Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1203 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

NMZ501>507-302100-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...FARMINGTON...
GALLUP...GRANTS
1203 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 2 PM MST...SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS WESTERN NEW MEXICO...
ALTHOUGH MIXED WITH OR TURNING OVER TO RAIN AT LOWER ELEVATIONS. THE
SNOW WILL IMPACT ROADS ESPECIALLY NEAR THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE...
INCLUDING INTERSTATE 40 NEAR THOREAU AND HIGHWAY 550 NORTHWEST OF
CUBA. AROUND 1 OR 2 INCHES OF NEW SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE POSSIBLE
ABOVE 6000 FEET. FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT N M ROADS DOT
COM OR DIAL 511.

$$

NMZ510>519-521>523-527>529-302100-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER 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-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CHAMA...CLINES CORNERS...ESPANOLA...
LAS VEGAS...LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...
RATON...SPRINGER...RED RIVER...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...
SANTA FE...TAOS
1203 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 2 PM MST...SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS CENTRAL AND NORTHERN
NEW MEXICO...ALTHOUGH MIXED WITH OR TURNING OVER TO RAIN AT THE
LOWEST ELEVATIONS. PERIODS OF SNOW WILL IMPACT ROADS INCLUDING
INTERSTATE 40 AROUND ALBUQUERQUE...INTERSTATE 25 BETWEEN LA BAJADA
HILL...GLORIETA PASS AND RATON PASS AND HIGHWAY 285 BETWEEN CLINES
CORNERS...SANTA FE AND ESPANOLA. 1 OR 2 INCHES OF NEW SNOW
ACCUMULATION WILL BE POSSIBLE ABOVE 6500 FEET. FOR THE LATEST ROAD
CONDITIONS VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM OR DIAL 5 1 1.

$$

NMZ530>538-302100-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...FORT SUMNER...
PORTALES...ROSWELL...ROY...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
1203 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 2 PM MST...AREAS OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
EASTERN NEW MEXICO. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE MOSTLY CONFINED ALONG
INTERSTATE 25 FROM LAS VEGAS TO RATON. NEW SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO
ONE INCH ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE PLAINS AND HIGHLANDS INTERFACE.
ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS...MOSTLY RAIN IS EXPECTED. RAIN
AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY RANGE FROM A TRACE TO A TENTH OF AN INCH. FOR
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM OR DIAL 5 1 1.


$$

NMZ508-509-520-524>526-539-540-302100-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARRIZOZO...ELK...GLENWOOD...
GRAN QUIVIRA...PICACHO...QUEMADO...RUIDOSO...SOCORRO
1203 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 2 PM MST...AREAS OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL PORTIONS OF NEW MEXICO. SNOW LEVELS WILL
RISE AND SNOW WILL CHANGE OVER OR MIX WITH RAIN BELOW 8000 FEET. NEW
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE LIKELY ABOVE 8500 FEET IN THE
SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. RAIN AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM A
TRACE TO TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH. ROADS WILL LIKELY BE WET...BUT FOR
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM OR DIAL 5 1 1.

$$

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