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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
442 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

...DENSE FOG DEVELOPING ACROSS THE LOWLANDS OF SOUTHWEST AND
SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

.YESTERDAY AND LAST EVENING`S RAINS HAVE LEFT MOIST SURFACE
CONDITIONS ACROSS THE DESERTS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO. BECAUSE OF LIGHT WINDS AND CLEARING SKIES...TEMPERATURES
ARE DROPPING TO DEWPOINTS CAUSING SURFACE SATURATION. THIS
SURFACE LAYER OF SATURATED AIR IS PRODUCING BROAD AREAS OF FOG...
SOME OF IT VERY DENSE. THESE FOGGY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST UNTIL
AFTER SUNRISE WITH SIGNIFICANT LIMITATIONS IN VISIBILITY CAUSING
HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS UNTIL MID MORNING.

NMZ404-405-407-410>413-417-191600-
/O.EXT.KEPZ.FG.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-141219T1600Z/
SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY-LOWLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN-NORTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY-CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN-
SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-OTERO MESA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LORDSBURG...REDROCK...VIRDEN...ANIMAS...
HACHITA...ANTELOPE WELLS...DEMING...COLUMBUS...GARFIELD...HATCH...
RADIUM SPRINGS...LAS CRUCES...VADO...SUNLAND PARK...ALAMOGORDO...
TULAROSA...WHITE SANDS MONUMENT...OROGRANDE...
WHITE SANDS RANGE HEADQUARTERS...CHAPARRAL...CROW FLATS
442 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS MORNING...

THE DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST THIS
MORNING.

* EVENT: PATCHY DENSE FOG ACROSS THE LOWLANDS OF SOUTHWEST AND
  SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.
  AREAS OF LESS DENSE FOG POSSIBLE ACROSS FAR WEST TEXAS.

* VISIBILITIES: SEVERE REDUCTIONS IN VISIBILITY DOWN TO LESS
  THAN 1/4 MILE.

* TIMING: THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING PRE-DAWN HOURS UNTIL 2 HOURS
  AFTER SUNRISE...BREAKING UP AROUND 9 AM MDT.

* IMPACT: SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL DANGER WITH SEVERELY REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES. MOTORIST ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN...USE LOW
  BEAMS... AND PULL OFF THE ROAD IF NECESSARY TO STAY SAFE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...
USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

&&

$$

BIRD


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
619 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-201330-
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-
619 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS PATCHY AREAS OF DENSE FOG ARE
POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO LOWLANDS. FAVORED AREAS
WILL BE WHERE RAIN FELL THURSDAY AND THURSDAY EVENING. FOG SHOULD
DISSIPATE AFTER SUNRISE AND BEFORE 9AM. TRAVEL MAY BE DANGEROUS
WITH SEVERELY REDUCED VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN ONE-QUARTER MILE.
OTHERWISE NO OTHER HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

BIRD

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
554 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

NMZ501>540-201300-
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-
554 AM MST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY AND DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT PARTS OF THE EASTERN
PLAINS...WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU...WESTERN MOUNTAINS AND NORTHWEST
PLATEAU UNTIL MID MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP MONDAY. GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH
WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM THE JEMEZ MOUNTAINS AND MOUNT TAYLOR
SOUTHEASTWARD TO CHAVEZ...ROOSEVELT AND CURRY COUNTIES.

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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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
343 PM MST THU DEC 18 2014

AZZ004>018-037>040-191415-
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-
343 PM MST THU DEC 18 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

EXPECT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TO DIMINISH FROM WEST TO EAST THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE BEST CHANCES FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL
BE IN THE WHITE MOUNTAINS REGION WHERE A TRACE TO 3 INCHES IS
POSSIBLE ABOVE 6000 FEET. AREAS OF PATCHY FOG THROUGH MID
MORNING ARE ALSO POSSIBLE AT LOCATIONS THAT RECEIVED PRECIPITATION
DURING THE DAY AND CLEARING SKIES OVERNIGHT. FOR MORE DETAILS GO
TO WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

FAIR WEATHER IS EXPECTED FROM FRIDAY THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT
WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

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