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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
249 AM MST Sun Nov 29 2020

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-
249 AM MST Sun Nov 29 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A back door cold front will generate north winds of 25 to 35 mph
with gusts of 40 to 50 mph over far eastern NM today. These strong
winds will lead to dangerous crosswinds along Interstate 40 east of
Santa Rosa as well as areas of blowing dust.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

A powerful cold front will move south through NM late Tuesday and
bring the coldest temperatures since the record winter storm from
late October. High temperatures in the 20s and 30s will be common
Wednesday and Thursday with low temperatures in the single digits and
teens. There is a chance for light snow accumulations as well from
the Sangre de Cristo Mountain south along the highlands of eastern
New Mexico and the Sacramento Mountain on Wednesday.


Spotters are encouraged to report wind gusts in excess of 45 mph and
blowing dust with visibility below one mile 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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