN THURSDAY. ANY GIVEN THUNDERSTORM
COULD PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL WHICH COULD LEAD LOCALIZED FLOODING.
ANOTHER SURGE OF SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE COULD OCCUR FRIDAY AND INTO
THE WEEKEND...WHICH WOULD TRIGGER MORE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND STORMS
WITH HEAVY RAINFALL. HOWEVER...CONFIDENCE IS LOW WHICH DAYS MIGHT
SEE THE INCREASE IN CONVECTION DUE TO MODEL VARIABILITY. RESIDENTS
AND TRAVELERS ARE URGED TO STAY ABREAST TO THE LATEST FORECASTS.

.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. SPOTTERS CAN ALSO
SUBMIT PHOTOS AND REPORTS TO OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OR VIA TWITTER
USING THE HASHTAG N M W X.

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