Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1133 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

NMZ501>509-010900-
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
1133 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
WHILE NO FURTHER SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED ACROSS
WESTERN NEW MEXICO...REFREEZING OF MOISTURE ON ROAD SURFACES MAY
WELL LEAD TO SOME PATCHES OF BLACK ICE. HIGHER ELEVATION SECONDARY
ROADS MAY STILL RETAIN AREAS OF SNOW AND ICE COVER. ALSO...FOG
WILL LIKELY EXPAND AND THICKEN SOMEWHAT OVERNIGHT...BECOMING LOCALLY
DENSE AND REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO A MILE OR LESS AT TIMES. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM OR DIAL 5 1 1.

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NMZ510>529-533-539-540-010900-
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
1133 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
A FEW LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS MAY LINGER OVER PORTIONS OF
NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...ESPECIALLY THE HIGHER TERRAIN...THROUGH
2 AM. ANY ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION SHOULD BE INSIGNIFICANT.
OTHERWISE...AREAS OF FOG MAY EXPAND OVERNIGHT...WITH SOME
LOCALIZED DENSE FOG REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO A HALF MILE OR LESS AT
TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN THE WETTEST OR MOST SIGNIFICANTLY SNOW COVERED
LOCALES...INCLUDING THE SANTA FE METRO AND TAOS VICINITY. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM OR DIAL 5 1 1.

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NMZ530>532-534>538-010900-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-
ROOSEVELT COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...FORT SUMNER...
PORTALES...ROSWELL...ROY...TUCUMCARI
1133 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEASTERN NEW
MEXICO THROUGH APPROXIMATELY 2 AM. PRECIPITATION WILL GENERALLY BE
FOCUSED NORTH OF A LINE FROM WAGON MOUND TO NARA VISA WITH RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OR LESS AND GENERALLY AN INCH
OR LESS ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
NORTHERN UNION COUNTY AND FAR NORTHEAST COLFAX COUNTY. OTHERWISE...
AREAS OF FOG WILL PERSIST...WITH SOME LOCALLY DENSE FOG RESULTING IN
VISIBILITIES BELOW ONE MILE IN SOME LOCATIONS...INCLUDING THE ROSWELL
AND TUCUMCARI AREAS. FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT N M ROADS
DOT COM OR DIAL 5 1 1.

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