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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
413 AM MDT Tue Apr 13 2021

NMZ201>241-141015-
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-
413 AM MDT Tue Apr 13 2021

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Strong east canyon winds will impact the Middle Rio Grande Valley
including the Albuquerque and Santa Fe metros early this morning.
Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible
across northern and central New Mexico in the afternoon. Breezy to
locally windy conditions along with above average temperatures and
low relative humidity will create spotty critical fire weather
conditions across west central New Mexico.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible each afternoon
favoring the northern mountains and east slopes of the Sangre de
Cristos. Low clouds and fog will be possible across portions of the
eastern plains Wednesday and Thursday morning which could reduce
visibility. Strong winds and low relative humidity values will create
spotty critical fire weather conditions across central New Mexico on
Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report strong winds or wildfires 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.

$$

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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
643 AM MDT Tue Apr 13 2021

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH FOR WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST NEW MEXICO
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING FOR VERY DRY AND WINDY
CONDITIONS WITH AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE...

.Drier and stronger southwesterlies will develop over far western
New Mexico Wednesday. Humidity will plummet to near 10 percent in
many areas with occasional gusts reaching 35 mph over areas along
and west of the Continental Divide. In addition, Haines values of
6 will also be possible across western New Mexico Wednesday
afternoon and early evening, indicating the potential for an
unstable atmosphere that will create critical fire weather
conditions.

NMZ101-105-109-132100-
/O.CON.KABQ.FW.A.0016.210414T1800Z-210415T0200Z/
Northwest Plateau-Northwest Highlands-West Central Highlands-
643 AM MDT Tue Apr 13 2021

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

* AREA AND TIMING...Northwest Plateau, Northwest Highlands and
  the West Central Highlands.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...Southwest 20 to 25 mph with occasional gusts to
  35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 to 11 percent.

* 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.

&&

$$




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