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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
459 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

...HEAVY SNOW LIKELY ACROSS THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHERN
NEW MEXICO FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.A DEEP UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL APPROACH SOUTHERN
NEW MEXICO FROM THE WEST WHILE COLDER AIR FLOWS INTO THE LOWER
ELEVATIONS FROM THE NORTH. THIS WEATHER PATTERN WILL BRING
MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS
THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS. THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED FORM
ABOUT THE RIDGE OVER TO THE EAST SLOPES. DANGEROUS DRIVING
CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR DUE TO ICY SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW
VISIBILITY. GUSTY WINDS COULD ALSO CREATE BLOWING SNOW CONDITIONS
OVERNIGHT.

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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...TIMBERON...MOUNTAIN PARK...
CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...APACHE SUMMIT...MAYHILL...PINON...
SACRAMENTO
459 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM
MST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MST SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN EARLY FRIDAY EVENING AN CONTINUE
  THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE ENDING BY SUNDAY EVENING.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW AMOUNTS FROM 6 TO 12 INCHES WILL RESULT IN
  DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO ICY SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  LOW VISIBILITY LESS THAN A HALF MILE IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
  SOME ROAD CLOSURES MAY BE REQUIRED.

* OTHER IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH COULD CAUSE BLOWING
  SNOW AND LOCAL WHITE OUTS/POOR VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

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SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SILVER CITY...LAKE ROBERTS...KINGSTON...
FORT BAYARD
459 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO
5 AM MST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS
EVENING TO 5 AM MST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...RAIN SHOWERS DEVELOPING LATE EVENING AND THEN TURNING
  TO SNOW OVERNIGHT.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES...HIGHEST OVER THE
  BLACK RANGE...WILL RESULT IN SOME SNOW PACKED ROADS AND
  DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH LATE NIGHT COULD
  PRODUCE SOME BLOWING SNOW AND LOW VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HILLSBORO...WINSTON
459 AM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
5 AM MST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS
EVENING TO 5 AM MST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...RAIN SHOWERS DEVELOPING THIS EVENING AND TURNING TO
  SNOW OVERNIGHT.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES COULD RESULT IN
  SOME SNOW PACKED ROADS AND DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH COULD PRODUCE SOME
  BLOWING SNOW AND LOW VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

HEFNER


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