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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
457 AM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...POTENT SPRING STORM TO BRING SNOW TO CENTRAL AND Northeast NEW
MEXICO...

.An upper level disturbance over northwest New Mexico will move
southeast then east across central portions of the state today
before exiting to the northeast tonight. At the surface a
reinforcing shot of cold air will continue to plunge south
across the eastern plains this morning, causing any rain turn to
snow. Moderate to occasionally heavy snow will continue this
afternoon and evening before diminishing and mostly ending later
tonight.

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Jemez Mountains-West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-Central Highlands-
Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-Far Northeast Highlands-
Northeast Highlands-Union County-Harding County-
457 AM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MDT SUNDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Generally 6 to 12 inches over portions of
  northeast New Mexico. Areas along the Colorado border near
  Raton Pass east through northern Union County, as well as the
  peaks of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains, may see amounts of 12
  and 18 inches.

* TIMING...Snow will become heavier and more widespread this
  morning, continue through the afternoon and evening, then
  taper off later tonight.

* WINDS...North to northeast at 20 to 30 mph with occasional
  gusts over 40 mph today across the Northeast Plains, Raton
  Ridge and Far Northeast Highlands. Winds slowly diminishing
  tonight.

* SNOW LEVELS...Snow levels will fall rapidly early this morning
  and become cold enough for snow at all locations.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Travel will become hazardous or even
  impossible over portions of north central and northeast New
  Mexico today, especially on Interstate 25 between Glorieta
  Pass and Raton Pass, Highways 64 and 87 from Raton to Clayton
  and Interstate 40 near Clines Corners. In addition, heavy snow
  accumulating on trees that have already leafed-out may lead to
  tree damage and falling limbs.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and blowing snow means
severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring.
Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel
dangerous. Strong winds are likely. Only travel in an emergency.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

For the latest road conditions, dial 511 or 1.800.432.4269, or
visit nmroads.com.

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South Central Highlands-South Central Mountains-
Eastern Lincoln County-
457 AM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MDT SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect until 3 AM MDT
Sunday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Generally 3 to 5 inches, with up to 6 to 10
  inches across the northern Sacramento and Capitan Mountains.

* TIMING...Snow will continue today, then gradually diminish
  this evening.

* WINDS...Mostly north 5 to 15 mph, except around 20 mph in
  northeast Lincoln County.

* SNOW LEVELS...Temperatures will become cold enough for snow at
  all locations by mid morning.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Travel will become hazardous over portions of
  New Mexico Saturday, including U.S. highways 380...54 and 70.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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NMZ510-516-517-532>534-291800-
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San Juan Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Eastern San Miguel County-
Guadalupe County-Quay County-
457 AM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MDT
SUNDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Generally 3 to 6 inches.

* TIMING...Snow will continue through this evening then gradually
  diminish later tonight.

* WINDS...North to northeast 15 to 25 mph with gusts of 35 mph.

* SNOW LEVELS...Temperatures will become cold enough for snow at
  all locations by mid morning.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Travel will become hazardous, including U.S.
  highways 64 and 84.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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