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Winter Storm Warning


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
1102 PM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

...ACCUMULATING SNOW AND A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY OVER NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

.A powerful backdoor cold front and deepening storm to the west
will combine to bring snow to northern and central New Mexico
through Wednesday. In addition to the snow will be brief periods
of sleet and freezing rain across portions of the east central
and southeast plains. In addition, record-breaking cold air with
wind chills near or below zero will increase hazardous travel
conditions. Snow will linger through Wednesday across the east as
precipitation wraps-around the storm system.

NMZ222>224-230>240-261100-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-201029T0000Z/
Estancia Valley-Central Highlands-South Central 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-
1102 PM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow
  accumulations of 8 to 13 inches and ice accumulations of a
  light glaze. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

* WHERE...Estancia Valley, Central Highlands, Union County,
  Harding County, Eastern San Miguel County and Guadalupe County.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM MDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel on Interstate 40 and other
  highways over northern and central New Mexico will be
  impacted. Near record cold temperatures will exacerbate the
  hazardous travel conditions. For the latest New Mexico road
  conditons call 511 or visit nmroads.com.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

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

&&

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
1102 PM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

...ACCUMULATING SNOW AND A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY OVER NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

.A powerful backdoor cold front and deepening storm to the west
will combine to bring snow to northern and central New Mexico
through Wednesday. In addition to the snow will be brief periods
of sleet and freezing rain across portions of the east central
and southeast plains. In addition, record-breaking cold air with
wind chills near or below zero will increase hazardous travel
conditions. Snow will linger through Wednesday across the east as
precipitation wraps-around the storm system.

NMZ201-202-205-208-226-261100-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0015.000000T0000Z-201028T1200Z/
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-West Central Plateau-
Southwest Mountains-South Central Mountains-
1102 PM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations
  of 3 to 5 inches. Additionally, ice accumulations of a light
  glaze likely in the South Central Mountains near Ruidoso.
  Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.

* WHERE...Northwest Plateau, Chuska Mountains, West Central
  Plateau, Southwest Mountains and South Central Mountains.

* WHEN...Until 6 AM MDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be impacted. Near record cold
  temperatures will exacerbate the hazardous travel conditions.
  For the latest New Mexico road conditons call 511 or visit
  nmroads.com.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

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

&&

$$


Winter Storm Watch


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
1102 PM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

...ACCUMULATING SNOW AND A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY OVER NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...

.A powerful backdoor cold front and deepening storm to the west
will combine to bring snow to northern and central New Mexico
through Wednesday. In addition to the snow will be brief periods
of sleet and freezing rain across portions of the east central
and southeast plains. In addition, record-breaking cold air with
wind chills near or below zero will increase hazardous travel
conditions. Snow will linger through Wednesday across the east as
precipitation wraps-around the storm system.

NMZ209-220-225-241-261100-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.A.0008.201027T0000Z-201028T1200Z/
San Francisco River Valley-Lower Rio Grande Valley-
Upper Tularosa Valley-San Agustin Plains and Adjacent Lowlands-
1102 PM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5
  inches possible, except for higher amounts in mountain peaks.
  Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

* WHERE...San Francisco River Valley, Lower Rio Grande Valley,
  Upper Tularosa Valley and San Agustin Plains and Adjacent
  Lowlands.

* WHEN...From Monday evening through late Tuesday night.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be impacted. Near record cold
  temperatures will exacerbate the hazardous travel conditions.
  For the latest New Mexico road conditons call 511 or visit
  nmroads.com.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
229 PM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

...Winter Expected To Make An Early Appearance...

.A strong upper low moving into Arizona and New Mexico will
combine with a strong cold front moving in from the east to bring
a chance for snow to parts of Grant, Sierra and Otero Counties.
Some freezing rain is also possible initially Monday evening over
the Sacramento Mountains as some warm air aloft lingers. Snow will
gradually taper off later in the day Tuesday.

