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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1241 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>010-241200-
/O.NEW.KAMA.WI.Y.0010.140424T0541Z-140424T1200Z/
CIMARRON-TEXAS-BEAVER-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-OCHILTREE-LIPSCOMB-
HARTLEY-MOORE-HUTCHINSON-ROBERTS-HEMPHILL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOISE CITY...KEYES...GUYMON...BEAVER...
FORGAN...DALHART...STRATFORD...SPEARMAN...GRUVER...PERRYTON...
BOOKER...HIGGINS...FOLLETT...HARTLEY...CHANNING...DUMAS...
BORGER...MIAMI...CANADIAN
1241 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING.

* EVENT...NORTH WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH.

* TIMING...THROUGH 7 AM.

* IMPACTS...THESE WINDS WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING DUST WITH
  VISIBILITIES LESS THAN 3 MILES AT TIMES. THE WINDS WILL ALSO TOSS
  AROUND LIGHTWEIGHT LAWN FURNITURE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 35 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

GOEHRING


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
800 PM MST WED APR 23 2014

AZZ105-109-110-112>114-140-241500-
/O.CON.KFGZ.FW.A.0005.140425T1900Z-140426T0200Z/
MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 105)-
NORTHEAST PLATEAU AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
109)-CHINLE VALLEY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE 110)-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY (FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 112)-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
113)-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
114)-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264 (FIRE WEATHER ZONE
140)-
800 PM MST WED APR 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR THE LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY...
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS...AND MARBLE AND GLEN CANYON DUE TO STRONG
WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

* AFFECTED AREA...LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY...NORTHEAST
  PLATEAUS...AND THE GLEN AND MARBLE CANYON AREAS.

* TIMING...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED FROM
  NOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING FRIDAY.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

PLEASE NOTIFY FIELD CREWS OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

$$

KD

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
749 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING FOR THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND
PLAINS...EAST CENTRAL PLAINS...AND SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS
MOUNTAINS DUE TO STRONG WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...

.AS SURFACE LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS OVER EASTERN NEW MEXICO STRONG
SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS...HIGH HAINES AND ABOVE AVERAGE HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN TO MUCH OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN NEW
MEXICO FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS A VIGOROUS UPPER LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHES THE STATE FROM THE WEST.

NMZ103-104-106>108-241400-
/O.EXP.KABQ.FW.W.0020.000000T0000Z-140424T0200Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.A.0027.140425T1800Z-140426T0200Z/
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 103
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS/EASTERN CARSON AND SANTA FE NF/SNZ-TAZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 104
NORTHEAST PLAINS/EASTERN KIOWA AND RITA BLANCA GRASSLANDS/ABZ-TNZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 106
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE-SOCORRO BLM/ABZ-GLZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 107
SANDIA-MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS/EASTERN CIBOLA NF/ABZ-
NEW MEXICO FIRE WEATHER ZONE 108
EAST CENTRAL PLAINS/WESTERN KIOWA GRASSLANDS BLM/ABZ-SNZ-
749 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* AREA AND TIMING...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS...EAST
  CENTRAL PLAINS...SANDIA...MANZANO AND GALLINAS MOUNTAINS AND
  MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY. CRITICAL CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...SOUTHWEST AND WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45
  MPH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...7 TO 10 PERCENT FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OR FIRE CREWS IN THE
FIELD OF THIS FIRE WEATHER WATCH.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1215 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-242145-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...HAYDEN...
MEEKER...RIO BLANCO...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS AND VICINITY...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...
PALISADE...RIFLE...SILT...PARACHUTE...MESA...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...
EAGLE...CARBONDALE...SKYWAY...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...
CEDAREDGE...DELTA...HOTCHKISS...MONTROSE...CRESTED BUTTE...
TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE...GUNNISON...
CIMARRON...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...
SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS...GATEWAY...NUCLA...CORTEZ...
DOVE CREEK...MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO...
PAGOSA SPRINGS AND VICINITY...BLANDING...BLUFF...MEXICAN HAT...
MANILA...DUTCH JOHN...VERNAL...JENSEN...BALLARD...FORT DUCHESNE...
RANDLETT...MOAB...CASTLE VALLEY...THOMPSON SPRINGS...
MONTICELLO AND VICINITY
1215 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

...WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION AND STRONG WINDS THIS WEEKEND...

