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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
151 AM MST Tue Jan 16 2018

...AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE, FREEZING FOG, AND LIGHT SNOW TO
CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING...

.Low level moisture behind a backdoor cold front over eastern New
Mexico is producing areas of freezing drizzle, freezing fog, and
very light snow. Extremely hazardous travel conditions have been
reported over portions of northeast and east central New Mexico
early this morning. The combination of frigid temperatures with
even the slightest coating of ice will produce very slick travel
with black ice through sunrise Tuesday. This includes Interstate
25 from Glorieta to Las Vegas and Raton, as well as Interstate 40
from near Edgewood to Clines Corners and Milagro.

NMZ530>534-161000-
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Union County-Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-
Guadalupe County-Quay County-
151 AM MST Tue Jan 16 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

Drier air has shifted into the area and the threat for hazardous
freezing drizzle and light snow has ended. Localized slick travel
with remnants of black ice is still likely over parts of the area.

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NMZ515-522-523-527>529-161500-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-180116T1500Z/
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Estancia Valley-
Central Highlands-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-
151 AM MST Tue Jan 16 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

* WHAT...Freezing drizzle and light snow occurring. Ice will
  result in very slippery conditions on sidewalks, roads and
  bridges. Additional ice accumulations of a light glaze are
  expected.

* WHERE...East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Estancia
  Valley, Central Highlands, Raton Ridge and Johnson Mesa, Far
  Northeast Highlands and Northeast Highlands.

* WHEN...Until 8 AM MST this morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS....Extremely hazardous travel has been
  reported from a glaze of ice along Interstate 25 between
  Glorieta, Las Vegas, and Raton, as well as Interstate 40 from
  near Edgewood to Clines Corners and Milagro. Interstate closures
  have occurred with multiple vehicle accidents. Numerous other
  state highways are also being impacted by very slick travel.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain
will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads.
Slow down and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

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