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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
423 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...ANOTHER LATE SEASON STORM TO AFFECT EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.A STRENGTHENING STORM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE GREAT BASIN INTO THE
CENTRAL ROCKIES...BRINGING SNOWFALL TO THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS AND
WIDESPREAD RAINFALL ELSEWHERE. THIS STORM WILL NOT PACK MUCH COLD
AIR AND THAT LENDS UNCERTAINTY ABOUT HOW MUCH SNOW WILL BE ABLE TO
ACCUMULATE...EVEN AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 10,000 FEET. THUS...A
WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING FOR THE GRAND MESA...WEST ELK MOUNTAINS...AND WESTERN SAN
JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10,000 FEET.

COZ009-012-018-019-252000-
/O.NEW.KGJT.WS.A.0010.150426T0600Z-150427T1800Z/
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
423 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING ABOVE 10000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH ABOVE 10000 FEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS...THE WESTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...WEST ELK MOUNTAINS
  AND THE GRAND MESA.

* TIMING...SNOWFALL SHOULD START AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT WITH
  ACCUMULATIONS OF WET SNOW BEGINNING EARLY SUNDAY MORNING OVER
  THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...FROM 2 TO 6 INCHES WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* SNOW LEVEL...SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED DOWN TO ABOUT 8500 FEET...WITH
  SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE 10,000 FEET.

* WINDS...MODERATE SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH AT MOUNTAINTOP
  LEVEL WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST AND NORTH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADS OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN PASSES...INCLUDING RED
  MOUNTAIN AND MONARCH PASSES...WITH BECOME SLUSHY...BRINGING THE
  POTENTIAL OF HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND/OR BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

CUOCO

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
402 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND
NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...

.AN UNSEASONABLY STRONG AND COLD UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL BRING THE
POTENTIAL OF HEAVY SNOW TO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF NORTHEAST NEW
MEXICO SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. AS THE SYSTEM MOVES INTO EAST-CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO SUNDAY NIGHT...COLDER AIR FROM EASTERN COLORADO WILL MOVE
INTO NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING...LOWERING
SNOW LEVELS.

NMZ513-515-527-252200-
/O.NEW.KABQ.WS.A.0012.150427T0000Z-150428T0000Z/
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
402 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SEVERAL INCHES TO LOCALLY NEAR ONE FOOT.

* TIMING...RAIN AND VERY HIGH ELEVATION SNOW SUNDAY WILL GRADUALLY
  CHANGE OVER TO SNOW SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW LEVELS...DROPPING TO 6500 FEET BY MONDAY MORNING WITH
  ACCUMULATING SNOW LEVELS FALLING TO AROUND 7500 FEET.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS ABOVE 8000 FEET WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED
  AND ICY. THE VISIBILITY WILL DROP WELL BELOW A HALF MILE DURING
  PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR A HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER EVENT IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
AREA. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS AT WEATHER.GOV/ABQ...LISTEN
TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE MEDIA OUTLET.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
356 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

COZ072>075-079-080-082-251800-
/O.NEW.KPUB.WS.A.0014.150426T1500Z-150428T0000Z/
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...LA VETA PASS...PONCHA PASS...BLANCA PEAK...CUCHARA...
STONEWALL...WESTON...SPANISH PEAKS...RYE...GREENHORN MTN...
PIKES PEAK
356 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...THE SANGRE DE CRISTO AND WET MOUNTAIN RANGES.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO
  MOVE ACROSS THE DESERT SOUTHWEST BRINGING HEAVY SNOWFALL TO THE
  EASTERN MOUNTAINS...GENERALLY ABOVE 7000 FEET.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...12 TO 16 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* WIND...NORTHEAST TO EAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO HEAVY SNOW...POOR
  VISIBILITIES AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP.

WINTER STORMS MAY HAVE STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY DUE TO
HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF OVER
6 INCHES ACROSS THE PLAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS OR OVER 8 INCHES IN
THE MOUNTAINS MAY OCCUR. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL IN THE
WATCH AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...LISTEN TO THE LATEST
WEATHER FORECAST AND CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY
ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN OR THROUGH THE WATCH AREA
DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...TAKE ALONG A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT.

