Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
756 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

NMZ510>518-527>532-271700-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-HARDING COUNTY-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-UNION COUNTY-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CHAMA...
CLAYTON...CONCHAS...ESPANOLA...LAS VEGAS...LOS ALAMOS...PECOS...
CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...SPRINGER...RED RIVER...ROY...SANTA FE...TAOS
756 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 10 AM...AREAS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE DRIFTING SLOWLY EAST OVER
THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS INTO NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO. FRIGID TEMPERATURES
AND SNOW WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS...INCLUDING
INTERSTATE 25. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AROUND 1 INCH
ARE LIKELY...EXCEPT UP TO 2 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS. FOR THE LATEST
ROAD CONDITIONS DIAL 5 1 1 OR VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM.

$$

NMZ501>508-271700-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...FARMINGTON...
GALLUP...GRANTS...QUEMADO
756 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 10 AM...SCATTERED TO ISOLATED SNOW SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG
WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT WESTERN NEW MEXICO. SLICK TRAVEL CONDITIONS
ARE LIKELY...INCLUDING HIGHWAY 550 AND INTERSTATE 40. ADDITIONAL SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LIGHT AND SPOTTY...FAVORING THE CONTINENTAL
DIVIDE REGION OF THE NORTHWEST. VISIBILITIES WILL DROP BELOW ONE MILE
IN SPOTS ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE...INCLUDING
GRANTS WHERE A GUSTY EAST CANYON WIND MAY CAUSE BLOWING SNOW. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS DIAL 5 1 1 OR VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM.

$$

NMZ519>526-533>540-271700-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-
CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
GUADALUPE COUNTY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-QUAY COUNTY-
ROOSEVELT COUNTY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CARRIZOZO...CLINES CORNERS...CLOVIS...ELK...FORT SUMNER...
GRAN QUIVIRA...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PICACHO...PORTALES...ROSWELL...
RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA ROSA...SOCORRO...
TUCUMCARI
756 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 10 AM...AREAS OF MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE
COUNTIES OF FAR EAST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. FARTHER WEST TO THE MIDDLE
AND LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY A FEW AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW AND FOG WILL
ALSO PERSIST. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 1 INCH WILL BE
POSSIBLE...FAVORING LOCATIONS EAST OF THE PECOS RIVER. EXTREMELY
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE BEING REPORTED OVER MUCH OF CENTRAL
AND EAST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS DIAL 5 1
1 OR VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM.

$$

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