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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
526 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

NMZ501>540-201230-
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-
526 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Strong to potentially damaging winds will spread east across the
state today and continue along the Central Mountain Chain overnight.
A Wind Advisory and a High Wind Warning are in effect.

Snow showers will increase across the western and northern high
terrain today, then expand across western New Mexico overnight. A
Winter Storm Warning and a Winter Weather Advisory are in effect.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Strong to potentially damaging winds will persist across the South
Central Mountains and Southwest Chaves County early Tuesday morning.

Another round of snow is likely Wednesday night into Thursday morning
across north central and northwest New Mexico. A Winter Weather
Advisory will likely be required.

Another potent storm system will push east across the state late
Friday through early Saturday, bringing a mix of strong winds and
more snowfall.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts through the
National Weather Service Albuquerque web site at weather.gov/abq
or by calling 1.888.386.7637.

$$

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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
355 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS SPREADING ACROSS NORTHERN
AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO TODAY...

.A strong storm system approaching from the northwest will bring
increasing winds over the region today. Strong to potentially
damaging winds will spread from the higher terrain to the lower
elevations through the daytime hours and into the evening prior
to a cold front pushing through late tonight.

NMZ501-507-518>520-522-525-530-534>539-191900-
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0011.180219T1500Z-180220T0600Z/
Northwest Plateau-West Central Highlands-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Estancia Valley-Upper Tularosa Valley-
Union County-Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-
De Baca County-Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-
355 AM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO
11 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* LOCATION...Much of the lower elevations of northern and
  central New Mexico, including the Albuquerque and Santa Fe
  metro areas.

* WINDS...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with occasional gusts to
  between 50 and 55 mph.

* TIMING...Winds strengthening this morning, peaking late
  afternoon, then gradually decreasing during the evening hours.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced to between 3 and 5 miles in
  blowing dust.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Difficult driving conditions due to strong
  crosswinds and localized blowing dust are expected, including
  along Highway 550, Interstate 25 and portions of Interstate
  40. Drivers of vans, campers, trailers and other high profile
  vehicles should exercise caution.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts
of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
attention should be given to cross winds.

&&

$$




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