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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
203 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-012015-
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-
203 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015 /103 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015/

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT MAINLY
ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 10. SEVERE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED,
BUT A FEW COULD PRODUCE SOME VERY SMALL HAIL AND OCCASIONAL
LIGHTNING STRIKES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS AREAS SOUTH OF
INTERSTATE 10. SEVERE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED, BUT A FEW COULD
PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES.

.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

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
544 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

NMZ501>540-011300-
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-
544 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

MOUNTAIN SNOW AND A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW AT LOWER ELEVATIONS WILL
CONTINUE TODAY. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL FAVOR AREAS
ABOVE 7500 FEET. WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE...
ESPECIALLY AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

AREAS OF FOG AND FREEZING FOG MAY DEVELOP TONIGHT AND CONTINUE
INTO SUNDAY MORNING. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. HOWEVER...WEATHER CAN
CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY. ALWAYS USE THE LATEST FORECASTS...WATCHES AND
WARNINGS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

.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.

$$

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Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
1147 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

TXZ049-054-064>066-071>073-076>078-098-099-113-114-127-128-139-
140-154-155-168>170-010800-
FISHER-NOLAN-STERLING-COKE-RUNNELS-IRION-TOM GREEN-CONCHO-
CROCKETT-SCHLEICHER-SUTTON-HASKELL-THROCKMORTON-JONES-SHACKELFORD-
TAYLOR-CALLAHAN-COLEMAN-BROWN-MCCULLOCH-SAN SABA-MENARD-KIMBLE-
MASON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROTAN...ROBY...SWEETWATER...
STERLING CITY...ROBERT LEE...BRONTE...BALLINGER...WINTERS...
MERTZON...SAN ANGELO...EDEN...OZONA...ELDORADO...SONORA...
HASKELL...THROCKMORTON...WOODSON...STAMFORD...ANSON...HAMLIN...
ALBANY...ABILENE...CLYDE...BAIRD...CROSS PLAINS...COLEMAN...
BROWNWOOD...BRADY...SAN SABA...MENARD...JUNCTION...MASON
1147 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
PATCHY DRIZZLE AND LIGHT RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST ACROSS
PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL TEXAS EARLY THIS MORNING. THROUGH 2
AM...LIGHT RAIN WILL AFFECT LOCATIONS ALONG INTERSTATE 10 FROM
OZONA TO SONORA...REACHING AS FAR NORTH AS ELDORADO. FARTHER
NORTH...PATCHY DRIZZLE WILL TEMPORARILY REDUCE VISIBILITIES ACROSS
THE CONCHO VALLEY AND BIG COUNTRY FROM SAN ANGELO...TO ROBERT
LEE...TO THE INTERSTATE 20 CORRIDOR. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS
WILL REMAIN LESS THAN 1/10 OF AN INCH. IN ADDITION...PATCHY FOG
MAY REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN 2 MILES.

$$

JOHNSON

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
1051 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

TXZ183-010700-
VAL VERDE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...DEL RIO
1051 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 1 AM CST...A SMALL CLUSTER OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
MOVE EAST AT 30 MPH INTO WESTERN AND CENTRAL PORTIONS OF VAL VERDE
COUNTY. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL BE MAINLY LESS THAN 1/4 INCH. AHEAD
OF THIS AREA OF RAIN...PATCHY FOG MAY REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS
THAN 1/4 MILE IN A FEW LOCATIONS. MOTORISTS SHOULD USE EXTRA
CAUTION IN AREAS WHERE ROADWAYS ARE WET AND VISIBILITIES ARE LOW.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
1051 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

TXZ184>187-202>204-217>219-228-010700-
EDWARDS-REAL-KERR-BANDERA-KINNEY-UVALDE-MEDINA-MAVERICK-ZAVALA-
FRIO-DIMMIT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKSPRINGS...LEAKEY...KERRVILLE...
BANDERA...BRACKETTVILLE...UVALDE...HONDO...EAGLE PASS...
CRYSTAL CITY...PEARSALL...CARRIZO SPRINGS
1051 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 3 AM CST...PATCHY LIGHT RAIN AND DRIZZLE WILL PRODUCE
AMOUNTS MAINLY BETWEEN A TRACE AND A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH.
AREAS OF FOG WILL COMBINE WITH THE PRECIPITATION TO REDUCE
VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN 1/4 MILE IN A FEW LOCATIONS. MOTORISTS
SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION IN AREAS WHERE ROADWAYS ARE WET AND
VISIBILITIES ARE LOW.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
913 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

NMZ510>529-533-539-540-010700-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
ESTANCIA VALLEY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CARRIZOZO...CHAMA...CLINES CORNERS...
ELK...ESPANOLA...GRAN QUIVIRA...LAS VEGAS...LOS ALAMOS...
MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...PICACHO...RATON...
SPRINGER...RED RIVER...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...
SANTA FE...SANTA ROSA...SOCORRO...TAOS
913 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
ISOLATED LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS
OF NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...ESPECIALLY THE HIGHER TERRAIN...THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVELS WILL GENERALLY RANGE BETWEEN 5500 AND 7000
FEET. ANY ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION SHOULD BE INSIGNIFICANT. IN
ADDITION TO THE PRECIPITATION...PATCHY FOG MAY EXPAND SOMEWHAT
OVERNIGHT...REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO A HALF MILE OR LESS AT
TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN THE WETTEST OR MOST SIGNIFICANTLY SNOW COVERED
LOCALES. FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM OR
DIAL 5 1 1.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
913 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

NMZ530>532-534>538-010700-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-
ROOSEVELT COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...FORT SUMNER...
PORTALES...ROSWELL...ROY...TUCUMCARI
913 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
A FEW BANDS OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF
NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH APPROXIMATELY MIDNIGHT.
PRECIPITATION WILL GENERALLY BE FOCUSED NORTH OF A LINE FROM WAGON
MOUND TO NARA VISA WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN
INCH OR LESS AND GENERALLY AN INCH OR LESS ADDITIONAL SNOW
ACCUMULATION IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF NORTHERN UNION COUNTY AND
FAR NORTHEAST COLFAX COUNTY. HOWEVER...AREAS OF FOG WILL CONTINUE
EVEN WHERE PRECIPITATION HAS WANED...RESULTING IN VISIBILITIES BELOW
ONE MILE IN SOME LOCATIONS.

$$

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