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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
250 AM MDT Sat Sep 26 2020

NMZ201>241-271100-
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-
250 AM MDT Sat Sep 26 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

A strong backdoor cold front will impact the area starting late
Sunday, bringing strong winds and cooler temperatures as well as
light precipitation to the northeast. The strongest winds will be
felt across the far eastern plains overnight Sunday where gusts up
to 45-55 mph will be possible. Strong east canyon winds will also be
possible in the Rio Grande Valley where gusts up to 50 mph will be
possible through early Monday morning. Winds will relax some during
the day on Monday, but windy conditions will continue through Monday
afternoon.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
639 PM MDT Sat Sep 26 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT SUNDAY DUE TO STRONG WINDS...LOW
HUMIDITY...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES...AND AN UNSTABLE AIRMASS...

.Northwest flow aloft combined with deepening surface low
pressure over eastern New Mexico will result in gusty northwest
winds over portions of central New Mexico and the Northwest
Plateau on Sunday. Very low humidity with high Haines and near
record high temperatures will lead to critical fire weather
conditions.

NMZ101-271300-
/O.EXA.KABQ.FW.A.0030.200927T1800Z-200928T0100Z/
Northwest Plateau-
639 PM MDT Sat Sep 26 2020

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Fire
Weather Watch...which is in effect from Sunday afternoon through
Sunday evening.

* AREA AND TIMING...Northwest Plateau Sunday afternoon and early
  evening.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...Northwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35
  mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...9 to 14 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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