Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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000 FLUS45 KABQ 190901 HWOABQ Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Albuquerque NM 301 AM MDT Mon Apr 19 2021 NMZ201>241-201100- Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands- Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains- West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains- San Francisco River Valley-Tusas Mountains Including Chama- Jemez Mountains-Glorieta Mesa Including Glorieta Pass- Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains- Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains- East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley- Espanola Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area- Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area- Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains Including Edgewood- Estancia Valley-Central Highlands-South Central Highlands- Upper Tularosa Valley-South Central Mountains- Johnson and Bartlett Mesas Including Raton Pass- 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- San Agustin Plains and Adjacent Lowlands- 301 AM MDT Mon Apr 19 2021 This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central New Mexico. .DAY ONE...Today and Tonight A potent back door cold front will race southward through eastern NM this evening with northeast winds of 25 to 40 mph and gusts up to 50 mph. Areas of blowing dust along the cold front may lower visibility below one mile at times. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday Southwest winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph will return Wednesday with the potential for widespread critical fire weather conditions. Just enough mid level moisture will be in place near the CO border Wednesday through Friday for a few high-based rain showers and perhaps a dry thunderstorm with strong downburst winds each day. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotters are encouraged to report winds in excess of 45 mph and low visibility from blowing dust through the National Weather Service Albuquerque web site at weather.gov/abq or by calling 1.888.386.7637. You can also submit storm reports and photos on our Facebook page or via Twitter using the hashtag nmwx. $$ Guyer

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