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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
317 AM MDT Thu Mar 21 2019

NMZ501>540-221200-
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-
317 AM MDT Thu Mar 21 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A few strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across portions of
northwest and central New Mexico this afternoon. Hail up to one inch
in diameter and gusty winds are the main concerns. Storms will shift
their focus tonight across eastern New Mexico, and additional strong
storms will be possible.

Snow is expected across the northern mountains tonight through
Friday. High mountain passes may become snowpacked and icy as several
inches of snow fall.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible again across the far
eastern plains Friday afternoon and early evening. Large hail and
damaging wind gusts will be the main threats.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report snow and rain amounts and any
severe weather through the National Weather Service Albuquerque web
site at weather.gov/abq or by calling 1.888.386.7637. You can also
submit storm reports and photos on our Facebook page or via Twitter
using the hashtag nmwx.

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
157 AM MDT Thu Mar 21 2019

...MORE SNOW FOR THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...

.Another storm system is on track to bring snow to the northern
mountains for the end of the work week. Though some light snow is
possible today, heavier snow accumulations are expected tonight
and Friday. Snow levels will fall from near 9000 feet early this
evening, to between 7000 and 7500 feet Friday. High mountain
roads may become snow packed and icy.

NMZ510>515-212200-
/O.NEW.KABQ.WW.Y.0015.190322T0000Z-190323T0000Z/
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-
157 AM MDT Thu Mar 21 2019

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM MDT FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches,
  with near 10 inches expected above 9500 feet.

* WHERE...Northern Mountains.

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 6 PM MDT Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions,
  especially across high mountain passes such as Bobcat Pass.
  Visibility will be lowered in periods of heavier snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest road conditions for New Mexico can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1 or 1-800-432-4269.

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