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Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
238 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.A vigorous Pacific storm system will eject northeastward across
the Four Corners today. Westerly upslope flow with this storm
system will bring a few inches to over 12 inches of snow to
portions of west central, northwest and north central New Mexico
through this afternoon.

NMZ503-510-221900-
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Far Northwest Highlands-San Juan Mountains-
238 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to
  10 inches, with localized amounts near 18 inches on higher
  peaks of the Tusas Mountains, and lighter amounts of 1 to 6
  inches below 6500 feet.

* WHERE...Far Northwest Highlands and San Juan Mountains.

* WHEN...Until 5 PM MST this afternoon. The heaviest snow will
  occur through the morning hours. Then, snow will gradually
  decrease in coverage and intensity through mid day, before
  tapering off this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Roads will become snowpacked and icy with
  road closures possible over higher mountain passes. The
  visibility will drop near a quarter mile during periods of heavy
  snow today.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

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NMZ505-221900-
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West Central Plateau-
238 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches.

* WHERE...West Central Plateau.

* WHEN...Until noon MST today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow packed and icy roads can be expected.
  The visibility will drop near a half mile at times in periods of
  moderate snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, 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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NMZ504-511>514-516>518-221900-
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Northwest Highlands-Jemez Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
Upper Rio Grande Valley-Lower Chama River Valley-
Santa Fe Metro Area-
238 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 4
  inches, except 3 to 6 inches above 7500 feet, and locally
  higher amounts on west facing slopes of the Pecos Wilderness.

* WHERE...The high peaks and the west slopes of the Sangre de
  Cristo Mountains, the Upper Rio Grande Valley, the Northwest
  Highlands, the Jemez Mountains, Lower Chama River Valley
  including Espanola, and the Santa Fe Metro Area.

* WHEN...Through 5 PM MST this afternoon.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow packed and icy roads are expected.
  The visibility will drop below a half mile at times in periods
  of heavier snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

NMZ506-221900-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-180222T1900Z/
West Central Mountains-
238 AM MST Thu Feb 22 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TODAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4
  inches, with locally higher amounts up to 6 inches on west
  facing slopes and on higher peaks.

* WHERE...West Central Mountains.

* WHEN...Until noon MST today.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow packed and icy roads will develop.
  The visibility will drop near a quarter mile at times in
  periods of heavy snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, 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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