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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
755 AM MDT Sat Jun 12 2021

NMZ201>241-131100-
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-
755 AM MDT Sat Jun 12 2021

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will be possible along and east
of the central mountain chain this afternoon and into the evening. A
few storms may turn strong to severe with damaging winds and large
hail possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Isolated severe thunderstorms are expected again on Sunday across
portions of eastern New Mexico. A few storms may turn strong to
severe, especially in northeastern areas of the state where large
hail and damaging winds will be possible.

Record and near-record temperatures are expected for portions of
central and western New Mexico early next week where excessive heat
will be possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report severe weather 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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Air Quality Alert

NMZ205>209-211-217>220-241-131800-

Air Quality Alert Message
Relayed by National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
803 PM MDT Sat Jun 12 2021

The following message is transmitted at the request of the New
Mexico Departments of Health and Environment.

Wildfires in southern Arizona, southwestern and central New Mexico
continue to produce large amounts of smoke, and this smoke will
continue to spread into much of western and central New Mexico. Anyone
living in western and central New Mexico should be prepared for
reduced air quality through the mid morning hours on Sunday. Those
with conditions such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease,
interstitial lung disease, lung cancer, and heart disease will be
especially vulnerable to impacts from poor air quality, as will adults
over age 65, young children, and pregnant women if smoke concentrations
become unhealthy..

Remember, your eyes are your best tools to determine if it is safe
to be outside. Use the 5-3-1 Method available at
https://nmtracking.org/environment/air/FireAndSmoke.html.

If visibility is:

Under 5 miles, the air quality is unhealthy for young children,
adults over age 65, pregnant women, and people with heart
and/or lung disease, asthma or other respiratory illness.
Outdoor activity should be minimized.

Around 3 miles, young children, adults over age 65, pregnant
women, and people with heart and/or lung disease, asthma or other
respiratory illness should avoid all outdoor activities.

Around 1 mile, the air quality is unhealthy for everyone. People
should remain indoors and avoid all outdoor activities including
running errands. Unless an evacuation has been issued, stay inside
your home, indoor workplace, or in a safe shelter.

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic affecting New Mexico and with the
wildfire season underway, New Mexicans will need to take extra
precautions. Smoke from wildfires may cause people to have more
severe reactions if they are infected COVID-19. The best way to
protect against the potentially harmful effects of wildfire smoke and
to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is to stay home and create a clean
indoor air space. NMDOH offers tips here:

https://nmtracking.org/environment/air/IndoorQuality.html and
https://cv.nmhealth.org

New Mexicans will also need to take steps to keep their homes cool to
avoid heat-related illnesses. NMDOH offers tips here:

https://nmtracking.org/health/heatstress/Heat.html.

$$



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