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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
339 PM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...ACCUMULATING SNOW THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY FOR PORTIONS OF
NORTHERN AND WESTERN NEW MEXICO...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PASS NORTH OF NEW MEXICO
TONIGHT...GENERATING BANDS OF PRECIPITATION ACROSS NORTHERN AND
WESTERN AREAS. PRECIPITATION WILL BECOME HEAVIEST AND MOST
WIDESPREAD THIS EVENING AS A COLD FRONT CROSSES FROM WEST TO EAST
DROPPING THE SNOW LEVELS TO VALLEY BOTTOMS. GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL
ACCOMPANY THE SNOW TONIGHT...LEADING TO AREAS OF REDUCED VISIBILITY
IN BLOWING SNOW. FOR THE LATEST NEW MEXICO ROAD CONDITIONS CALL
511 OR VISIT NMROADS.COM.

NMZ502-503-510-511-240600-
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CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
339 PM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTALING 3 TO 6 INCHES AT ELEVATIONS NEAR
  OR BELOW 7500 FEET WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES POSSIBLE OVER THE
  HIGHER TERRAIN. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THIS EVENING.
  SNOW SHOULD BEGIN TO TAPER OFF EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 35 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER QUICKLY TO VALLEY BOTTOMS
  BEHIND A COLD FRONT THIS EVENING.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOWPACKED AND ICY. AREAS OF
  REDUCED VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW WILL ADD TO THE HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

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.
&&

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NMZ501-504-506-512>516-240600-
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NORTHWEST PLATEAU-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL 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-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
339 PM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES AT ELEVATIONS NEAR OR BELOW
  7500 FEET WITH 5 TO 10 INCHES POSSIBLE OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

* TIMING...PRECIPITATION WILL BECOME ALL SNOW AND INCREASE IN
  COVERAGE AND INTENSITY AS A COLD FRONT CROSSES THIS EVENING.
  SNOW SHOULD TAPER OFF EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH AFTER SUNSET.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER QUICKLY WITH THE PASSAGE
  OF A COLD FRONT EARLY THIS EVENING.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS MAY BECOME SNOWPACKED AND ICY...SUCH AS
  HIGHWAY 550 AND INTERSTATE 40 OVER THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.
  AREAS OF REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW WILL ADD TO THE
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE RESTRICTED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING
AND BLOWING SNOW.

&&

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WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
339 PM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES AT ELEVATIONS NEAR OR BELOW
  7500 FEET WITH 4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE OVER THE HIGHER PEAKS OF
  THE SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING AS A COLD FRONT
  CROSSES FROM WEST TO EAST. SNOW SHOULD TAPER OFF EARLY TUESDAY
  MORNING.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 30 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...DROPPING TO VALLEY BOTTOMS BEHIND THE COLD
  FRONTAL PASSAGE.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS MAY BECOME SNOWPACKED AND ICY. AREAS OF
  REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW WILL ADD TO THE HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE RESTRICTED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING
AND BLOWING SNOW.

&&

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