&&

$$


High Wind Watch


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
420 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

...HIGH WIND WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS FOR
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST WILL
BRING WINDS CONDITIONS TO THE AREA SUNDAY. THE STRONGEST WINDS
WILL SPREAD ACROSS HE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS SUNDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE
DIMINISHING BY EVENING.

NMZ027-TXZ258-252300-
/O.NEW.KMAF.HW.A.0012.150426T1800Z-150427T0200Z/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...
PINE SPRINGS
320 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

* EVENT...HIGH WIND.

* TIMING...SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* IMPACTS...WINDS WILL BE PARTICULARLY HAZARDOUS AT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS WHERE THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE LIKELY TO OCCUR. BE
  ESPECIALLY CAREFUL DRIVING IN THESE MOUNTAINOUS AREAS. ABRUPT
  CHANGES IN WIND FORCES OCCUR WHEN ROUNDING SHARP TURNS OR
  PASSING OBSTACLES TO THE WIND...RESULTING IN LOSS OF CONTROL OF
  VEHICLES. AIRCRAFT SHOULD ALSO USE CAUTION DUE TO TURBULENCE
  AROUND THE MOUNTAINS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH...OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

&&

$$

RHLUCHAN


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
208 PM MDT FRI APR 24 2015

...POSSIBLE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS SATURDAY...

.A STORM SYSTEM WILL BE DIVING OUT OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST AND
INTO THE GREAT BASIN ON SATURDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL HELP TO
INCREASE THE WINDS ACROSS THE REGION AND BRING IN DRIER AIR TO
THE LOWLANDS. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AROUND 20 MPH WITH MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES UNDER 15 PERCENT ARE EXPECTED. THESE
CONDITIONS WILL LEAD TO AN ELEVATED FIRE DANGER SATURDAY
AFTERNOON.

NMZ111-112-TXZ055-056-251300-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.FW.A.0007.150425T1800Z-150426T0400Z/
SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND LOWLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY-EL PASO-
HUDSPETH-
208 PM MDT FRI APR 24 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 055...056...111 AND 112...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* EVENT: FIRE WEATHER ...ZONE 111 SOUTHWEST DESERTS AND
  LOWLANDS. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 112 SOUTH CENTRAL LOWLANDS AND
  SOUTHERN RIO GRANDE VALLEY. FIRE WEATHER ZONE 055 EL PASO...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 056 HUDSPETH.

* TIMING: NOON THROUGH 10 PM MDT SATURDAY.

* WIND: WEST-SOUTHWEST AROUND 20 MPH.

* HUMIDITY: 10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$
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Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
645 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

COZ058>089-093>099-261245-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY EAST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
DEL NORTE VICINITY/NORTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
ALAMOSA VICINITY/CENTRAL SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
SOUTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES PEAK BETWEEN
7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
CANON CITY VICINITY/EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
COLORADO SPRINGS VICINITY/SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE
BELOW 7400 FT-PUEBLO AND VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FT-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
CROWLEY COUNTY-LA JUNTA VICINITY/OTERO COUNTY-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY-
EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY-LAS ANIMAS VICINITY/BENT COUNTY-
LAMAR VICINITY/PROWERS COUNTY-SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA COUNTY-
645 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE OVER THE MOUNTAINS AS THE
DAY PROGRESSES. THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL LIKELY BECOME WIDESPREAD
BY THIS AFTERNOON OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN. THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
WILL GRADUALLY MOVE ONTO THE PLAINS BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON. FOR THIS
EVENING...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS
WHILE ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL BE POSSIBLE
OVER THE PLAINS. A FEW STRONG STORMS COULD DEVELOP AFTER 6 PM ON THE
PLAINS...MAINLY NORTH OF HIGHWAY 50.

