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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
316 AM MDT Sat Aug 8 2020

NMZ201>241-090930-
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-
316 AM MDT Sat Aug 8 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated thunderstorms will favor southwest and eastern portions of
the state this afternoon and early evening. The storms will be
capable of producing brief heavy rain, strong downburst winds, small
hail, and cloud to ground lightning strikes. Storm motions will be
to the east and northeast between 10 and 15 mph.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Thunderstorm coverage is forecast to increase slightly Sunday.
Showers and thunderstorms will be capable of producing brief heavy
rain, strong downburst winds, small hail, and lightning strikes.
Storm motions will be east around 10 to 15 mph. Dry air will shut
down thunderstorm chances Monday for all but the south- central
mountains and far northeast. Dry air overtakes the forecast area
Tuesday and continues in place through the remainder of the week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report rainfall amounts and any flooding
through the National Weather Service Albuquerque web site at
weather.gov/abq or by calling 1.888.386.7637.

$$

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