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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
611 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-271215-
UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
SOUTHERN GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY-LOWLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-
UPLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN-
EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS-SIERRA COUNTY LAKES-
NORTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY-SOUTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY-
CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN-SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-OTERO MESA-
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-
611 AM MDT SUN APR 26 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NM AND TX.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING A MIX OF ACTIVE WEATHER TO
THE REGION TODAY. STRONG WEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP TODAY...
ESPECIALLY IN THE LOWLAND DESERTS. WIND SPEEDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH
WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE DAY. WINDS WILL
DIMINISH THIS EVENING. THE WILL BE AREAS OF LOCALIZED BLOWING DUST
THAT MAY REDUCE VISIBILITIES DOWN TO 1 TO 3 MILES. VISIBILITIES
MAY BE LOWER IN DUST THAT IS NEAR DISTURBED SOIL AREAS.

SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR AS A BAND OF
SHOWERS SPREADS FROM WEST TO EAST. THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE
SMALL HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH. THE COLDER AIR ASSOCIATED
WITH THIS STORM SYSTEM WILL LOWER SNOW LEVELS DOWN TO BETWEEN 7500
AND 8000 FEET IN THE MOUNTAIN ZONES TODAY AND TONIGHT. RAIN MIXED
WITH SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH A 1 TO 3 INCHES SNOW ACCUMULATION
POSSIBLE ABOVE 8000 FEET. SHOWERS WILL DIMINISH AND WEAKEN THIS
EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. LINGERING SHOWERS
OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS MONDAY AND TUESDAY WITH LIGHT AND SPOTTY
ACCUMULATIONS. TEMPERATURES WILL BE WELL BELOW NORMAL THROUGH
TUESDAY BUT ALL AREAS SHOULD STAY ABOVE FREEZING EXCEPT FOR HIGHER
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 8000 FEET. WARMER AND DRIER CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR
WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT RISK OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE MOUNTAINS ON SATURDAY THAT COULD
PRODUCE DRY LIGHTNING AND STRONG WIND GUSTS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

LUNDEEN




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