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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
342 AM MDT Tue Oct 27 2020

NMZ201>241-281100-
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-
342 AM MDT Tue Oct 27 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
The snow and record cold temperatures will continue today and tonight
with treacherous driving conditions. A little bit of freezing rain or
sleet is possible east of Roswell and south of Portales through 9:00
AM this morning. Areas of freezing fog tonight will make driving
even more dangerous.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday
Snow will continue Wednesday and Wednesday night, especially in the
east when heavy snow is likely from wrap around moisture. Thursday
through next Tuesday will be dry with a slow moderation in
temperatures.

.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 Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
1003 AM MDT Tue Oct 27 2020

...FOCUS FOR ADDITIONAL HEAVY SNOW TO GRADUALLY SHIFT EAST AND
SOUTH THROUGH WEDNESDAY ...

.A powerful storm system centered near New Mexico`s bootheel late
Tuesday morning will slowly track eastward through the rest of
today and into tonight. The low pressure system should cross the
southeast corner of the state just before daybreak Wednesday
before slowly lifting east-northeast and away from the state
Wednesday afternoon. Areas of snow, heavy at times, will continue
to develop and impact all but the far northwest areas through
this evening with the focus shifting more into eastern half of the
area tonight into Wednesday to include the east slopes of the
central mountain chain eastward. There is still the potential for
additional heavy snow localized in the vicinity of the east-
central and northeast plains to include the Caprock into the east
slopes of the central mountain chain. In addition, record-
breaking cold air will continue with widespread subfreezing
temperatures and bitter cold wind chills.

NMZ203-204-206-207-210-211-216>219-241-272300-
/O.CAN.KABQ.WS.W.0009.000000T0000Z-201028T1200Z/
/O.EXA.KABQ.WW.Y.0016.000000T0000Z-201028T1200Z/
Far Northwest Highlands-Northwest Highlands-
West Central Mountains-West Central Highlands-
Tusas Mountains Including Chama-Jemez Mountains-
Upper Rio Grande Valley-Espanola Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
San Agustin Plains and Adjacent Lowlands-
1003 AM MDT Tue Oct 27 2020

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

* WHAT...Periods of snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3
  inches.

* WHERE...Far Northwest Highlands, Northwest Highlands, West
  Central Mountains, West Central Highlands, Tusas Mountains
  Including Chama, Jemez Mountains, Upper Rio Grande Valley,
  Espanola Valley, Santa Fe Metro Area, Middle Rio Grande Valley
  including the Albuquerque Metro Area and San Agustin Plains
  and Adjacent Lowlands.

* WHEN...Until 6 AM MDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

The latest road conditions for New Mexico can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1, 1-800-432-4269, or visiting nmroads.com.

&&

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