Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
406 AM MDT Sat Mar 24 2018

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 Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/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-
406 AM MDT Sat Mar 24 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Red Flag Warning is in effect this afternoon until early evening
for the area along and east of the central mountain chain, where low
humidities combined with strong winds will create critical fire
weather conditions.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

The potential exists for critical fire weather conditions to return
to the area along and east of the central mountain chain Sunday and
Monday, and also in the middle Rio Grande Valley on Sunday.

Monday night through Tuesday night, a few inches of snow accumulation
will be possible in the northern mountains with locally around a half
foot in the Sangre de Cristos near the Colorado border.


Spotter activation is not anticipated.



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