NMZ401>403-408-409-412-414>416-261200-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.WS.A.0003.201027T0000Z-201028T0000Z/
Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Central Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Including the cities of Cliff, Mule Creek, Silver City,
Lake Roberts, Mimbres, Hurley, Hillsboro, Alamogordo, Mescalero,
Timberon, Cloudcroft, Mayhill, and Sacramento
229 PM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 8
  inches possible in the mountains with 1 to 4 inches possible
  over the lowlands of Sierra County. The heaviest snow is
  expected to occur Tuesday morning. Winds could gust as high as
  35 mph. In addition to the snow, freezing rain is also possible
  Monday evening, especially over the eastern slopes of the
  Sacramento Mountains.

* WHERE...Portions of the Gila region east into the Sacramento
  Mountains.

* WHEN...From Monday evening through Tuesday afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds of 15 to 25 mph could combine with
  the snow, especially over the lowlands of Sierra County to
  reduce visibilities under a mile and make travel hazardous along
  Interstate 25.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

&&

$$
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
214 PM CDT Sun Oct 25 2020

...MAJOR WINTER STORM TO IMPACT THE AREA MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-059>063-067>070-075-270>274-
277-278-261315-
/O.NEW.KMAF.WS.A.0004.201027T0000Z-201028T1200Z/
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains-
Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-Gaines-
Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Andrews-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-Loving-
Winkler-Ector-Midland-Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Reagan-Pecos-
Guadalupe Mountains Above 7000 Feet-
Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains-Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-
Eastern Culberson County-Reeves County Plains-Davis Mountains-
Davis Mountains Foothills-
Including the cities of Queen, Artesia, Carlsbad, Tatum, Hobbs,
Lovington, Eunice, Jal, Seminole, Lamesa, Andrews, Stanton,
Big Spring, Colorado City, Mentone, Kermit, Odessa, Midland,
Monahans, Crane, McCamey, Rankin, Big Lake, Fort Stockton,
Pine Springs, Van Horn, Pecos, Fort Davis, and Alpine
214 PM CDT Sun Oct 25 2020 /114 PM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020/

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow
  accumulations of up to four inches and ice accumulations of up
  to one half inch possible.

* WHERE...Portions of southeast New Mexico and southwest and
  western Texas.

* WHEN...From Monday evening through Wednesday morning.

* IMPACTS...Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the
  ice. Travel could be severely impacted.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Residents in and close to the watch area
  should prepare for hazardous winter weather conditions. Make
  sure you have an adequate supply of food. Check prescriptions to
  ensure an adequate supply of medicine through the duration of
  the storm. Check furnaces and fuel levels, and if travel is
  necessary, make sure your car is winterized and in good working
  order.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit
https://weather.gov/midland


High Wind Watch


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
311 PM CDT Sun Oct 25 2020

TXZ271-261215-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FZ.A.0002.201027T0000Z-201027T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.HW.A.0024.201027T0000Z-201027T1800Z/
Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
211 PM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

* WHAT...For the Freeze Watch, the first freeze of the season with
  sub-freezing temperatures as low as 19 possible. For the High
  Wind Watch, northeast winds 40 to 50 mph with gusts up to 65 mph
  possible.

* WHERE...Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains in Texas.

* WHEN...From Monday evening through Tuesday morning.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines.
  Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
  Frost and freeze conditions could kill crops, other sensitive
  vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this
situation. Fasten loose objects or shelter objects in a safe
location prior to the onset of winds.

Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent
freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should
be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have
in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above-
ground pipes to protect them from freezing.

&&

$$


Hard Freeze Watch


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
319 PM MST Sun Oct 25 2020

AZZ503-507>509-261200-
/O.CAN.KTWC.FZ.A.0003.201027T0700Z-201027T1500Z/
/O.CAN.KTWC.FZ.A.0004.201028T0600Z-201028T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KTWC.HZ.A.0003.201027T0700Z-201027T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KTWC.HZ.A.0004.201028T0600Z-201028T1500Z/
Upper Santa Cruz River Valley/Altar Valley-
Upper San Pedro River Valley-
Eastern Cochise County below 5000 feet-Upper Gila River Valley-
Including the cities of Benson, Willcox, and Douglas
319 PM MST Sun Oct 25 2020

...HARD FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...
...HARD FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...
...FREEZE WATCH IS CANCELLED...

* WHAT...For the first Hard Freeze Watch, sub-freezing
  temperatures as low as 22 possible. For the second Hard Freeze
  Watch, sub-freezing temperatures as low as 20 possible.

