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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
742 AM MST Thu Mar 4 2021

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-
742 AM MST Thu Mar 4 2021

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Areas of light snow will continue in the northern mountains and far
northeast NM today and tonight where a few more inches are possible.
Strong west to northwest winds will impact the rest of central and
eastern NM with gusts of 45 to 55 mph possible. A backdoor cold front
will then move south through eastern NM Thursday night and Friday
morning with gusts up to 40 to 50 mph possible. Areas of blowing dust
with reduced visibility may develop across eastern NM with the
stronger winds today and tonight. In addition, the strong winds will
lead to critical fire weather conditions over the Northeast and East
Central Plains, especially along and east of the Pecos Valley, this

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Strong north to northeast winds will continue for much of the
eastern plains Friday morning. Gusts to 50 mph are possible at times.


Spotters are encouraged to report rain and snow amounts and any wind
impacts through the National Weather Service Albuquerque web site at 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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