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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
342 AM MDT Sat Apr 17 2021

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 Sat Apr 17 2021

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Rain showers, high terrain snow, and isolated thunderstorms are
expected today and tonight. Precipitation is expected to start along
the Continental Divide and then expand to the central mountain chain
towards the late afternoon into the evening. Snow accumulations will
be favored above 6000 ft, with the heaviest snow accumulations
likely above 8500 ft.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Additional rain and snow showers are expected Sunday with the
greatest potential favoring western New Mexico. 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 into Friday
with rain showers, mountain snow, and isolated thunderstorms
favoring the northern mountains.


Spotters are encouraged to report rainfall and snowfall amounts
through the National Weather Service Albuquerque web site at 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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