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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
635 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

NMZ501>540-301200-
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-
635 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MOST OF THE MORNING ACROSS THE NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS...THEN BECOME MORE INTERMITTENT THROUGH THE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. A FEW MORE INCHES MAY ACCUMULATE ACROSS THE TUSAS
MOUNTAINS MAINLY NEAR AND ABOVE 8200 FEET THIS MORNING WHILE
SEVERAL MORE INCHES WILL LIKELY ACROSS A GOOD PORTION OF THE
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS.

SOME HIGH BASED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE
BRIEF AND LOCALLY STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND SOME BLOWING DUST ACROSS
MUCH OF WEST AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A BACK DOOR COLD FRONT SURGING THROUGH THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN
SATURDAY NIGHT WILL LIKELY GENERATE VERY STRONG TO PERHAPS
DAMAGING EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS INTO THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...
STRONGEST BELOW GAPS IN THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN. SOME OF THE
STRONGEST WINDS WILL LIKELY IMPACT PORTIONS OF THE ALBUQUERQUE
METRO AREA WITH GUSTS THAT MAY EXCEED 55 OR 60 MPH.

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT TO
PERHAPS MAJOR SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS
FROM LATER SATURDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY.

.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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