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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
437 AM MDT Fri Apr 16 2021

NMZ201>241-171100-
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-
437 AM MDT Fri Apr 16 2021

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A strong cold front will descend into the state today bringing an
increased chance of showers, mountain snow, and thunderstorms to
northern New Mexico. Strong east canyon winds between 40 to 50 mph
with gusts up to 65 mph are expected across the Middle Rio Grande and
Upper Tularosa valleys late Friday night into Saturday morning as
the cold front surges west.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Chances for rain showers, high terrain snow, and isolated
thunderstorms will be possible on Saturday and Sunday. Another cold
front will approach New Mexico Monday night into Tuesday, the impacts
of which will be mostly localized to the northern mountains,
adjacent highlands, and northeastern plains. The potential for an
additional round of unsettled weather returns on Thursday with rain
showers and mountain snow favoring the northern mountains and
thunderstorms possible across the eastern plains.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report high wind gusts and rain and snow
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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