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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
418 AM MDT Sun May 20 2018

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-
418 AM MDT Sun May 20 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected today mainly along
and east of the Central Mountain Chain. While severe thunderstorms
are not expected today, some thunderstorms may produce small hail and
gusty outflow winds.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Thunderstorm coverage will increase over the forecast area on Monday
with a marginal risk for severe weather over most of the state. At
this time the primary threat looks to be large hail and damaging
winds, mainly over the Eastern Plains and portions of the middle Rio
Grande Valley. Forecasts should be monitored closely for potential

For days three through seven, scattered showers and thunderstorms are
expected mainly over the eastern half of the forecast areas.
Temperatures will gradually rise throughout the week with highs 5-8
degrees above normal by Friday.


Spotters are encouraged to report severe weather 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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