Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
230 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

NMZ501>509-312300-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...FARMINGTON...
GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRANTS...QUEMADO
230 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
A FEW LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF
WESTERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVELS THROUGH 4 PM
WILL BE NEAR 7000 TO 8000 FEET IN MOST AREAS...SLIGHTLY HIGHER IN THE
GILA WILDERNESS. SOME LOCALES THAT MAY OBSERVE A BRIEF SHOWER WILL
INCLUDE DUSTY...ALAMO...ACOMA...LAGUNA...MARQUEZ...AND BLUEWATER LAKE
STATE PARK. LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED THROUGH
4 PM...HOWEVER SOME SECONDARY ROADS MAY STILL BE SNOW PACKED AND OR
ICY IN SOME HIGH ELEVATION SPOTS. FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS
VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM OR DIAL 5 1 1.

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NMZ510>529-533-539-540-312300-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
ESTANCIA VALLEY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CARRIZOZO...CHAMA...CLINES CORNERS...
ELK...ESPANOLA...GRAN QUIVIRA...LAS VEGAS...LOS ALAMOS...
MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...PICACHO...RATON...
SPRINGER...RED RIVER...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...
SANTA FE...SANTA ROSA...SOCORRO...TAOS
230 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
AREAS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO THROUGH 4 PM. LIGHT RAIN AND
SNOW WILL PRIMARILY IMPACT AREAS ALONG AND JUST EAST OF THE SANGRE DE
CRISTO MOUNTAINS...INCLUDING LOCALES NEAR GLORIETA...LAS VEGAS...
COWLES...TRES RITOS...MORA...WATROUS...WAGON MOUND...CIMARRON...
RATON...AND THE RATON PASS. SNOW LEVELS WILL GENERALLY RANGE BETWEEN
7000 AND 8000 FEET...AND ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL GENERALLY BE
LIGHT AROUND AN INCH OR LESS. IN ADDITION TO THE PRECIPITATION...
PATCHY FOG WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES...EVEN
IN AREAS WHERE PRECIPITATION HAS WANED. FOR THE LATEST ROAD
CONDITIONS VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM OR DIAL 5 1 1.

$$

NMZ530>532-312300-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...CONCHAS...ROY
230 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
SPOTTY LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF
NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. THROUGH 4 PM
PRECIPITATION WILL GENERALLY BE FOCUSED NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40 WITH
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH OR LESS AND LITTLE OR NO
ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF NORTHERN
UNION COUNTY. HOWEVER...AREAS OF FOG WILL CONTINUE EVEN WHERE
PRECIPITATION HAS WANED...RESULTING IN VISIBILITIES BELOW ONE MILE IN
SOME LOCATIONS.

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