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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
321 AM MST Sun Feb 23 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-
321 AM MST Sun Feb 23 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A strong storm system moving east across northern NM today and
tonight will bring more snowfall to the northern high terrain and the
far northeast plains. A few inches of snow are expected, especially
along the Colorado border and over west facing slopes.

Northwest winds will increase over the entire area this afternoon
with gusts of 40 to 50 mph common. The strongest winds will impact
the east central and southeast plains.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Another round of strong northwest winds is expected Monday over the
high plains of eastern NM where gusts of 40 to 50 mph are likely.
Winds may gust as high as 60 mph around Clines Corners.

A much colder airmass will then settle into the region Tuesday and
Wednesday with bitter cold wind chills both mornings.


Spotter activation is not anticipated.



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