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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service El Paso TX/Santa Teresa NM
611 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...Pacific storm system to bring more snow to the higher
elevations of the Gila Region of Southwestern New Mexico...

.A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY MOVE ACROSS THE SOUTHWESTERN
U.S. Today. MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY WITH THE STORM WILL BRING
INCREASING PRECIPITATION COVERAGE TO THE SOUTHWESTERN MOUNTAINS OF
NEW MEXICO TODAY. ELEVATIONS ABOVE 7500 FT COULD SEE SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES WHILE ELEVATIONS BETWEEN 6500 FT
AND 7500 FT COULD SEE 1 TO 3 INCHES. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH
SUNDAY EVENING AND THE STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE OUT OF THE REGION
EARLY MONDAY TO END SNOW CHANCES.

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Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Including the cities of Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston,
and Fort Bayard
611 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW ABOVE 7500 FT AND 1
  TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW BETWEEN 6500 FT AND 7500 FT. LOCATIONS
  BELOW 6500 FT MAY SEE A MIX OF SNOW AND RAIN WITH A DUSTING TO
  NEAR 1 INCH SNOW ACCUMULATION.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BECOME DIFFICULT AS ROADS BECOME
  SNOW COVERED AND ICY. THE VISIBILITY MAY FALL BELOW A QUARTER
  MILE IN SNOW AND FOG.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will cause
travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving.
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