Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1211 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

NMZ502>509-172030-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...GALLUP...
GLENWOOD...GRANTS...QUEMADO
1211 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

.NOW...
BATCHES OF SPOTTY SHOWERS AND SOME AREAS OF MORE STEADY PRECIPITATION
WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT PORTIONS OF WESTERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE
EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS. SNOW LEVELS WILL GENERALLY HOVER BETWEEN 5000
AND 6000 FEET WITH A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF RAIN EXPECTED BELOW
AND A DUSTING TO ANOTHER INCH OF FRESH SNOW POSSIBLE ABOVE.
PRECIPITATION WILL BE MOST CONCENTRATED NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40 FROM
GRANTS TO CHACO CANYON TO CUBA TO DULCE. EXPECT VISIBILITY DOWN TO 1
MILE AT TIMES WITHIN SNOW. SOME SLUSHY AREAS WILL DEVELOP ALONG SOME
SECONDARY ROAD SURFACES. FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS DIAL 5 1 1
OR VISIT NMROADS.COM.

$$

NMZ510>519-521>523-529-172030-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
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...CHAMA...CLINES CORNERS...ESPANOLA...LAS VEGAS...
LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RED RIVER...
SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE...TAOS
1211 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

.NOW...
BATCHES OF SHOWERS AND SOME AREAS OF STEADY PRECIPITATION WILL
CONTINUE TO IMPACT PORTIONS OF CENTRAL TO NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS. SNOW LEVELS WILL GENERALLY HOVER
BETWEEN 5000 AND 6000 FEET WITH A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF RAIN
EXPECTED BELOW AND A DUSTING TO ANOTHER COUPLE OF INCHES OF FRESH
SNOW POSSIBLE ABOVE. PRECIPITATION WILL BE MOST CONCENTRATED NORTH OF
INTERSTATE 40 TOWARD TESUQUE...LOS ALAMOS...ESPANOLA...EMBUDO...
TAOS...COWLES...RED RIVER...AND ANGEL FIRE. EXPECT VISIBILITY DOWN TO
ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES WITHIN PERIODS OF HEAVIER SNOW. SOME SLUSHY
TO SNOW PACKED AREAS WILL DEVELOP ALONG SOME ROAD AND HIGHWAY
SURFACES. FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS DIAL 5 1 1 OR VISIT
NMROADS.COM.

$$

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