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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
622 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

NMZ503-504-506>508-510-511-519>522-230300-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-ESTANCIA VALLEY-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CHAMA...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...GRANTS...LOS ALAMOS...
MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...QUEMADO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...
SOCORRO
622 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

.NOW...
SHOWERS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THROUGH 8 PM MST...BUT STRONG
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PERSIST OVER THE MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT
HIGHLANDS. A FEW GUSTS TO BETWEEN 40 AND 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE...
ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS. SHOWERS WILL PRODUCE
MAINLY TRACE AMOUNTS OF SNOW.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
530 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

NMZ501>540-231300-
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-
530 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH
WILL IMPACT THE AREA FROM THE SANDIA AND MANZANO MOUNTAINS EAST
ACROSS THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS TODAY. WINDY CONDITIONS WILL ALSO
IMPACT MUCH OF THE REMAINDER OF CENTRAL AND WESTERN NEW MEXICO
WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE FOR THE
NORTHERN HIGH TERRAIN TODAY THEN SPREAD DOWN THE PLAINS TONIGHT.
THE COMBINATION OF SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...AND FRIGID TEMPERATURES
WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SNOW WILL TAPER OFF OVER THE EAST SLOPES AND SOUTHEAST PLAINS
TUESDAY MORNING. NORTH WINDS WILL THEN INCREASE AGAIN OVER THE
NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL PLAINS WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. MUCH
COLDER AIR AND BLOWING SNOW WILL ALLOW HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS
TO PERSIST THROUGH TUESDAY.

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

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT 1.888.386.7637 TO REPORT
WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 50 MPH...WIND DAMAGE...AND HEAVY SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS.

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