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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
224 PM MST THU JAN 22 2015

NMZ410>417-TXZ418>424-222300-
NORTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY-SOUTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY-
CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN-SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-OTERO MESA-
WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY-EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY-
NORTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS/HUECO MOUNTAINS-SALT BASIN-
SOUTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN EL PASO/WESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTIES-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN HUDSPETH COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GARFIELD...HATCH...RADIUM SPRINGS...
LAS CRUCES...VADO...SUNLAND PARK...ALAMOGORDO...TULAROSA...
WHITE SANDS MONUMENT...OROGRANDE...
WHITE SANDS RANGE HEADQUARTERS...CHAPARRAL...MESCALERO...
MOUNTAIN PARK...TIMBERON...CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...APACHE SUMMIT...
MAYHILL...SACRAMENTO...PINON...CROW FLATS...DOWNTOWN...
WEST EL PASO...UPPER VALLEY...FORT BLISS...SOCORRO...
EAST AND NORTHEAST EL PASO...HUECO TANKS...LOMA LINDA...
DELL CITY...CORNUDAS...SALT FLAT...SIERRA BLANCA...FABENS...
TORNILLO...FORT HANCOCK
224 PM MST THU JAN 22 2015

.NOW...
AREAS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS FAR WEST
TEXAS AS WELL AS DONA ANA AND OTERO COUNTIES OF SOUTH CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO THROUGH 4 PM. THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS COULD SEE AN
ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES THROUGH 4 PM. MOST LOWLAND LOCATIONS
WILL SEE LESS THAN AN INCH OF ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION BUT
LOCALIZED AREAS WHERE SOME HEAVIER BANDS MOVE THROUGH COULD SEE A
UP TO 2 INCHES. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO A MILE OR LESS IN
THE HEAVIER SNOW BANDS...BUT MOST LOCATIONS WILL HAVE VISIBILITIES
OF 1 TO 3 INCHES. ROADS WILL REMAIN SLICK IN SOME LOCATIONS...AND
AS THE SUN GOES DOWN AND TEMPERATURES FALL...ICY CONDITIONS COULD
BECOME WIDESPREAD.

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NMZ404>407-222300-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY-LOWLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-
UPLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LORDSBURG...REDROCK...VIRDEN...ANIMAS...
HACHITA...ANTELOPE WELLS...CLOVERDALE...DEMING...COLUMBUS
224 PM MST THU JAN 22 2015

.NOW...
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH OVER
THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS. AT 215 PM...THE HEAVIEST SNOW BANDS WERE
LOCATED OVER SOUTHERN GRANT AND NORTHERN HIDALGO COUNTIES WHERE AN
ADDITIONAL INCH OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE THROUGH 4 PM...ELSEWHERE
LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED. VISIBILITIES
WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOW BANDS COULD BE REDUCED UNDER A MILE. ROADS
WILL CONTINUE TO BE SLICK IN SPOTS...AND AS TEMPERATURES DROP
TONIGHT THEY COULD BECOME VERY ICY.

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