A STRONG LATE SEASON WINTRY STORM WILL BRING STRONG WINDS AND
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS TO THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. SOUTHWEST WINDS
WILL BECOME GUSTY FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. MOISTURE INCREASES OVER
THE FORECAST AREA FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. COLDER UNSETTLED AIR
ON SATURDAY BRINGS INCREASING SHOWERS WITH LATE-DAY THUNDERSTORMS
POSSIBLE. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER
MOUNTAINS.

SNOW LEVELS PLUMMET SATURDAY EVENING WHEN A STRONG COLD FRONT
SWEEPS THROUGH THE REGION. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY SNOW
IN THE MOUNTAINS WITH ACCUMULATION INTO THE HIGHER VALLEYS. SNOW
SHOWERS MAY LINGER IN THE COLORADO MOUNTAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS
INTO MONDAY.

TRAVEL THIS WEEKEND MAY BECOME DIFFICULT THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS
AND POSSIBLY EVEN HIGHER VALLEY LOCATIONS DUE TO ACCUMULATING SNOW
AND BLOWING SNOW. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS ON THIS DEVELOPING
WEATHER SYSTEM AT OUR WEBSITE WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GJT.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1249 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-241800-
CIMARRON-TEXAS-BEAVER-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-OCHILTREE-LIPSCOMB-
HARTLEY-MOORE-HUTCHINSON-ROBERTS-HEMPHILL-OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-
GRAY-WHEELER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
1249 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA
PANHANDLES.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM FOR THE OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE
AND THE NORTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE FOR NORTH WINDS AT 30 TO 40 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 50 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE EASTERN HALF OF THE TEXAS AND
OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES SATURDAY. SOME OF THESE STORMS MAY BE SEVERE
WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AS THE MAIN THREATS.

ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE FRIDAY ACROSS
MAINLY THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE. ELEVATED TO CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE AREA WIDE SATURDAY AND
SUNDAY AND THE SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

AREA FIRE MANAGERS AND EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR
ELEVATED AND CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

$$

GOEHRING

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
831 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

TXZ021>044-250145-
PARMER-CASTRO-SWISHER-BRISCOE-HALL-CHILDRESS-BAILEY-LAMB-HALE-
FLOYD-MOTLEY-COTTLE-COCHRAN-HOCKLEY-LUBBOCK-CROSBY-DICKENS-KING-
YOAKUM-TERRY-LYNN-GARZA-KENT-STONEWALL-
831 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE EXTREME SOUTHERN TEXAS
PANHANDLE...SOUTH PLAINS AND ROLLING PLAINS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A DYNAMIC STORM SYSTEM BY THIS WEEKEND MAY GENERATE SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND SATURDAY NIGHT EAST OF THE
CAPROCK ESCARPMENT. FARTHER WEST...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. AS THE STORM
SYSTEM INTENSIFIES AND TRACKS NORTH OF THE REGION BY SUNDAY...
STRONG WESTERLY WINDS AND BLOWING DUST COULD THREATEN MUCH OF THE
OUTLOOK AREA.
.

$$

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 PUEBLO CO
1109 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

COZ058>089-093>099-241715-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY EAST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
DEL NORTE VICINITY/NORTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
ALAMOSA VICINITY/CENTRAL SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
SOUTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES PEAK BETWEEN
7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
CANON CITY VICINITY/EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
COLORADO SPRINGS VICINITY/SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE
BELOW 7400 FT-PUEBLO AND VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FT-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
CROWLEY COUNTY-LA JUNTA VICINITY/OTERO COUNTY-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY-
EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY-LAS ANIMAS VICINITY/BENT COUNTY-
LAMAR VICINITY/PROWERS COUNTY-SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA COUNTY-
1109 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
POSSIBLE ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE THIS AFTERNOON...AS WELL AS
ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO PLAINS INTO THIS EVENING. THE
PRIMARY METEOROLOGICAL THREATS WILL BE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET. ANY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
WILL GENERALLY BE LESS THAN AN INCH.

