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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
329 AM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

NMZ501>540-220930-
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-
329 AM MDT Mon Aug 21 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A few thunderstorms this morning will produce locally heavy rainfall
over portions of east-central and southeast New Mexico. Of
particular concern will be areas along and east of the Pecos River in
Chaves County, as well as Roosevelt and Curry counties where
additional rainfall totals of one half to one inch will be possible
before midday. Going into the afternoon, isolated to scattered
thunderstorms can be expected areawide with the potential for a few
strong storms capable of hail and heavy rain across the southeast
quarter.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

A backdoor cold front will likely boost storm coverage across much
of eastern New Mexico Tuesday and especially Tuesday night where
locally heavy rainfall can be expected. Thereafter, an active
monsoon period is then expected Wednesday into Thursday, and possibly
Friday before a drying trend develops this weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report heavy rainfall and flooding 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 nmwx.

$$

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