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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
342 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

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-
342 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Winter Storm Warnings continue through late this afternoon for the
Far Northwest Highlands and the Northwest Mountains. Winter Weather
Advisories will continue through noon today in west central New
Mexico and through 5 PM across much of north central New Mexico.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday
Another storm system from the Great Basin will move eastward Friday
and cross northern New Mexico Saturday. Light snow is expected
across northwest, north central and west central New Mexico Friday
afternoon through Saturday morning with 1 to 3 inches expected in the
higher elevations and generally less than 1 inch in the lower

Yet another storm system will cross northern New Mexico on Sunday,
bringing light accumulations of snow to the northwest highlands and
mountains and much of north central New Mexico.

A storm system will move into the Southwest U.S. early next week and
will have the potential to produce elevation snow across portions of
western and central New Mexico late Tuesday into Wednesday.

The potential for critical fire weather conditions will exist Friday
through Tuesday during the afternoon hours.


Spotter activation is not anticipated.



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