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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
323 AM MST Sat Feb 16 2019

NMZ501>540-171130-
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-
323 AM MST Sat Feb 16 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Snow showers will move into northern and western New Mexico today.
This storm system is colder that the past system with 1 to 3 inches
of snow possible in areas like Gallup, Farmington, and Taos. The
higher elevations of the northern mountains could pick up 3 to 6
inches of snow with blowing snow and reduced visibility. Strong to
very strong winds are likely over much of central and eastern New
Mexico today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

A potentially significant winter storm system remains on track for
much of northern and central New Mexico Monday and Tuesday. This
system will be even colder with the likelihood for widespread
accumulating snow, blowing snow, reduced visibility, and difficult
travel conditions.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts through the
National Weather Service Albuquerque web site at weather.gov/abq
or by calling 1.888.386.7637.

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