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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
239 AM MDT Thu May 6 2021

NMZ201>241-071100-
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-
239 AM MDT Thu May 6 2021

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A few high based virga showers will produce erratic gusty winds
favoring the central mountain chain today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Scattered hit-and-miss storms will develop over the high terrain
Friday afternoon before generally moving over the eastern plains
during the evening. A few storms could briefly become strong to
severe producing frequent lightning, hail, and strong outflow gusts.

Westerly winds strengthen Saturday afternoon, combining with dry and
above normal temperatures to increase the threat of critical fire
weather across eastern NM.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report wind and wildfire impacts as well
as precipitation amounts 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.

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