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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
441 AM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

NMZ501>540-281200-
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-
441 AM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

West to northwest winds sustained 25 to 40 mph and gusting to 50 to
60 mph will be likely over the east and south today. Critical fire
weather conditions will develop over portions of the area along and
south of Interstate 40 this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

A wintry storm system will impact the region from Friday night
through early Sunday. Significant snow accumulations and blowing snow will
be focused over the northeast third and major travel routes such as
Interstate 25 at Raton Pass and Highways 64 and 87 from Raton to
Clayton will be impacted. Highs Saturday will be 20 to 35 degrees
below average and will be followed by near to below freezing low
temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report wind speeds and precipitation
amounts and impacts 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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