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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
325 AM MDT Sat May 26 2018

NMZ501>540-271200-
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-
325 AM MDT Sat May 26 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A red flag warning is in effect from 2 pm this afternoon to 8 pm this
evening for the Northeast Highlands, Northwest and West Central
Highlands where low humidities combined with strong winds will
create critical fire weather conditions. In addition, dry showers or
a few dry thunderstorms over central New Mexico late this afternoon
and evening may produce gusty erratic winds.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

A red flag warning is in effect from noon to 8 pm Sunday for the
Northeast Highlands and Plains where low humidities combined with
strong winds will create critical fire weather conditions. At least
localized critical fire weather conditions may persist over the
eastern plains Memorial Day through Friday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
250 AM MDT Sat May 26 2018

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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-
250 AM MDT Sat May 26 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Critical fire weather conditions will occur today, starting late
this morning and continuing into this evening, with gusty
southerly winds, low relative humidities, near record high
temperatures, and dry vegetation. A Red Flag Warning is in effect
today for all areas where vegetation is deemed critical.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

The chance for precipitation will slowly increase Sunday into
early next week, with with some showers and isolated thunderstorms
favoring higher terrain mainly across the northern areas of
eastern Utah and western Colorado. The thunderstorms are not
expected to produce much rain, but are more likely to generate
gusty outflow winds and lightning.

Critical fire weather conditions could redevelop by Thursday and
continue on Friday of next week due to the possibility of gusty
southerly winds, low relative humidities, warmer temperatures,
and dry vegetation.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today. However, reports of
measured strong wind speeds to the National Weather Service in
Grand Junction would be greatly appreciated.

$$

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