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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
559 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

NMZ501>540-011200-
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 CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-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-
559 AM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

STRONG WEST WINDS WILL GUST FROM 30 TO A LITTLE OVER 40 MPH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON MAINLY ACROSS THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS AND
ADJACENT SECTIONS OF THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS AS WELL AS A PORTION
OF WEST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...THEN GUSTING FROM 30 TO NEARLY 50
MPH THURSDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS NEARLY ALL OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO FROM THE ARIZONA LINE EAST TO AT LEAST THE WESTERN
PORTIONS OF THE PLAINS. IN THIS LARGE PORTION OF THE STATE BOTH
DAYS AREAS OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE
LIKELY...ALONG WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY AT TIMES IN BLOWING DUST.

WEATHER CAN CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY. ALWAYS USE THE LATEST FORECASTS...
WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
550 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

NMZ501>519-527-010230-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CHAMA...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...
ESPANOLA...FARMINGTON...GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRANTS...LOS ALAMOS...
PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...QUEMADO...RED RIVER...SANTA FE...TAOS
550 PM MDT TUE MAR 31 2015

.NOW...
SCATTERED MOSTLY DRY SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A SHORT LIVED THUNDERSTORM
OR TWO WILL TRACK TO THE EAST OVER MUCH OF NORTHERN AND WESTERN NEW
MEXICO BEFORE SUNSET. WHILE GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS TO AROUND 50 MPH
WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS ACTIVITY...EXPECT LITTLE TO NO RAIN.
ANY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES WILL BE SPORADIC AND
RANDOM. SOME LOCATIONS WHICH MAY BE AFFECTED INCLUDE FARMINGTON...
LINDRITH...CROWNPOINT...QUEMADO LAKE...ALAMO...AND THE VERY LARGE
ARRAY.

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