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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
742 AM MST Thu Mar 4 2021

NMZ201>241-051130-
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-
742 AM MST Thu Mar 4 2021

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Areas of light snow will continue in the northern mountains and far
northeast NM today and tonight where a few more inches are possible.
Strong west to northwest winds will impact the rest of central and
eastern NM with gusts of 45 to 55 mph possible. A backdoor cold front
will then move south through eastern NM Thursday night and Friday
morning with gusts up to 40 to 50 mph possible. Areas of blowing dust
with reduced visibility may develop across eastern NM with the
stronger winds today and tonight. In addition, the strong winds will
lead to critical fire weather conditions over the Northeast and East
Central Plains, especially along and east of the Pecos Valley, this
afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Strong north to northeast winds will continue for much of the
eastern plains Friday morning. Gusts to 50 mph are possible at times.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report rain and snow amounts and any wind
impacts 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.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
1048 PM CST Thu Mar 4 2021

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-317-051000-
Cimarron-Texas-Beaver-Dallam-Sherman-Hansford-Ochiltree-Lipscomb-
Hartley-Moore-Hutchinson-Roberts-Hemphill-Oldham-Potter-Carson-
Gray-Wheeler-Deaf Smith-Randall-Armstrong-Donley-Collingsworth-
Palo Duro Canyon-
1048 PM CST Thu Mar 4 2021

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Texas and Oklahoma
Panhandles.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

There is a slight chance for thunderstorms in the far eastern
Oklahoma and far northeastern Texas Panhandles overnight Thursday
night.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Elevated to critical fire weather conditions may occur in the
north and western combined Oklahoma and Texas Panhandles Tuesday
and Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

Area fire managers and emergency officials should be alert for
elevated or critical fire weather conditions Tuesday and
Wednesday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
632 PM MST Thu Mar 4 2021

COZ058>089-093>099-060145-
Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Feet-
Leadville Vicinity/Lake County Below 11000 Feet-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Feet-
Central Chaffee County Below 9000 Feet-
Western Mosquito Range/East Chaffee County Above 9000 Feet-
Saguache County West of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
Saguache County East of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below
10000 Feet-Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Del Norte Vicinity/Northern San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Alamosa  Vicinity/Central San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Southern San Luis Valley-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Feet-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Northwestern Fremont County Above 8500 Feet-
Western/Central Fremont County Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000 Feet-
Wet Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Teller County/Rampart Range Above 7500 Feet/Pikes Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Feet-Pikes Peak Above 11000 Feet-
Canon City Vicinity/Eastern Fremont County-
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Feet-
Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Feet-Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Feet-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Feet-
Crowley County-La Junta Vicinity/Otero County-
Eastern Las Animas County-Western Kiowa County-
Eastern Kiowa County-Las Animas Vicinity/Bent County-
Lamar Vicinity/Prowers County-Springfield Vicinity/Baca County-
632 PM MST Thu Mar 4 2021

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...east
central...south central and southeast Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Rain and snow will continue to spread across the southeast plains
with snow levels wavering around 6000 feet. Locally intense
snowfall will be possible above this elevation under the heavier
precipitation bands tonight with snowfall rates of an inch or two
an hour. Additional snowfall amounts of 1 to 5 inches will be
possible across the Palmer Divide and the southern I-25 corridor
south of Colorado City as well as the northern slopes of the Raton
Ridge. The Pikes Peak region, Wets and southern Sangre De Cristo
could see an additional 2 to 7 inches. Strong north winds 20 to 40
mph will cause areas of poor visibility blowing snow, mainly
during the heavier snowfall due to the heavy wet nature to the
snow.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Friday morning, some light accumulations of snow will still be
possible over the eastern facing slopes of the southern Sangre de
Cristo mountains and Raton Mesa until noon.

Winds increase across the region for Saturday and again for Monday
and Tuesday with near critical fire weather conditions possible
across the plains depending on how much rain falls with the
current system and the condition of the fuels.

For Tuesday night and Wednesday, light accumulating snow will be
possible along the Continental Divide.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will be
likely across the higher terrain of south central and southeast
Colorado and portions of the I-25 corridor through tonight.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
214 PM MST Thu Mar 4 2021

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-052115-
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
214 PM MST Thu Mar 4 2021

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Scattered showers will continue this afternoon with showers
tapering off by early evening as the storm system moves east.
Little additional snow accumulation in the high country is
expected with enough sunshine to keep roadways wet with little
impact.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time as uncertainty in
the forecast is high by the middle of next week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
236 PM CST Thu Mar 4 2021

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-059>063-067>070-075-082-
270>282-052045-
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains-
Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-Gaines-
Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Andrews-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-Loving-Winkler-
Ector-Midland-Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Reagan-Pecos-Terrell-
Guadalupe Mountains Above 7000 Feet-Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-Eastern Culberson County-
Reeves County Plains-Chinati Mountains-Marfa Plateau-Davis Mountains-
Davis Mountains Foothills-Central Brewster County-Chisos Basin-
Presidio Valley-Lower Brewster County-
236 PM CST Thu Mar 4 2021 /136 PM MST Thu Mar 4 2021/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southeast New
Mexico, southwest Texas, and western Texas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

A High Wind Warning is in effect through this evening for the
Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains. A Wind Advisory is in effect for
the adjacent plains.

Widespread critical fire weather conditions are likely this
afternoon across southeast New Mexico, and much of West Texas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Windy conditions are expected across the area Friday morning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

Please relay any information about observed severe weather to the
NWS while following all local, state and CDC guidelines.

$$
This product, along with other watches, warnings, advisories,
and statements issued by the National Weather Service Office in
Midland, can be found on the internet at...
https://weather.gov/midland

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
607 AM MST Thu Mar 4 2021

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-051315-
Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Central Tularosa Basin-Southern Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
607 AM MST Thu Mar 4 2021

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico, southwest New Mexico, and southwest Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A passing Pacific storm system to our north will cause winds to
become breezy to windy across the region today. Fire weather
conditions will be elevated, increasing fire danger. Lose and/or
light objects may be blown and lofted, local areas of blowing dust
may adversely impact travel this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Fair weather conditions through next Monday. Some occasionally
breezy conditions. Next storm system brings stronger wind for next
Tuesday. This system could bring critical fire weather conditions
and cause blowing dust over dust-prone areas.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

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