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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM  
422 AM MDT WED APR 25 2018  
 
NMZ501>540-261100-  
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-  
422 AM MDT WED APR 25 2018  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND  
CENTRAL NEW MEXICO.  
   
DAY ONE
 
TODAY AND TONIGHT  
 
A FEW AREAS OF VIRGA, OR VERY DRY SHOWERS, WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY  
AND THIS EVENING IN WEST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO, POSSIBLY LEADING TO  
LOCALIZED GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY  
 
SPARSE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THURSDAY AFTERNOON WITH ANY  
ACTIVITY IN WEST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO PRODUCING LITTLE RAINFALL, DRY  
LIGHTNING, AND LOCALLY GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS.  
 
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL ARRIVE INTO NEW MEXICO ON THURSDAY, LEADING  
TO GUSTY WINDS IN THE EASTERN PLAINS DURING THE DAY. GUSTY WINDS WILL  
THEN SURGE INTO THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY THURSDAY EVENING WITH GUSTS OF  
45 TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE.  
 
ON FRIDAY, SATURDAY, AND SUNDAY ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS  
ARE EXPECTED WITH SOME STORMS HAVING THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALIZED  
GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS.  
 
STRONG WINDS COULD RETURN TO NEW MEXICO EARLY NEXT WEEK ALONG WITH  
THE THREAT OF CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER DUE TO LOWER HUMIDITY.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY.  
 

 
 
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