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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
306 AM MST Wed Mar 3 2021

NMZ201>241-041200-
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-
306 AM MST Wed Mar 3 2021

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A storm system will approach from the west tonight and spread gusty
virga showers into western NM this evening. Light snow will develop
in the higher terrain where 3-6" is possible east of Chama through
Thursday morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Light snow will spread into the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and far
northeast NM Thursday and Thursday night where a few more inches is
possible. Strong west to northwest winds will impact the rest of
central and eastern NM with gusts of 45 to 55 mph possible. A back
door 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 Thursday and Friday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report snowfall and strong winds 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.

$$

Guyer




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