Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
358 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

NMZ501>509-311300-
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
358 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW WILL FALL OVER WESTERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE
NIGHT. ROADS NEAR THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 40
FROM THE ARIZONA BORDER TO LAGUNA PUEBLO AND HIGHWAY 550 NORTHWEST
OF CUBA...WILL SEE A VARIETY OF HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS INCLUDING SOME
ICE...PACKED SNOW AND SLUSH. FOG WILL ACCOMPANY THE PRECIPITATION
AND WILL DROP THE VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES. SNOW AMOUNTS
OVER AN INCH LOOK TO BE LIMITED TO THE HIGHEST TERRAIN...INCLUDING
THE CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND THE HIGHEST PEAKS IN THE GILA. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM OR DIAL 511.

$$

NMZ510>514-516>526-311300-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CARRIZOZO...CHAMA...CLINES CORNERS...ESPANOLA...GRAN QUIVIRA...
LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RED RIVER...
RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE...SOCORRO...
TAOS
358 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. ROADS IMPACTED WILL INCLUDE
INTERSTATE 25 FROM LA BAJADA HILL TO THE COLORADO BORDER AND HIGHWAY
285 FROM CLINES CORNERS TO THE COLORADO BORDER. EXPECT 1 TO 2 INCHES
OF ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION...UNDER 1 INCH BELOW 7000 FEET. IN
ADDITION TO THE SNOW...PATCHY FOG WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES BELOW A
HALF MILE AT TIMES...INCLUDING PLACES LIKE RATON AND RUIDOSO. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM OR DIAL 5 1 1.

$$

NMZ515-527>540-311300-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-QUAY COUNTY-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...
CLOVIS...CONCHAS...ELK...FORT SUMNER...LAS VEGAS...PICACHO...
PORTALES...RATON...SPRINGER...ROSWELL...ROY...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
358 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS EASTERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. NEW SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO ONE INCH ARE
POSSIBLE THROUGH 6 AM MST...MAINLY ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS AND NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS. ELSEWHERE ACROSS
THE EASTERN PLAINS...RAIN OR A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED. FOR
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM OR DIAL 5 1 1.

$$

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