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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
1221 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-191730-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-
LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-
BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
1221 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014 /1121 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...SOUTHWEST TEXAS AND WEST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY...MAINLY WEST OF THE
PECOS RIVER. OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING WILL ACCOMPANY THESE STORMS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND SOUTHWEST
TEXAS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. STRONG STORMS ARE POSSIBLE ON SATURDAY...
ESPECIALLY ACROSS EXTREME SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...THE TRANS PECOS
REGION...AND THE WESTERN AND NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE PERMIAN
BASIN. SMALL HAIL AND WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STRONGER STORMS...THOUGH A FEW STORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE
WITH STRONG WINDS AND LARGE HAIL BEING THE PRIMARY THREAT. IN
ADDITION...BRIEF HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE DAVIS MOUNTAINS
AND UPPER TRANS PECOS WHICH COULD CAUSE MINOR FLOODING PROBLEMS.

SOME STORMS ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING COULD APPROACH SEVERE
LEVELS OVER THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN PERMIAN BASIN AND ROLLING
PLAINS WITH THE MAIN THREATS BEING LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$
THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WATCHES...WARNINGS...ADVISORIES...
AND STATEMENTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
MIDLAND CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT /LOWER CASE/
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MIDLAND

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
558 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

NMZ501>540-191200-
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-
558 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AS GULF MOISTURE SURGES INTO SOUTHEAST AND EAST-CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
THIS MORNING...PATCHY FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON...MAINLY OVER THE
MOUNTAINS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH THE SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE...MAINLY IN NORTHWEST AND NORTH-
CENTRAL AREAS OF THE STATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT OVER THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OR SO OF THE
STATE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

AS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH MOVES INTO NEW MEXICO SATURDAY...SCATTERED
AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP OVER CENTRAL AND
NORTHERN NEW MEXICO. A FEW OF THE STORMS MAY GENERATE GUSTY
OUTFLOW WINDS.

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 EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
547 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-191200-
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-
547 AM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE FAR WEST
AND FAR EASTERN AREAS THIS AFTERNOON AND INCREASE IN COVERAGE ACROSS
THE REMAINDER OF THE REGION OVERNIGHT. THESE STORMS ARE NOT
EXPECTED TO BECOME SEVERE...BUT THE STRONGEST STORMS COULD PRODUCE
WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH AND SMALL HAIL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY BE CONTINUING
THROUGH SATURDAY WITH THE BEST CHANCES EAST OF THE RIO GRANDE.
THERE WILL BE MODERATE INSTABILITY IN PLACE AND A COUPLE OF STORMS
COULD BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DIME TO QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND WIND
GUSTS TO 50 MPH. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY BE UNDER A
QUARTER INCH...BUT MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS COULD RECEIVE OVER THREE-
QUARTERS OF AN INCH BY SUNDAY MORNING.

WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL RETURN FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH
POSSIBLE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT THEIR RAINFALL TOTALS ALONG WITH
ANY REPORTS OF STRONG WINDS OR HAIL.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
521 PM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

NMZ501>509-190200-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...FARMINGTON...
GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRANTS...QUEMADO
521 PM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

.NOW...

SHOWERS CONTINUE TO BUILD ACROSS MOST OF WESTERN NEW MEXICO AS A
STORM SYSTEM SLOWLY MOVES INTO THE STATE. LITTLE TO NO PRECIPITATION
IS EXPECTED THROUGH 8PM...BUT VIRGA MAY PRODUCE BRIEF WIND
GUSTS AND LOCALIZED AREAS OF BLOWING DUST.  GUST UP TO 40 MPH ARE
POSSIBLE. A LIGHTNING STRIKE OR TWO CAN NOT BE RULED OUT AS WELL.
FARMINGTON...GALLUP...GRANTS...AND GLENWOOD ARE AMONG THE AREAS MOST
LIKELY TO BE IMPACTED.

$$

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