SOME SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS IN THE
MOUNTAINS. A TOTAL OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH 6 AM
SUNDAY. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE SAN JUAN
MOUNTAINS.

THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM STORMS WILL BE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. A
FEW OF THE STRONGER STORMS ON THE PLAINS LATER TONIGHT WILL BE
CAPABLE OF WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH AND HAIL UP TO 1/2 INCH IN
DIAMETER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE OUT OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
AND ACROSS THE DESERT SOUTHWEST SUNDAY AND MONDAY WITH HEAVY
MOUNTAIN SNOW AND RAIN FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS.

THERE WILL BE A SMALL WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY FOR STRONG AND
POSSIBLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY AFTERNOON...SOUTH OF A PUEBLO
TO SPRINGFIELD LINE. ABUNDANT SHEAR AND MODEST INSTABILITY WILL
LIKELY LEAD TO THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE
PRIMARY THREATS WILL BE DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS
AND HAIL NEARING ONE INCH IN DIAMETER.

SNOW IS FORECAST OVER THE MOUNTAINS SUNDAY AND MONDAY. LOCATIONS
ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE WILL LIKELY SEE SEVERAL INCHES OF
SNOW. THE SAN JUAN RANGE COULD SEE HEAVY SNOW. LOCATIONS ALONG THE
EASTERN MOUNTAINS WILL SEE THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY
SNOWFALL...INCLUDING THE SANGRE DE CRISTO AND WET MOUNTAIN RANGES.
SNOW LEVELS WILL LIKELY BE AROUND 7000 FEET...AND 12 TO 16 INCHES
OF HEAVY WET SNOW ARE EXPECTED. THIS WET HEAVY SNOW COULD PRODUCE
TREE DAMAGE ON TREES THAT HAVE STARTED TO LEAF OUT.

WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAIN IS ALSO EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
EASTERN PLAINS SUNDAY AND MONDAY. LOWER ELEVATIONS ALONG THE LEE
SLOPES OF THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS...AND THE EASTERN
PLAINS...GENERALLY SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50...WILL SEE THE POTENTIAL
FOR UP TO 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL. RUNOFF FROM THIS RAINFALL MY
PRODUCE LOCALIZED FLOODING ISSUES...AND THIS WILL NEED TO BE
MONITORED.

DAILY AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST
OVER THE MOUNTAINS TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...WITH INCREASING
CHANCES LATER IN THE WEEK. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE
LIGHTING...GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS AND SMALL HAIL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT OVER THE ENTIRE REGION.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
524 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

NMZ501>540-261130-
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 CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-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-
524 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

AN UNSEASONABLY COLD AND STRONG UPPER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL
MOVE THROUGH NEW MEXICO SUNDAY AND MONDAY. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND HIGH
MOUNTAIN SNOW WILL RESULT OVER THE WESTERN HALF OF THE STATE
SUNDAY AND OVER NORTHEAST AND EASTERN NEW MEXICO SUNDAY NIGHT AND
MONDAY. SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL AND HIGH MOUNTAIN SNOW ACCUMULATION ARE LIKELY
FROM THIS SYSTEM. A WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE
EASTERN AND NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS FOR THE
RATON AND JOHNSON MESA AREAS INCLUDING RATON PASS.

WEATHER CAN CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY. ALWAYS USE THE LATEST FORECASTS...
WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
340 AM MST SAT APR 25 2015

AZZ004>018-037>040-260300-
KAIBAB PLATEAU-MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS-GRAND CANYON COUNTRY-
COCONINO PLATEAU-YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD-CHINLE VALLEY-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY-
WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM-WHITE MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN GILA COUNTY-YAVAPAI COUNTY VALLEYS AND BASINS-
OAK CREEK AND SYCAMORE CANYONS-BLACK MESA AREA-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264-
340 AM MST SAT APR 25 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR APACHE...COCONINO...
NORTHERN GILA...NAVAJO...AND YAVAPAI COUNTIES IN NORTHERN
ARIZONA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A COLD STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH ARIZONA THIS AFTERNOON...WITH
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING FROM PRESCOTT TO
FLAGSTAFF NORTHWESTWARD. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH
NORTHERN ARIZONA THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY...BRINGING WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS...SOME WITH GUSTY WINDS. SNOW
LEVELS ARE FORECAST TO FALL TO 6500 TO 7000 FEET LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...WITH A TRACE TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW
POSSIBLE...HIGHER AMOUNTS OVER MOUNTAIN PEAKS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

