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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
442 AM MST Tue Nov 19 2019

NMZ201>241-201200-
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-
442 AM MST Tue Nov 19 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

The first of two wet weather systems crossing in succession will
spread precipitation across the forecast area from the southwest
tonight. Snow levels will be very high, and parts of the southwest
mountains could accumulate over a quarter inch of rain by Wednesday
morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Heavy snow accumulation is expected in the northern and western
mountains mainly above 8500 feet Wednesday through Thursday evening. The
snow level will begin to lower Wednesday, especially in the northern
mountains where snow will begin to accumulate as low as 8500 feet.
Then, the snow level will drop further Wednesday night through
Thursday night, with a few to several inches of snow accumulation
possible across western and northern areas as low as 6500 feet.
Several inches of snow will also be possible across the highest
peaks of the central and south central mountains mainly Thursday and
Thursday evening.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts through the
National Weather Service Albuquerque web site at weather.gov/abq
or by calling 1.888.386.7637.

$$

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Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
426 AM MST Tue Nov 19 2019

...HEAVY SNOW LIKELY ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS...

.A couple of storm systems will cross the region Tuesday night
through Thursday night with heavy snow. The snow level will be
very high until Wednesday, when it will drop near 8500 feet. The
snow level will drop near 7000 feet by Thursday morning. The snow
level will drop to valley bottoms Thursday night, but much of the
moisture with the second storm system should shift east of New
Mexico`s northern mountains by late Thursday evening. The heaviest
snow is expected Wednesday night through Thursday, then snow will
gradually decrease in coverage and intensity Thursday evening.

NMZ210-211-213-214-192300-
/O.NEW.KABQ.WS.A.0011.191120T1900Z-191122T0700Z/
Tusas Mountains Including Chama-Jemez Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
426 AM MST Tue Nov 19 2019

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. The potential exists for total snow
  accumulations from several inches to near 2 feet.

* WHERE...Tusas Mountains Including Chama, Jemez Mountains,
  Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains and Southern Sangre de
  Cristo Mountains.

* WHEN...From Wednesday afternoon through Thursday evening.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The visibility will drop below a quarter
  mile at times during periods of heavy snow Wednesday night
  through Thursday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

&&

$$

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