Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
1146 AM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...POTENT SPRING STORM BRINGING SNOW TO CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...

.An upper level low pressure system over northwest New Mexico
will move southeast then east across central portions of the state
today before exiting to the northeast tonight. At the surface a
reinforcing shot of cold air will continue to plunge south across
the eastern plains through the afternoon hours, causing any rain
turn to snow. Moderate to occasionally heavy snow will continue
this afternoon and evening before diminishing and mostly ending
later tonight.

NMZ510-516-517-291900-
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San Juan Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-
1146 AM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has cancelled the
Winter Weather Advisory.

Light snow with accumulation of an inch or so is possible, but
no significant impacts are expected.

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Jemez Mountains-West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-Central Highlands-
Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-Far Northeast Highlands-
Northeast Highlands-Union County-Harding County-
1146 AM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MDT SUNDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Generally 6 to 12 inches over portions of
  northeast New Mexico. Areas along the Colorado border near
  Raton Pass east through northern Union County, as well as the
  peaks of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains, may see amounts of 12
  and 18 inches.

* TIMING...Snow will continue through the afternoon and evening,
  then taper off later tonight.

* WINDS...North to northeast at 20 to 30 mph with occasional
  gusts over 40 mph today across the Northeast Plains, Raton
  Ridge and Far Northeast Highlands. Winds slowly diminishing
  tonight.

* SNOW LEVELS...Snow levels will be cold enough for snow at all
  locations.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Travel will become hazardous or even impossible
  over portions of north central and northeast New Mexico today,
  especially on Interstate 25 between Glorieta Pass and Raton
  Pass, Highways 64 and 87 from Raton to Clayton and Interstate 40
  between Tijeras Clines Corners. In addition, heavy snow
  accumulating on trees that have already leafed-out may lead to
  tree damage and falling limbs.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and blowing snow means
severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring.
Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel
dangerous. Strong winds are likely. Only travel in an emergency.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

For the latest road conditions, dial 511 or 1.800.432.4269, or
visit nmroads.com.

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South Central Highlands-South Central Mountains-
Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-Quay County-
Eastern Lincoln County-
1146 AM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MDT
SUNDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Generally 2 to 5 inches.

* TIMING...Snow will continue through this evening then
  gradually diminish later tonight.

* WINDS...North to northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts of 35 mph.

* SNOW LEVELS...Temperatures will become cold enough for snow at
  all locations by mid morning.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Travel will become hazardous, including U.S.
  highways 64 and 84.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities.

&&

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