Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
541 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

NMZ501>509-301500-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...FARMINGTON...
GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRANTS...QUEMADO
541 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.NOW...
SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS WESTERN NEW EARLY THIS MORNING...PERHAPS
MIXED WITH 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 OR 2 INCHES
OF NEW SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE POSSIBLE ABOVE 6000 FEET THROUGH
8 AM MST. FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT NM ROADS.COM OR
DIAL 511.

$$

NMZ510>526-539-540-301500-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
ESTANCIA VALLEY-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CARRIZOZO...CHAMA...CLINES CORNERS...ELK...
ESPANOLA...GRAN QUIVIRA...LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...
CERRO/QUESTA...PICACHO...RED RIVER...RUIDOSO...
SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE...SOCORRO...TAOS
541 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.NOW...
SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY ACROSS CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING...PERHAPS MIXED WITH RAIN AT THE
LOWEST ELEVATIONS. PERIODS OF SNOW WILL IMPACT ROADS INCLUDING
INTERSTATE 40 AROUND ALBUQUERQUE AND INTERSTATE 25 NEAR GLORIETA
PASS. 1 OR 2 INCHES OF NEW SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE POSSIBLE ABOVE
6000 FEET THROUGH 8 AM MST. FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT
NMROADS.COM OR DIAL 511.

$$

NMZ527>538-301500-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-QUAY COUNTY-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...
FORT SUMNER...LAS VEGAS...PORTALES...RATON...SPRINGER...ROSWELL...
ROY...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
541 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.NOW...
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS EASTERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH
THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. NO SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED
THROUGH 8 AM MST ASIDE FROM AN INCH OR SO AROUND RATON PASS.

$$

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