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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
520 AM MDT THU OCT 2 2014

NMZ501>540-031200-
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-
520 AM MDT THU OCT 2 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LOW TEMPERATURES LATE TONIGHT COULD BOTTOM OUT TO NEAR OR BELOW
FREEZING FOR SOME LOCALES IN THE NORTHWEST PLATEAU...UPPER RIO
GRANDE AND ESTANCIA VALLEYS AS WELL AS THE NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS.
VALLEY AREAS OF THE ALBUQUERQUE METRO COULD ALSO SEE NEAR FREEZING
TEMPERATURES NEAR DAWN FRIDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

LOW TEMPERATURES EARLY SATURDAY MORNING COULD BE NEAR TO BELOW
FREEZING FOR SOME LOCALES OVER THE NORTH AND WEST CENTRAL...SIMILAR
TO THAT OF EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO
MODERATE TO NEAR NORMAL OR ABOVE BEGINNING SATURDAY.

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

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
420 AM MDT THU OCT 2 2014

NMZ501>507-510>519-521>523-527>533-022200-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
ESTANCIA VALLEY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
GUADALUPE COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-UNION COUNTY-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
420 AM MDT THU OCT 2 2014

...NEAR TO SUBFREEZING LOW TEMPERATURES OVER PORTIONS OF NORTH AND
WEST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO EARLY FRIDAY...

A DRY AND CHILLY AIR MASS WILL INVADE NEW MEXICO TODAY...SETTING THE
STAGE FOR THE MOST WIDESPREAD OCCURRENCE OF NEAR TO SUBFREEZING
TEMPERATURES SO FAR THIS SEASON LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY FRIDAY. THE
AREA IMPACTED...WITH SOME EXCEPTIONS DUE TO TERRAIN VARIATIONS AND IN
LARGER URBAN AREAS...WILL INCLUDE LOCALES GENERALLY NORTH OF A LINE
FROM NEAR CLAYTON TO VAUGHN...LOS LUNAS AND FENCE LAKE. GENERALLY...
IN THE SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THIS AREA LOW TEMPERATURES EARLY FRIDAY
WILL BE IN THE 30S TO LOWER 40S WITH ONLY THE LOWEST DIPS AND VALLEYS
APPROACHING OR BRIEFLY REACHING THE FREEZING MARK. THIS WOULD INCLUDE
SOME OF THE MORE AGRICULTURALLY SENSITIVE LOCALES AS THE FAR
NORTHEAST PLAINS...HARDING COUNTY...EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...
GUADALUPE COUNTY...CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...ESTANCIA VALLEY...SANTA FE AND
VALLEY AREAS OF THE ALBUQUERQUE METRO AS WELL AS THE NORTHWEST
PLATEAU AND LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY. ELSEWHERE...MANY SPOTS WILL
REACH THE 20S TO MID 30S FOR A FEW HOURS.

MINIMUMS FRIDAY NIGHT COULD BE CLOSE TO THOSE EXPECTED TONIGHT...SO A
REPEAT OF NEAR OR SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES IS POSSIBLE BEFORE
A WARMING TREND BEGINS SATURDAY.

THOSE WITH SENSITIVE PLANTS OR HAVING OTHER FREEZE SENSITIVE CONCERNS
ACROSS NORTHERN AND WEST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO SHOULD PREPARE FOR THE
CHILLY TEMPERATURES TONIGHT AND POSSIBLY FRIDAY NIGHT.

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