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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
254 AM MDT Thu Apr 2 2020

NMZ201>241-031100-
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-Tusas Mountains Including Chama-
Jemez Mountains-Glorieta Mesa Including Glorieta Pass-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Espanola Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains Including Edgewood-
Estancia Valley-Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-
Upper Tularosa Valley-South Central Mountains-
Johnson and Bartlett Mesas Including Raton Pass-
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-
San Agustin Plains and Adjacent Lowlands-
254 AM MDT Thu Apr 2 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Red Flag Warning is in effect from noon until 8 pm MDT today for
central New Mexico along Interstate 40, the Middle Rio Grande Valley,
Northeast Highlands, and Northeastern Plains where low humidities
combined with strong winds will create critical fire weather
conditions.

Strong winds with gusts upwards of 45 mph from the west will be
likely through portions of central New Mexico along Interstate 40 and
northward along the upper Rio Grande Valley as well as the Sangre de
Cristo Mountains this afternoon.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Stronger southwest winds combining with dry conditions and low
humidities will likely bring back elevated to critical fire weather
conditions favoring northeastern New Mexico Sunday and Monday,
potentially lingering Tuesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Contact your local law enforcement at 911 and the National Weather
Service at 1.888.386.7637 to report wildfire outbreaks. Please relay
any information about observed severe weather to the NWS while
following all local, state and CDC guidelines.

$$

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