* WHERE...Upper Santa Cruz River Valley/Altar Valley, Upper San
  Pedro River Valley, Eastern Cochise County below 5000 feet and
  Upper Gila River Valley.

* WHEN...For the first Hard Freeze Watch, from late Monday night
  through Tuesday morning. For the second Hard Freeze Watch,
  from Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning.

* IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions could kill crops, other
  sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor
  plumbing.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent
freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should
be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have
in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above-
ground pipes to protect them from freezing.

&&

$$


Freeze Watch


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
311 PM CDT Sun Oct 25 2020

TXZ271-261215-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FZ.A.0002.201027T0000Z-201027T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KMAF.HW.A.0024.201027T0000Z-201027T1800Z/
Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains-
Including the cities of Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pine Springs
211 PM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...
...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

* WHAT...For the Freeze Watch, the first freeze of the season with
  sub-freezing temperatures as low as 19 possible. For the High
  Wind Watch, northeast winds 40 to 50 mph with gusts up to 65 mph
  possible.

* WHERE...Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains in Texas.

* WHEN...From Monday evening through Tuesday morning.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines.
  Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
  Frost and freeze conditions could kill crops, other sensitive
  vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this
situation. Fasten loose objects or shelter objects in a safe
location prior to the onset of winds.

Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent
freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should
be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have
in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above-
ground pipes to protect them from freezing.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
311 PM CDT Sun Oct 25 2020

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-059>063-067>070-075-270-
272>279-261215-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FZ.A.0002.201027T0000Z-201027T1500Z/
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains-
Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-Gaines-
Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Andrews-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-Loving-
Winkler-Ector-Midland-Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Reagan-Pecos-
Guadalupe Mountains Above 7000 Feet-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-Eastern Culberson County-
Reeves County Plains-Chinati Mountains-Marfa Plateau-
Davis Mountains-Davis Mountains Foothills-Central Brewster County-
Including the cities of Queen, Artesia, Carlsbad,
Carlsbad Caverns NP, Tatum, Hobbs, Lovington, Eunice, Jal,
Seminole, Lamesa, Gail, Snyder, Andrews, Stanton, Big Spring,
Colorado City, Mentone, Kermit, Odessa, Midland, Garden City,
Monahans, Crane, McCamey, Rankin, Big Lake, Fort Stockton,
Guadalupe Mountains NP, Van Horn, Pecos, Marfa, Fort Davis,
Alpine, Big Bend NP, Panther Junction, and Marathon
311 PM CDT Sun Oct 25 2020 /211 PM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020/

...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

* WHAT...The first freeze of the season with sub-freezing
  temperatures as low as 24 possible.

* WHERE...Portions of southeast New Mexico and southwest and
  western Texas.

* WHEN...From Monday evening through Tuesday morning.

* IMPACTS...Frost and freeze conditions could kill crops, other
  sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor
  plumbing.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent
freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should
be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have
in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above-
ground pipes to protect them from freezing.

&&

$$

For more information from the National Weather Service visit
https://weather.gov/maf


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
312 PM CDT Sun Oct 25 2020

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-059>063-067>070-075-082-
270>282-262015-
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains-
Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-Gaines-
Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Andrews-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-Loving-Winkler-
Ector-Midland-Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Reagan-Pecos-Terrell-
Guadalupe Mountains Above 7000 Feet-Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-Eastern Culberson County-
Reeves County Plains-Chinati Mountains-Marfa Plateau-Davis Mountains-
Davis Mountains Foothills-Central Brewster County-Chisos Basin-
Presidio Valley-Lower Brewster County-
312 PM CDT Sun Oct 25 2020 /212 PM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southeast New
Mexico, southwest Texas, and western Texas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Unseasonably warm, dry and breezy conditions will result in near
critical fire weather conditions this afternoon across the mountains
and adjacent plains.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

A strong cold front Sunday night will usher in record cold
temperatures early this week. A widespread freeze is likely Tuesday
morning. A Freeze Watch has been issued for much of the forecast area
beginning Monday night.

A wintry mix of precipitation is likely across portions of West
Texas and Southeast New Mexico late Sunday night through Wednesday
morning that could produce significant ice accumulations with impacts
to trees, power lines, and roads, especially across the Permian
Basin of West Texas. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for Monday
night through Wednesday morning as a result.

