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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
332 AM MDT Thu May 23 2019

NMZ501>540-241130-
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-San Juan Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-
Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-Upper Tularosa Valley-
South Central Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
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-
332 AM MDT Thu May 23 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

As another storm system approaches New Mexico from the west today,
strong to very strong winds will develop across portions of central
and northern New Mexico. Additionally, there is a chance for strong
thunderstorms near the Texas border this morning and again overnight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Chances for strong to severe thunderstorms near the Texas border
continue late Friday through the weekend. Sunday is the most likely
day for afternoon and evening strong to severe storms near the Texas
line with large hail, strong outflow winds, and an isolated tornado
the main hazards.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

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High Wind Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
324 AM MDT Thu May 23 2019

...STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS TODAY...

.Strong winds will redevelop today as the jetstream moves directly
overhead. The strongest winds will be found across north central
New Mexico and along the I-25 corridor from Las Vegas to Raton
Pass where gusts to 60 mph will be possible this afternoon.

NMZ512>516-232200-
/O.NEW.KABQ.HW.W.0016.190523T1800Z-190524T0100Z/
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
324 AM MDT Thu May 23 2019

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a High
Wind Warning, which is in effect from noon today to 7 PM MDT this
evening.

* LOCATION...Sangre De Cristo Mountains and the Upper Rio Grande
  Valley including Taos.

* WINDS...Southwest 35 to 45 mph with occasional gusts to 60 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will strengthen during the morning hours, peak
  mid afternoon, then begin weakening through sunset.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced in dust prone areas of the Upper
  Rio Grande Valley.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Trash cans, lawn furniture, and other
  unsecured objects may become airborne. Flimsy structures may
  topple over. Hazardous crosswinds will impact northwest-to-
  southeast oriented roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remember, A High Wind Warning means damaging winds are imminent
or highly likely. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or
gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

&&

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