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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
321 PM MST WED APR 23 2014

AZZ004>018-037>040-240815-
KAIBAB PLATEAU-MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS-GRAND CANYON COUNTRY-
COCONINO PLATEAU-YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD-CHINLE VALLEY-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY-
WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM-WHITE MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN GILA COUNTY-YAVAPAI COUNTY VALLEYS AND BASINS-
OAK CREEK AND SYCAMORE CANYONS-BLACK MESA AREA-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264-
321 PM MST WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR APACHE...COCONINO...
NORTHERN GILA...NAVAJO...AND YAVAPAI COUNTIES IN NORTHERN
ARIZONA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ON FRIDAY....SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS FROM 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO 45 MPH ARE PROBABLE ALONG AND NORTH OF THE MOGOLLON RIM.
A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR MOST OF NORTHEAST ARIZONA.
SEE PHXRFWFGZ FOR DETAILS.

FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. A STRONG LATE SEASON COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE THROUGH NORTHERN ARIZONA. VERY STRONG SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS
ARE EXPECTED WITH THE FRONT. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND SNOW ARE FORECAST
WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE. SNOW LEVELS SHOULD FALL TO
AROUND 6500 FEET SATURDAY MORNING IN COCONINO AND YAVAPAI
COUNTIES. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE UNCERTAIN AT THIS TIME...BUT
SNOWFALL WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES AND WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS
ARE LIKELY ABOVE 6500 FEET. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TO CONTINUE
SATURDAY NIGHT.

ON SUNDAY...EXPECT CLEARING CONDITIONS FROM WEST TO EAST WITH GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED UNTIL FRIDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
559 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

NMZ501>540-241200-
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-
559 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES ARE FORECAST FOR MUCH OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO TODAY. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST IN THE NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS
AND ADJACENT PLAINS OF THE STATE WHERE SOME AREAS OF BLOWING DUST
WILL BE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES ARE FORECAST AGAIN ON FRIDAY...MAINLY OVER CENTRAL TO
EASTERN AREAS OF THE STATE.

EVEN STRONGER WINDS ARE THEN EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND AS A VIGOROUS
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHES THE STATE. SOME GUSTS MAY EVEN
APPROACH SEVERE LEVELS OF 60 MPH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY WITH AREAS OF
BLOWING DUST AND MORE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER ALSO POSSIBLE. IN
ADDITION...SOME SNOW ACCUMULATION IS ALSO EXPECTED THIS
WEEKEND...PRIMARILY OVER THE NORTHERN AND WESTERN MOUNTAINS OF THE
STATE.

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

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
545 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-241200-
UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
SOUTHERN GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY-LOWLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-
UPLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN-
EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS-SIERRA COUNTY LAKES-
NORTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY-SOUTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY-
CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN-SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-OTERO MESA-
WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY-EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY-
NORTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS/HUECO MOUNTAINS-SALT BASIN-
SOUTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN EL PASO/WESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTIES-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN HUDSPETH COUNTY-
545 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NM AND TX.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM
THIS EVENING...

WINDY THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING WITH SOUTHWEST TO WEST
WINDS HAVING SUSTAINED SPEEDS FROM 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50
MPH. BLOWING DUST WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO AROUND 3 MILES OVER
SOME AREAS WITH VISIBILITIES BRIEFLY AS LOW AS A HALF MILE IN VERY
ISOLATED DUST PRONE LOCATIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
VERY WINDY SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING WITH WEST WINDS
HAVING SUSTAINED SPEEDS AROUND 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 60 MPH.
BLOWING DUST WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO AROUND 3 MILES OVER MUCH
OF THE REGION WITH VISIBILITIES LESS THAN A HALF MILE OVER A FEW
LOCATIONS.

CONTINUED WINDY ON SUNDAY WITH WINDS GUSTING TO AROUND 40 MPH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY SIGNIFICANT WEATHER INCLUDING
STRONG WINDS AND LOW VISIBILITIES FROM BLOWING DUST.

$$

ROGASH

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