Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
348 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

NMZ501>507-310100-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...FARMINGTON...
GALLUP...GRANTS
348 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 6 PM MST...PATCHES OF LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS WESTERN
NEW MEXICO...ALTHOUGH MIXED WITH OR TURNING OVER TO RAIN AT LOWER
ELEVATIONS. THE SNOW WILL IMPACT ROADS ESPECIALLY NEAR THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 40 NEAR THOREAU AND HIGHWAY
550 NORTHWEST OF CUBA. AROUND 1 INCH OF NEW SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL
BE POSSIBLE ABOVE 6500 FEET. FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT N M
ROADS DOT COM OR DIAL 511.

$$

NMZ510>519-521>523-527>529-310100-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER 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-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CHAMA...CLINES CORNERS...ESPANOLA...
LAS VEGAS...LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...
RATON...SPRINGER...RED RIVER...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...
SANTA FE...TAOS
348 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 6 PM MST...SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
NEW MEXICO...ALTHOUGH MIXED WITH OR TURNING OVER TO RAIN AT THE
LOWEST ELEVATIONS. PERIODS OF SNOW WILL IMPACT ROADS INCLUDING
INTERSTATE 25 BETWEEN LA BAJADA HILL...GLORIETA PASS AND RATON PASS
AND HIGHWAY 285 BETWEEN CLINES CORNERS...SANTA FE AND ESPANOLA. 1
INCH OF NEW SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE POSSIBLE ABOVE 7000 FEET. FOR
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM OR DIAL 5 1 1.

$$

NMZ530>538-310100-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...FORT SUMNER...
PORTALES...ROSWELL...ROY...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
348 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 6 PM MST...AREAS OF RAIN AND PATCHES OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS EASTERN NEW MEXICO. NEW SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO ONE INCH ARE
POSSIBLE ALONG THE PLAINS AND HIGHLANDS INTERFACE. ELSEWHERE ACROSS
THE EASTERN PLAINS...MOSTLY RAIN IS EXPECTED. RAIN AMOUNTS WILL
GENERALLY RANGE FROM A TRACE TO A TENTH OF AN INCH. FOR THE LATEST
ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM OR DIAL 5 1 1.


$$

NMZ508-509-520-524>526-539-540-310100-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARRIZOZO...ELK...GLENWOOD...
GRAN QUIVIRA...PICACHO...QUEMADO...RUIDOSO...SOCORRO
348 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 6 PM MST...AREAS OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL PORTIONS OF NEW MEXICO. SNOW LEVELS HAVE
RISEN AND WILL HOLD BETWEEN 7000 AND 8000 FEET. NEW SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE LIKELY ABOVE 8500 FEET IN THE
SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...FAVORING THE HIGHEST SOUTH
FACING PEAKS AND SLOPES. EXPECT RAIN AT LOWER ELEVATIONS...WITH
AMOUNTS RANGING FROM A TRACE TO TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH. ROADS WILL
LIKELY BE WET...BUT FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT N M ROADS
DOT COM OR DIAL 5 1 1.

$$

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