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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1218 PM MST WED MAR 4 2015

...ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW FOR EASTERN NEW MEXICO TODAY THROUGH
TONIGHT...

.AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH ENTERING NEW MEXICO FROM THE WEST WILL
INTERACT WITH A POTENT COLD FRONT TO PRODUCE FREEZING FOG...FREEZING
DRIZZLE...AND SNOW INTO TONIGHT. RATHER STRONG AND GUSTY NORTH AND
NORTHEAST WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT WILL CREATE BLOWING SNOW ALONG
THE TEXAS BORDER THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING. ACCUMULATING SNOW
WILL FAVOR AREAS ALONG THE EAST SLOPES FROM ANGEL FIRE SOUTH TO
CLINES CORNERS...CORONA... AND EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY. BITTERLY
COLD TEMPERATURES WILL MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS TRAVEL OVER THE REGION.

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WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
1218 PM MST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 INCHES BELOW 7500 FEET AND 2 TO 5
  INCHES ABOVE 7500 FEET.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE
  DIMINISHING THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...NO WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP TODAY
  DUE TO SNOW PACKED AND ICY ROADS. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED
  IN SNOW. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 25 FROM WATROUS TO RATON
  PASS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL PRIMARILY CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

&&

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NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-
CURRY COUNTY-
1218 PM MST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FREEZING
DRIZZLE REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AROUND 1 INCH BELOW 6000 FEET AND 1 TO 3
  INCHES ABOVE 6000 FEET. WHILE NOT A LOT OF SNOW WILL FALL...THERE
  WILL BE A LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE FROM FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FREEZING
  FOG ON HIGHWAYS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS.

* TIMING...FREEZING DRIZZLE AND LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  EARLY THIS EVENING BEFORE TAPERING OFF BEFORE MIDNIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35
  MPH. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR ALONG THE TEXAS STATE
  LINE.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR FREEZING
  DRIZZLE AND SNOW AT ALL LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP TODAY
  DUE TO SNOW PACKED AND ICY ROADS. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED
  IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...AS WELL AS FREEZING FOG. THIS INCLUDES
  INTERSTATE 40 FROM NEAR SANTA ROSA EAST TO TEXAS AND INTERSTATE
  25 NEAR LAS VEGAS.

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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ESTANCIA VALLEY-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
1218 PM MST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST
TONIGHT...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...BLOWING SNOW AND FREEZING
DRIZZLE REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 INCHES BELOW 6000 FEET AND 2 TO 4
  INCHES ABOVE 6000 FEET. IN ADDITION...A LIGHT GLAZE OF FREEZING
  DRIZZLE IS EXPECTED.

* TIMING...FREEZING DRIZZLE AND LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO
  DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING BEFORE
  DIMINISHING BY MIDNIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
  MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR FREEZING
  DRIZZLE AND SNOW AT ALL LOCATIONS BY LATE AFTERNOON.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP THIS
  AFTERNOON DUE TO SNOW PACKED AND ICY ROADS. VISIBILITIES WILL BE
  REDUCED IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...AS WELL AS FOG AND FREEZING
  FOG. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 40 NEAR CLINES CORNERS...HIGHWAY
  285 FROM ROSWELL TO VAUGHN... AS WELL AS HIGHWAYS 60 AND 70.

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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