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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
309 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM TO BRING MOUNTAIN SNOW TO SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH
CENTRAL NEW MEXICO THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.A POWERFUL AND SLOW MOVING WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL DELIVER
SNOWFALL TO HIGHER ELEVATIONS IN THE GILA REGION AND SACRAMENTO
MOUNTAINS THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. 4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOWFALL IS
EXPECTED ACROSS HIGHEST ELEVATIONS IN THE GILA REGION AND
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS. MOST LOCATIONS BETWEEN 7000 AND 8000 FEET IN
THESE AREAS WILL ONLY SEE 1 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOWFALL.

NMZ414>416-311145-
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WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MESCALERO...MOUNTAIN PARK...TIMBERON...
CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...APACHE SUMMIT...MAYHILL...SACRAMENTO...
PINON
309 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
SATURDAY NIGHT...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT ABOVE 7000 FEET UNTIL
MIDNIGHT MST SATURDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW OVER ELEVATIONS ABOVE
  7000 FEET. 1 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED OVER LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* TIMING: SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THIS EVENING AND END AS LATE AS
  OVERNIGHT SATURDAY.

* IMPACT: HEAVY WET SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS...
  MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES. REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE IN HEAVY SNOW OR FOG. AS SNOW LEVELS
  FALL...ROADS AT HIGH ELEVATIONS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOW PACKED.

* WINDS: SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH BECOMING WEST SATURDAY.

* SNOW LEVELS: MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS WILL INITIALLY BEGIN
  ABOVE 8000 FEET...FALLING AS LOW AS 7000 FEET AT TIMES IN
  HEAVIER SNOW BANDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE.  THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

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NMZ402-311145-
/O.CON.KEPZ.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150201T0700Z/
SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SILVER CITY...LAKE ROBERTS...KINGSTON...
FORT BAYARD
309 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
SATURDAY NIGHT...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT ABOVE 7000 FEET UNTIL
MIDNIGHT MST SATURDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE ABOVE 8000
  FEET WITH 1 TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE BETWEEN 7000 AND 8000 FEET.

* TIMING: SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THIS EVENING AND END AS
  LATE AS OVERNIGHT SATURDAY.

* IMPACT: HEAVY WET SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS...
  MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES. REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES ALSO POSSIBLE IN HEAVY SNOW AND FOG. AS SNOW LEVELS
  FALL...ROADS AT HIGH ELEVATIONS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOW PACKED.

* SNOW LEVELS: MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS WILL INITIALLY BEGIN
  ABOVE 8000 FEET...FALLING NEAR 7000 FEET AT TIMES THROUGH THE
  EVENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE.  THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

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