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Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
702 PM MST Tue Jan 17 2017

NMZ414>416-180515-
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
702 PM MST Tue Jan 17 2017

.NOW...

AT 7OO PM MST SNOW CONTINUES TO FALL ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS AS SNOW SHOWERS TRACK FROM SOUTHWEST TO
NORTHEAST ACROSS ELEVATIONS ABOVE 6500 FT. WEBCAMS IN CLOUDCROFT
AND TIMBERON SUGGEST 2 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW HAS FALLEN OVER THE
HIGHER TERRAIN. LATEST RADAR SHOWS PRECIPITATION RAPIDLY
DECREASING ACROSS THE REGION WHICH MEANS SNOW SHOWERS SHOULD BE
TAPERING OFF WITHIN THE NEXT HOUR OR TWO. HOWEVER CHANCES FOR
ISOLATED LIGHT SNOW AND FLURRIES WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AS THE
RESPONSIBLE STORM SYSTEM CONTINUES TO SLOWLY PASS.

NEW MEXICO ROADS IS REPORTING DIFFICULT TO SEVERE DRIVING
CONDITIONS DUE TO ICY AND SNOW-PACKED ROADS. THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAYS
82, 130, 244, AND THE SUNSPOT HIGHWAY. IF POSSIBLE DELAY TRAVEL IN
THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS TONIGHT.

$$

BIRD


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