RAIN AND HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...ALONG WITH A FEW THUNDERSTORMS. IMPROVING CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED BY MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
402 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-261015-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
402 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY WITH INCREASING
COVERAGE TONIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH BRIEF HEAVIER RAIN
AND OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING WILL ACCOMPANY THIS ACTIVITY. SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS AREA EXPECTED BY LATE TONIGHT OVER THE HIGHEST
PEAKS. A FEW INCHES OF WET SNOW ARE EXPECTED ABOVE 10,000 FEET.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A SIGNIFICANT LATE SEASON STORM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA SUNDAY
THROUGH MONDAY...BRINGING WIDESPREAD RAINFALL...THUNDERSTORMS...AND
MOUNTAIN SNOWFALL. THIS PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...DECREASING FROM WEST TO EAST MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING.

HIGH PRESSURE AND A WARMING TREND AREA EXPECTED TUESDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

CUOCO

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
446 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

TXZ021>044-261000-
PARMER-CASTRO-SWISHER-BRISCOE-HALL-CHILDRESS-BAILEY-LAMB-HALE-
FLOYD-MOTLEY-COTTLE-COCHRAN-HOCKLEY-LUBBOCK-CROSBY-DICKENS-KING-
YOAKUM-TERRY-LYNN-GARZA-KENT-STONEWALL-
446 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE EXTREME SOUTHERN TEXAS
PANHANDLE...SOUTH PLAINS AND ROLLING PLAINS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ELEVATED FIRE DANGER IS LIKELY TODAY ACROSS THE EXTREME
SOUTHWESTERN TEXAS PANHANDLE WITH STRONG WINDS COMBINING WITH DRY
SURFACE CONDITIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THERE IS RISK FOR STRONG OR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS LATE SUNDAY OVER THE
ROLLING PLAINS...PERHAPS SPREADING TO AREAS ON THE CAPROCK.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
430 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-252130-
CIMARRON-TEXAS-BEAVER-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-OCHILTREE-LIPSCOMB-
HARTLEY-MOORE-HUTCHINSON-ROBERTS-HEMPHILL-OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-
GRAY-WHEELER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
430 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA
PANHANDLES.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTHWESTERN
TEXAS PANHANDLE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY. SEVERE
WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

AREA FIRE MANAGERS AND EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR
ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS BEGINNING THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
EVENING.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
417 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-260930-
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-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-
LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-
BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
417 AM CDT SAT APR 25 2015 /317 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...SOUTHWEST TEXAS AND WEST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

MORE WINDY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY, ESPECIALLY IN THE GUADALUPE
MOUNTAINS.  THE GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH NEAR NORMAL
TEMPERATURES AND DRY AIR TO PRODUCE NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.  LOCATIONS ALONG AND WEST
OF A LAMESA TO KERMIT TO ALPINE LINE WILL BE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO
THESE CONDITIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

STRONG WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS SUNDAY,
THEREFORE A HIGH WIND WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FROM SUNDAY MORNING
UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING. GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS OF AT LEAST 20 TO 30 MPH
AND GUSTS NEAR 45 MPH COULD ALSO AFFECT THE SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO
PLAINS, UPPER TRANS PECOS, VAN HORN AREA, MARFA PLATEAU, AND DAVIS
MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT PLAINS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN ALL OF
THE ABOVE LOCATIONS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING, IN ADDITION TO
THE BIG BEND REGION AND PRESIDIO VALLEY DUE TO DRY, WINDY
CONDITIONS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

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 /LOWER CASE/
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MIDLAND

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