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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
516 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

AZZ021>024-026>028-301300-
WEST CENTRAL DESERTS-NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-GREATER PHOENIX AREA-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHWEST DESERTS-SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-
NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
516 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST-CENTRAL ARIZONA...SOUTH-
CENTRAL ARIZONA...SOUTHWEST ARIZONA AND WEST-CENTRAL ARIZONA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WIDESPREAD SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP AND SPREAD NORTH LATER TONIGHT
LEADING TO LOCALLY MODERATE OR EVEN HEAVY RAIN ESPECIALLY OVER HIGHER
TERRAIN AREAS TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF PHOENIX.

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

SHOWERS...SOME WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN...WILL AFFECT SOUTHWEST
AND SOUTH CENTRAL ARIZONA FRIDAY THROUGH THE DAY ON SATURDAY. THE
BEST CHANCE FOR HEAVY RAIN WILL OCCUR DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY. THERE
WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS ON
BOTH DAYS AND ANY STORM THAT DEVELOPS WILL LOCALLY ENHANCE RAINFALL TOTALS.

THE HEAVIEST RAIN WILL LIKELY AFFECT THE HIGHER TERRAIN AREAS TO THE
NORTH AND EAST OF PHOENIX. HEAVY RAIN FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT MAY
LEAD TO BOTH URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING...CAUSING WASHES TO FLOW
HEAVILY AND LEADING TO SOME FLOODING OF ROADS AND LOW LYING AREAS.
RAIN TOTALS IN THE LOWER DESERTS MAY EXCEED ONE INCH DURING THE
FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY PERIOD AND TOTALS IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN EAST
OF PHOENIX MAY EXCEED 1.5 INCHES.

RAIN AND RAIN SHOWERS WILL START TO DIMINISH IN BOTH COVERAGE AND
INTENSITY THROUGHOUT THE DAY AND INTO THE EVENING HOURS ON SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.

$$

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX IS ON THE INTERNET AT

WEATHER.GOV/PHOENIX

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
300 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

AZZ004>018-037>040-300745-
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-
300 PM MST THU JAN 29 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

RAIN SHOWERS COVERAGE WILL INCREASE TONIGHT FROM SOUTH TO NORTH.
SNOW LEVELS TO BE AT AND ABOVE 9000 FEET OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING A MOIST SUBTROPICAL AIRMASS INTO
NORTHERN ARIZONA FROM TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. EXPECT
WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW AT THE HIGHEST LEVELS IN NORTHERN
ARIZONA. RAINFALL TOTALS ARE FORECAST TO RANGE FROM A HALF INCH TO 2
INCHES...WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE MOGOLLON
RIM. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS EXCEEDING 18 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ABOVE 9000
FEET.

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WHITE MOUNTAINS ABOVE
8500 FEET FROM 5 AM FRIDAY THROUGH 5 PM SATURDAY. SEE TEXT PRODUCT
PHXWSWFGZ FOR DETAILS. SNOW LEVEL PROJECTIONS ARE FOR NORTHERN
ARIZONA ARE: AT AND ABOVE 8500 FEET THROUGH SUNSET FRIDAY AND THEN
LOWER TO AROUND 7500 FEET BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
725 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

NMZ401-404>407-409>413-417-TXZ418>424-301230-
UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY-
LOWLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-UPLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN-SIERRA COUNTY LAKES-
NORTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY-SOUTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY-
CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN-SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-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-
508 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. FOR TONIGHT RAIN SHOWERS WILL
BECOME WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE LOWLANDS WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS  AROUND
.25 TO .50 INCHES. SOME PONDING OF WATER MAY OCCUR OVER A FEW
AREAS...ESPECIALLY OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

ALSO BREEZY TO WINDY ACROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT WITH
WINDS GUSTING AROUND 30 MPH...ESPECIALLY ALONG WESTERN FACING
SLOPES.

