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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
345 PM MDT Mon May 20 2019

NMZ501>540-211100-
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-
345 PM MDT Mon May 20 2019

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

There is still a risk for strong to severe storms over far
northeastern New Mexico into the early evening hours, with the
primary threats being large hail and strong outflow winds.

Meanwhile, strong southwest to west winds will remain through the
evening hours before tapering off after midnight tonight. High snow
accumulations of 6 to 12 inches is also still possible atop the
northern mountains above 8,500 to 9,500 feet. Lighter snow
accumulations will be possible as low as 6,500 to 7,500 feet by
Tuesday morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Tuesday will see the strongest winds of the week out of the west,
with gusts as high as 60 to 65 mph through the I-40 corridor of
east-central New Mexico. Strong southwest winds will remain
Wednesday, becoming less intense each day through the end of the
week.

Models continue to show return flow pushing the dry line into far
eastern New Mexico, allowing for daily rounds of afternoon
thunderstorm activity Thursday through Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report large hail, wind damage, and
snowfall 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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High Wind Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
249 PM MDT Mon May 20 2019

...VERY STRONG TO DAMAGING SOUTHWEST WINDS CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
EVENING FOR MUCH OF EASTERN NEW MEXICO...

...POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS TUESDAY ACROSS NORTHEAST AND EAST
CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

An unseasonably strong and cold storm system crossing New Mexico
from west to east through tonight will continue to result in very
strong to damaging west to southwest winds across much of eastern
New Mexico. The strongest wind gusts this evening may occur as the
Pacific cold front passes. Strong to damaging winds will decrease
by midnight, but it will remain breezy. Wind speeds will quickly
ramp back up on Tuesday morning near or shortly after sunrise
across portions of eastern New Mexico. Wind gusts between 60 and
65 mph will again be possible through the afternoon hours.

NMZ515-523-528-529-531>537-210600-
/O.NEW.KABQ.HW.A.0013.190521T1300Z-190522T0100Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0030.000000T0000Z-190521T0600Z/
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Central Highlands-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-Harding County-
Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-Quay County-
Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
249 PM MDT Mon May 20 2019

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a High
Wind Watch, which is in effect from Tuesday morning through
Tuesday evening.

* LOCATION...Much of east-central and northeast New Mexico.

* WINDS...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts between 45 and 50 mph
  today. West winds of 35 to 45 mph with gusts between 60 and 65
  mph are possible on Tuesday.

* TIMING...Winds will continue to peak in strength through the
  evening hours today before decreasing. Winds will increase again
  near or shortly after sunrise on Tuesday, peak in strength
  during the early afternoon hours, and decrease Tuesday evening.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced in dust prone locations.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Take action to secure trash cans, lawn
  furniture, and other loose or lightweight outdoor objects.
  Hazardous cross winds can be expected on north to south oriented
  roadways.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts
of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
attention should be given to cross winds.

Remember, A High Wind Watch means conditions are favorable for a
potentially damaging high wind event in and close to the watch
area. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph
or more can lead to property damage. Monitor the latest forecasts
at weather.gov/abq, listen to NOAA weather radio or your favorite
media outlet.

&&

$$



Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
249 PM MDT Mon May 20 2019

...VERY STRONG TO DAMAGING SOUTHWEST WINDS CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
EVENING FOR MUCH OF EASTERN NEW MEXICO...

...POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS TUESDAY ACROSS NORTHEAST AND EAST
CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

An unseasonably strong and cold storm system crossing New Mexico
from west to east through tonight will continue to result in very
strong to damaging west to southwest winds across much of eastern
New Mexico. The strongest wind gusts this evening may occur as the
Pacific cold front passes. Strong to damaging winds will decrease
by midnight, but it will remain breezy. Wind speeds will quickly
ramp back up on Tuesday morning near or shortly after sunrise
across portions of eastern New Mexico. Wind gusts between 60 and
65 mph will again be possible through the afternoon hours.

NMZ515-523-528-529-531>537-210600-
/O.NEW.KABQ.HW.A.0013.190521T1300Z-190522T0100Z/
/O.CON.KABQ.WI.Y.0030.000000T0000Z-190521T0600Z/
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Central Highlands-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-Harding County-
Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-Quay County-
Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
249 PM MDT Mon May 20 2019

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a High
Wind Watch, which is in effect from Tuesday morning through
Tuesday evening.

* LOCATION...Much of east-central and northeast New Mexico.

* WINDS...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts between 45 and 50 mph
  today. West winds of 35 to 45 mph with gusts between 60 and 65
  mph are possible on Tuesday.

* TIMING...Winds will continue to peak in strength through the
  evening hours today before decreasing. Winds will increase again
  near or shortly after sunrise on Tuesday, peak in strength
  during the early afternoon hours, and decrease Tuesday evening.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced in dust prone locations.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Take action to secure trash cans, lawn
  furniture, and other loose or lightweight outdoor objects.
  Hazardous cross winds can be expected on north to south oriented
  roadways.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts
of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
attention should be given to cross winds.

Remember, A High Wind Watch means conditions are favorable for a
potentially damaging high wind event in and close to the watch
area. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph
or more can lead to property damage. Monitor the latest forecasts
at weather.gov/abq, listen to NOAA weather radio or your favorite
media outlet.

&&

$$



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