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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
346 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM TO BRING ADDITIONAL SNOW TO THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS
OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

.A SLOW MOVING WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE
SNOWFALL OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS IN THE GILA REGION AND
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS THROUGH THIS EVENING. SOME ADDITIONAL
SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS HIGHEST ELEVATIONS IN THE GILA REGION
AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS THROUGH ABOUT MIDNIGHT TONIGHT BEFORE THE
STORM MOVES SOUTH AND AWAY FROM THE REGION. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL
BE CONFINED TO AREAS ABOVE 8000 FEET. ONLY OCCASIONAL LIGHT SNOW
SHOWERS CAN BE EXPECTED AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.

NMZ415-010700-
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SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...APACHE SUMMIT
346 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT.

* IMPACT: ADDITIONAL 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 AFTER SUNSET...ROADS AT HIGH ELEVATIONS WILL
  BECOME ICY AND SNOW PACKED.

* WINDS: WESTERLY AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS: MAIN SNOW LEVEL AROUND 8000 FEET...WITH A MIXTURE
  OF RAIN AND SNOW DOWN TO 7500 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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NMZ402-010700-
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SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SILVER CITY...LAKE ROBERTS...KINGSTON...
FORT BAYARD
346 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT.

* IMPACT: ADDITIONAL 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 OVERNIGHT...ROADS AT HIGH ELEVATIONS WILL
  BECOME ICY AND SNOW PACKED.

* SNOW LEVELS: MAIN SNOW LEVEL AROUND 8000 FT...WITH A MIXTURE
  OF RAIN AND SNOW DOWN TO 7000 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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NMZ414-416-010700-
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WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MESCALERO...MOUNTAIN PARK...TIMBERON...
MAYHILL...SACRAMENTO...PINON
346 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT.

* TIMING: PRECIPITATION WILL FALL AS A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW THROUGH
  THIS EVENING BEFORE TAPERING OFF LATE TONIGHT. A FEW FLURRIES
  ARE STILL POSSIBLE SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACT: WET SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT AFTER SUNSET.
  REDUCED VISIBILITIES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE IN HEAVY SNOW OR FOG.

* WINDS: WEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS: MAIN SNOW LEVEL WILL REMAIN AROUND 8000 FT...BUT
  A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL FALL DOWN TO 6000 FT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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