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

RAIN SHOWERS WIDESPREAD FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS WILL BE AROUND AN INCH WITH UP TO 2 INCH TOTAL RAINFALLS
OVER A FEW LOCATIONS. THE RAINS WILL CAUSE SOME PONDING OF WATER AND
MINOR FLOODING..ESPECIALLY AROUND LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

THE RAIN WILL DIMINISH SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY WITH DRY WEATHER
EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUIRED TO REPORT HEAVIER RAINFALLS AND
POSSIBLE FLOODING.

$$

ROGASH

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
725 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

NMZ402-403-408-301230-
SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
SOUTHERN GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY-
EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS-
508 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NM.

...WINTER STORM WARNING LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. FOR TONIGHT RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD WITH SNOW AMOUNTS AROUND 2 TO 5
INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET CAUSING SLIPPERY ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITIES.
ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS RAIN WILL BE MIXED WITH SNOW WITH
RAINFALL AMOUNTS AROUND .25 TO .5 INCH.

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

RAIN SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL OCCUR WITH SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
AROUND 4 TO 8 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET WITH 1 TO 3 INCHES ELSEWHERE.
THE SNOW WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO LOW
VISIBILITIES AND ICY SNOW COVERED ROADS. SOME ROAD CLOSURES WILL
OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ABOVE 7000 FEET. AREAS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY
RAINFALL ALSO EXPECTED LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM
1 TO 2 INCHES. SOME PONDING OF WATER OR MINOR FLOODING IS
POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY AROUND LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

THE RAIN AND SNOW WILL DIMINISH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY
WITH DRY WEATHER EXPECTED MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUIRED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AND ROAD
CONDITIONS.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
619 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-301300-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
619 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

VALLEY RAIN AND HIGH ELEVATION SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO FAR SOUTHERN
UTAH TONIGHT. SNOW LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN AROUND 7000 FEET
DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

WIDESPREAD VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW IS EXPECTED FRIDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN UTAH...AS A
STORM SYSTEM SLOWLY CROSS THE DESERT SOUTHWEST. SIGNIFICANT SNOW
IS LIKELY ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN UTAH.
SNOW LEVELS WILL GENERALLY REMAIN NEAR 7000 FEET...BUT MAY FALL AS
LOW AS 6000 FEET AT TIMES. PRECIPITATION WILL WIND DOWN FROM NORTH
TO SOUTH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS INTO THE REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
612 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-301315-
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-
612 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY...BUT AN INCREASING CHANCE
IS EXPECTED OVER SOUTHEAST UTAH AND SOUTHWEST COLORADO TONIGHT
WITH THE SNOW LEVEL AROUND 6000 FEET. SNOW BECOMES WIDESPREAD
TONIGHT OVER THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS WITH HIGHWAYS BECOMING SNOW
COVERED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

MOUNTAIN SNOW AND VALLEY RAIN WILL BE LIKELY FRIDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY. THE SNOW LEVEL IS EXPECTED TO RISE BETWEEN 8000 TO 9000
FEET FRIDAY MORNING WITH POSSIBLE SIGNIFICANT SNOW OVER THE
MOUNTAINS. TOTAL STORM ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
MOUNTAINS COULD RANGE FROM 4 TO 8 INCHES WITH SOME SPOTS REACHING
12 INCHES. IMPROVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT.

MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF SNOW OVER THE
PARK RANGE IN NORTHWEST COLORADO EACH DAY. ONLY LIGHT SNOW IS
EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
517 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

NMZ501>540-301300-
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-
517 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT IN ADVANCE OF AN
UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM MOVING TOWARD SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. THIS
COMBINED WITH A BACK DOOR COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE AREA TODAY
WILL YIELD THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT AND HEAVY SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS WILL BEGIN TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

PRECIPITATION WILL EXPAND FRIDAY ACROSS ALL OF NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL NEW MEXICO AND THIS WIDESPREAD AND OCCASIONALLY HEAVY
PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL
FLUCTUATE...THUS LOWER ELEVATIONS...MAINLY BELOW 7000 FEET...MAY
SEE A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW. HEAVY WET SNOW MAY COMPROMISE THE
STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF SOME ROOF TOPS...ESPECIALLY AT ELEVATIONS
ABOVE 9000 FEET WHERE GREATER THAN A FOOT OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE.

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

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/ABQ
OR BY CALLING 1.888.386.7637.

$$

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