Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
919 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

NMZ501-503-504-512>515-527>534-537-271800-
DE BACA COUNTY-EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-QUAY COUNTY-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
UNION COUNTY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...
CONCHAS...CUBA...DULCE...FARMINGTON...FORT SUMNER...LAS VEGAS...
PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...SPRINGER...RED RIVER...ROY...
SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
919 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 1100 AM... WIDESPREAD LOW CLOUDS WITH AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW
AND FOG WILL PERSIST ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST...NORTHEAST AND
EAST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. LOCATIONS ALONG THE INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR
BETWEEN LAS VEGAS AND RATON PASS AS WELL AS THE CANADIAN RIVER
ESCARPMENT WILL BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO POOR VISIBILITIES. FREEZING
FOG ON ROADS WILL CREATE SLICK AND ICY SPOTS ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES...
OVER CULVERTS...AND IN SHADED AREAS.  MOTORISTS SHOULD DRIVE WITH
EXTREME CAUTION AND ALLOW ADDITIONAL TRAVEL TIME.  USE LOW BEAMS...
REDUCE DRIVING SPEED...AND ALLOW FOR PLENTY OF ROOM BETWEEN YOU AND
OTHER VEHICLES.

$$

NMZ535-536-538-540-271800-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLOVIS...ELK...PORTALES...ROSWELL
919 AM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 1100 AM...A FEW FLURRIES WILL BE ENCOUNTERED NEAR AND
SOUTHEAST OF HIGHWAY 70 FROM THE ROSWELL AREA TO ELIDA TO PORTALES
AND CLOVIS. STEADIER LIGHT SNOW WILL BE LIMITED TO AREAS NEAR AND
EAST OF MILNESAND...AS WELL AS ALONG HIGHWAY 380 EAST OF ROSWELL.
MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT SLICK AND POTENTIALLY ICY TRAVEL CONDITIONS.
THE PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY ADVANCE EASTWARD.

$$

CML



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