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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
300 PM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

NMZ501>540-281300-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-QUAY COUNTY-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-UNION COUNTY-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
300 PM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

...WINTRY AND STORMY ENDING TO THE WORK WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND...

WARM AND PLEASANT TEMPERATURES THROUGH WEDNESDAY WILL TURN COLDER
THURSDAY...AND STORMS WILL DEVELOP RAPIDLY ACROSS NEW MEXICO
THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE UPCOMING
WEEKEND.

A COLD FRONT PUSHING SOUTHWARD INTO THE STATE THURSDAY WILL MEET UP
WITH A LARGE EAST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM THURSDAY NIGHT TO BRING A
WIDE AREA OF SNOW AND RAIN ACROSS MOST ALL OF NEW MEXICO INTO
FRIDAY MORNING. WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN CONDITIONS...RAIN AND SNOW IN
CHILLY CONDITIONS ARE SETTING UP FOR MUCH OF THE WEEKEND. A SECOND
COLD FRONT INVADING FROM THE NORTH LATE ON SATURDAY WILL HELP FORCE
RAIN AND SNOW COVERAGE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE STATE ON
SUNDAY...WITH CONDITIONS IMPROVING AS THE NEXT WORK WEEK GETS
UNDERWAY.

THIS UNUSUAL WINTER EVENT STILL FACES UNCERTAINTIES ON POSITIONS
AND TIMING...BUT BROAD COVERAGE FOR THE LAST OF THE WORK WEEK AND
MUCH OF THE WEEKEND REMAINS THE BASIC THEME FOR NOW. THOSE WITH
TRAVEL OR OUTDOOR PLANS DURING THE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE
WEEKEND PERIOD SHOULD STAY IN TOUCH WITH THE LATEST FORECASTS AND
STATEMENTS...AND EXPECT RAIN AND SNOW DURING THE PERIOD. GET THE
LATEST FORECAST INFORMATION FROM WEATHER.GOV/ABQ...NOAA WEATHER
RADIO...AND YOUR PREFERRED BROADCAST...PRINT MEDIA...AND INTERNET
WEATHER INFORMATION SOURCES.

$$

SHY


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
324 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-282130-
TREGO-ELLIS-SCOTT-LANE-NESS-RUSH-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-HODGEMAN-
PAWNEE-STAFFORD-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-GRAY-FORD-EDWARDS-KIOWA-
PRATT-MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-COMANCHE-BARBER-
324 PM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...SOUTH
CENTRAL...SOUTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

  SIGNIFICANT FIRE WEATHER RISK.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

  HAZARDS WEATHER RISK...

  WEDNESDAY...
  LIMITED NON THUNDERSTORM WIND RISK.
  ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER RISK.

  THURSDAY...
  NO HAZARDS.

  FRIDAY...
  NO HAZARDS.

  SATURDAY...
  ELEVATED SNOW RISK.

  SUNDAY...
  LIMITED EXCESSIVE COLD RISK.

  MONDAY...
  LIMITED EXCESSIVE COLD RISK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

FOR MORE DETAILS VISIT OUR WEBPAGE HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/DDC/?N=HWO

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
1155 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-281100-
HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD-
NOBLE-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-
BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-
CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HUGHES-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-
TILLMAN-COMANCHE-STEPHENS-GARVIN-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COAL-COTTON-
JEFFERSON-CARTER-JOHNSTON-ATOKA-LOVE-MARSHALL-BRYAN-HARDEMAN-
FOARD-WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-CLAY-
1155 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN...
WESTERN...CENTRAL...AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA...AND WESTERN NORTH
TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

.WILDFIRE DANGER...
EVEN THOUGH WINDS WILL BE LIGHT...VERY WARM TEMPERATURES AND
DRY AIR WILL KEEP THE WILDFIRE DANGER HIGH THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

.WILDFIRE DANGER...
VERY WARM AND DRY AIR...ALONG WITH INCREASING WINDS...WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO VERY HIGH WILDFIRE DANGER WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
ESPECIALLY OVER WESTERN NORTH TEXAS AND SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA.

.WINTRY PRECIPITATION...
LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS APPEAR POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT AND
EARLY SUNDAY ACROSS NORTHERN AND WESTERN OKLAHOMA. NO
SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS ARE CURRENTLY EXPECTED.

GET GRAPHICS AND MORE DETAILS AT WEATHER.GOV/NORMAN...AND FOLLOW
OUR WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOK.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
621 AM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

COZ058>089-093>099-281400-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY EAST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
DEL NORTE VICINITY/NORTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
ALAMOSA VICINITY/CENTRAL SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
SOUTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES PEAK BETWEEN
7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
CANON CITY VICINITY/EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
COLORADO SPRINGS VICINITY/SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE
BELOW 7400 FT-PUEBLO AND VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FT-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
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-
621 AM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVING NORTH THROUGH THE GREAT BASIN
MAY TRICKLE OUT A FEW SNOW SHOWERS OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN ALONG THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT.  HOWEVER...ANY
ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE VERY SPOTTY AND LESS THAN AN INCH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL PASS TO THE NORTH OF THE STATE ON
WEDNESDAY...BRINGING A CHANCE FOR AROUND AN INCH OF NEW SNOW TO
THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS THROUGH THE DAY. A STRONGER SYSTEM TAKING A
MORE SOUTHERN TRACK WILL BRING A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW TO MUCH
OF THE AREA LATE THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

STAY TUNED TO YOUR NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO FOR THE
LATEST UPDATES THROUGHOUT THE WEEK

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
546 AM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

NMZ501>540-281300-
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-
546 AM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A COLD FRONT WILL ARRIVE INTO NEW MEXICO WEDNESDAY NIGHT BEFORE A
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM DEVELOPS NEAR THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA ON
THURSDAY. THIS WILL SET THE STAGE FOR A FAIRLY WIDESPREAD AND LONG
DURATION PRECIPITATION EVENT ACROSS NEW MEXICO LATE THURSDAY
THROUGH SUNDAY. WHILE SNOW LEVELS WILL INITIALLY BE RELATIVELY
HIGH...PORTIONS OF THE EASTERN PLAINS COULD RECEIVE SOME LIGHT
ACCUMULATION WITH MANY OF THE CENTRAL TO WESTERN MOUNTAINS
OBSERVING SIGNIFICANT AND HEAVY SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS.

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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