Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
536 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

NMZ501>540-031300-
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-
536 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF FREEZING FOG AND FREEZING DRIZZLE OVER EASTERN NEW MEXICO
WILL TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST THIS MORNING. SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS
OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH WILL THEN IMPACT WEST CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO THIS AFTERNOON.

RAIN AND HIGH ELEVATION SNOW SHOWERS WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD AGAIN
LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT SLIDES EAST
INTO THE STATE. SNOW LEVELS WILL FALL TO ALL LOCATIONS AND THE
POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL INCREASE OVER THE
NORTHERN HIGH TERRAIN THROUGH TUESDAY. THE WEIGHT OF HEAVY SNOW
FROM THE PAST WEEK MAY COMPROMISE WEAKENED STRUCTURES ACROSS THE
NORTHERN HIGH TERRAIN.

THE POTENTIAL FOR AVALANCHES CANNOT BE RULED OUT ON STEEP MOUNTAIN
PEAKS ALONG THE COLORADO BORDER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SNOW WILL SLOWLY TAPER OFF TUESDAY OVER THE NORTHERN HIGH TERRAIN.
THE POTENTIAL FOR AVALANCHES WILL CONTINUE ON STEEP MOUNTAIN PEAKS
ALONG THE COLORADO BORDER THROUGH TUESDAY.

WEATHER CAN CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY. ALWAYS USE THE LATEST FORECASTS...
WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW AND RAINFALL REPORTS 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 N M W X.

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GUYER




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