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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
205 PM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

NMZ403-407>413-417-TXZ418>424-032345-
SOUTHERN GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN-EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS-
SIERRA COUNTY LAKES-NORTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY-CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN-
SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-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...MIMBRES...HURLEY...FAYWOOD...
GRANT COUNTY AIRPORT...DEMING...COLUMBUS...HILLSBORO...WINSTON...
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES...DERRY...SPACEPORT...GARFIELD...HATCH...
RADIUM SPRINGS...LAS CRUCES...VADO...SUNLAND PARK...ALAMOGORDO...
TULAROSA...WHITE SANDS MONUMENT...CHAPARRAL...OROGRANDE...
WHITE SANDS RANGE HEADQUARTERS...CROW FLATS...DOWNTOWN EL PASO...
WEST EL PASO...UPPER VALLEY...EAST AND NORTHEAST EL PASO...
SOCORRO...FORT BLISS...HUECO TANKS...LOMA LINDA...CORNUDAS...
DELL CITY...SALT FLAT...SIERRA BLANCA...FABENS...FORT HANCOCK...
TORNILLO...INDIAN HOT SPRINGS
205 PM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

.NOW...
AT 2 PM RAIN SHOWERS WERE SCATTERED ACROSS PORTIONS OF WEST TEXAS
AND SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO MOVING NORTHWARD AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH OUT
OF NORTHERN MEXICO. THIS ACTIVITY WILL PRODUCE LIGHT RAINFALL WITH
THE RAIN POSSIBLY BEING MIXED WITH OR CHANGING TO SNOW AROUND
MOUNTAIN AREAS. AT THIS TIME ACTIVITY WAS DECREASING IN INTENSITY
AND AREAL COVERAGE. HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS MAY STILL RESULT
FROM SLIPPERY ROADS. RAIN AMOUNTS ARE GENERALLY RUNNING FROM .1 TO
.2 INCHES. MOST IF THE ACTIVITY AT THIS TIME WAS CONCENTRATED IN
EASTERN LUNA COUNTY AND SOUTHEAST HUDSPETH COUNTY.


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NMZ414>416-032345-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MESCALERO...TIMBERON...MOUNTAIN PARK...
CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...APACHE SUMMIT...MAYHILL...PINON...
SACRAMENTO
205 PM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

.NOW...
AT 2 PM MOSTLY LIGHT SNOW AND SOME RAIN SNOW MIX WAS FALLING
ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN AREAS OF NORTHEAST OTERO COUNTY NEW MEXICO
AROUND CLOUDCROFT...TIMBERON AND BLUFF SPRINGS. AT THIS TIME
ACTIVITY WAS DECREASING IN INTENSITY AND AREAL COVERAGE. TOTAL
SNOW AMOUNTS MAY REACH 3 TO 6 INCHES BY LATE AFTERNOON ACROSS THIS
AREA RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS FROM LOW VISIBILITY
AND ICY SNOW COVERED ROADS. RADAR SHOWS ACTIVITY TRACKING NORTH
NORTHWEST AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH.



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