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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
408 AM MDT Wed Oct 21 2020

NMZ201>241-221200-
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-
408 AM MDT Wed Oct 21 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Patchy fog may impact far eastern New Mexico this morning, reducing
visibility and creating hazardous travel conditions. Patchy fog is
possible once again tonight over far east central and southeast New
Mexico.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Critical fire weather conditions are possible Thursday afternoon for
eastern New Mexico and again Saturday afternoon across northeast New
Mexico.

Strong northerly crosswinds are likely Thursday night for areas near
the Oklahoma and Texas borders in the wake of a cold front. This may
also produce localized areas of blowing dust and reduced visibility.

There is growing concern for winter-related hazards for early next
week, to include the first hard freeze of the season and heavy snow
potential over the higher terrain and eastern plains. There remains
uncertainty in the details, but persons in northern and central New
Mexico should stay tuned to the latest forecasts and be prepared for
potential winter-related impacts Sunday through Tuesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Contact your local law enforcement at 911 and the National Weather
Service at 1.888.386.7637 to report wildfire outbreaks.

$$

DPorter



Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
729 PM MDT Wed Oct 21 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND THE
CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN EASTWARD DUE TO STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...NEAR RECORD WARMTH AND AN UNSTABLE AIRMASS...

.West to southwest winds will strengthen Thursday as low pressure
deepens over southeast Colorado and an upper-level trough passes
over New Mexico. Strong winds will combine with very low relative
humidity, near record warmth and an unstable airmass to create
critical fire weather conditions from the northern mountains,
central mountain chain across the northeast and east-central
plains late Thursday morning through Thursday evening. Mountain
wave activity will also increase the likelihood for erratic winds
along and immediately east of the peaks of the Sangre de Cristo
Mountains.

NMZ102-221300-
/O.EXA.KABQ.FW.W.0040.201022T1700Z-201023T0100Z/
North Central Mountains-
729 PM MDT Wed Oct 21 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Red Flag
Warning...which is in effect from 11 AM to 7 PM MDT Thursday.

* AREA AND TIMING...North-central mountains Thursday morning
  through Thursday evening.

* 20 FOOT WINDS...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.


* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...Ranging from 7 to 13 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 Red Flag Warning.

&&

$$



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