ONE OR TWO STORMS OVER THE FAR SOUTHEASTERN PLAINS COULD BECOME
STRONG FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THIS EVENING. IF THESE
STORMS DEVELOP THEY WILL BE CAPABLE OF GENERATING HAIL TO NICKEL
SIZE AND WIND GUSTS TO 55 MPH.

INCREASING SOUTHWEST WINDS...COMBINED WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
LEVELS...WILL PRODUCE NEAR CRITICAL TO CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS FROM NOON UNTIL 8 PM TODAY ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST
COLORADO PLAINS AND ALONG THE INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT SOUTHERN COLORADO THIS WEEKEND.
THE SYSTEM COULD POTENTIALLY BRING SEVERAL INCHES OF WIND DRIVEN
WET SNOW TO ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6000 FEET...WITH WIND DRIVEN RAIN OR
RAIN SHOWERS BELOW 6000 FEET. IF THE SYSTEM FOLLOWS CURRENT MODEL
TIMING...PRECIPITATION WOULD BEGIN ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...SPREAD TO THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS SATURDAY
NIGHT...AND THEN CROSS ONTO THE PLAINS EARLY SUNDAY AND CONTINUE
THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY.

THIS STORM SYSTEM IS STILL SEVERAL DAYS AWAY AND IT`S TRACK REMAINS
VERY UNCERTAIN. STAY TUNED THROUGH THE WEEK FOR THE LATEST FORECAST
UPDATES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL
BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST
PLAINS.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
613 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-241215-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
613 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TODAY MAINLY OVER THE
COLORADO MOUNTAINS.

LOCALIZED FREEZING TEMPERATURES NEAR DAYBREAK ARE EXPECTED FOR
THE LOWER VALLEYS...WHICH MAY THREATEN TENDER VEGETATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH MONDAY

FRIDAY...FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY APPROACH CRITICAL FOR SOME
LOWER ELEVATIONS OF SOUTHWEST COLORADO...DUE TO LOW HUMIDITY AND
INCREASING SOUTHWEST WINDS.

SATURDAY...A POTENTIALLY STRONG SPRING STORM WILL BRING STRONG
GUSTY WINDS TO THE REGION ON SATURDAY. SHOWERS WILL BE DEVELOPING
FROM THE WEST AND SPREAD EASTWARD DURING THE DAY.

RAIN AND SNOW IS LIKELY FOR THE WESTERN COLORADO MOUNTAINS ON
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY WITH ACCUMULATING SNOW POSSIBLE ABOVE
9000 FEET. COOLER AND UNSETTLED CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE INTO
MONDAY...ESPECIALLY FOR NORTHWEST COLORADO.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED TODAY OR TONIGHT...HOWEVER
SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT EXCESSIVE WIND OR ANY OBSERVED
WIND RELATED DAMAGE TO THE GRAND JUNCTION FORECAST OFFICE.

$$

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


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1252 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

NMZ530>532-534-535-240900-
CURRY COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-
UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...ROY...
TUCUMCARI
1252 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

.NOW...
NORTH WINDS...ASSOCIATED WITH A COLD FRONT TRACKING SOUTH THROUGH
PORTIONS OF THE NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL PLAINS...WILL BE
SUSTAINED AT 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH. BEFORE 3
AM...AREAS OF REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING DUST WILL IMPACT
CLAYTON AND TUCUMCARI AND POSSIBLY TRAVEL ON HIGHWAYS 64 AND 87
AND INTERSTATE 40. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO 1 TO 2 MILES
AT TIMES IN BLOWING DUST.

$$

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