High Winds will be possible across the Guadalupe Pass behind the cold
front Monday night into early Tuesday morning. A High Wind Watch has
been issued to cover for the threat.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated currently. However, activation
likely Monday night through Wednesday morning.

Please relay any information about observed severe weather to the
NWS while following all local, state and CDC guidelines.

$$
This product, along with other watches, warnings, advisories,
and statements issued by the National Weather Service Office in
Midland, can be found on the internet at...
https://weather.gov/midland

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
604 AM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

NMZ401-402-408-409-412-414>417-261215-
Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-Sierra County Lakes-
Central Tularosa Basin-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-Otero Mesa-
604 AM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico and southwest New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Windy conditions are expected this afternoon across most of
southwest New Mexico and far west Texas. Southwest winds of 20 to
30 mph will be possible with gusts up to 40 mph. Driving may
become difficult for high profile vehicles, especially along
mountain ridges and gaps. Loose outdoor objects and holiday
decorations may blow around if not properly secured. Fire danger
will also be high today as above normal temperatures, drought
conditions, and strong winds allow for rapid fire spread. Outdoor
burning is not recommended.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

A strong cold front arriving Monday night will cause temperatures
to plummet overnight into Tuesday morning. In addition, an
approaching upper level system will allow for the development of
wintry precipitation across southern New Mexico, with rain
changing to snow overnight. Snowfall will continue through the
daytime on Tuesday above 5,000 feet. Snow totals ranging from 3-6"
in the mountains and 1-3" in the lowlands will be possible. Wet
and slippery road conditions could make driving hazardous. Widespread
freezing temperatures are expected Monday and Tuesday night.
Plants and animals should be brought indoors if vulnerable.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed. Spotters are encouraged to
report snowfall observations if significant accumulations occur.

$$

Dennhardt

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
604 AM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

NMZ403>407-410-411-413-TXZ418>424-261215-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Northern Dona Ana County-Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-
Southern Tularosa Basin-Western El Paso County-
Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
604 AM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico, southwest New Mexico, and southwest Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Windy conditions are expected this afternoon across most of
southern New Mexico. Southwest winds of 20 to 30 mph will be
possible with gusts up to 35 mph. Driving may become difficult
for high profile vehicles, especially along mountain ridges and
gaps. Loose outdoor objects and holiday decorations may blow
around if not properly secured. Fire danger will also be high
today as above normal temperatures, drought conditions, and
strong winds allow for rapid fire spread. Outdoor burning is not
recommended.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

A strong cold front arriving Monday night will cause temperatures
to plummet overnight. In addition, an approaching upper level
system will allow for the development of wintry precipitation
across southwest New Mexico and far west Texas. Lowland rain
showers and high mountain snowfall will be possible through the
day on Tuesday. Wet and slippery road conditions could make
driving hazardous. A wintry mix will be possible for lowland
locations Tuesday night, with widespread freezing temperatures.
Plants and animals should be brought indoors if vulnerable.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
410 AM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

NMZ201>241-261100-
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-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-
410 AM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Gusty southwest winds will impact western New Mexico this afternoon,
creating hazardous crosswinds, particularly along Interstate 40. The
strong winds will also combine with low humidity to create elevated
fire weather conditions from Catron to Chaves counties.

Meanwhile, a significant winter storm will start impacting northern
New Mexico today as an arctic cold front invades the eastern plains.
By this evening, expect winter precipitation and travel impacts to
develop. Strong canyon winds are also expected within the Rio Grande
Valley and the season`s first hard freeze in eastern New Mexico.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday
The storm system mentioned in the Day One period will continue to
impact a good portion of northern and central New Mexico through at
Tuesday or Tuesday night. This arctic air mass will bring the first
hard freeze of the season to locations west of the central mountain
chain for Monday night. Widespread winter precipitation will also
create hazardous travel conditions for many locations, impacting all
major travel corridors. This system will shift eastward for Tuesday
night through Wednesday night; however, additional snow could impact
northeast and east central New Mexico during this time. There is a
degree of uncertainty on how this system will evolve during the mid-
week period, so it is encouraged to stay tuned to the latest National
Weather Service forecasts and statements.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

DPorter

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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