Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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

NMZ501>509-311800-
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
935 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
BATCHES OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH OVER MOST OF
WESTERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE MORNING. SNOW LEVELS THROUGH 11 AM
WILL BE NEAR 7000 FEET...HOWEVER LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION
IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE MORNING. 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. AREAS OF FOG
WILL BE LEFT BEHIND...EVEN AS THE PRECIPITATION CONTINUES TO
DIMINISH. VISIBILITY WILL OFTEN DROP BELOW 2 MILES AT TIMES. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM OR DIAL 5 1 1.

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NMZ510>529-533-539-540-311800-
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
935 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL TO NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO THROUGH 11 AM. ROADS IMPACTED
WILL INCLUDE INTERSTATE 25 FROM LA BAJADA HILL THROUGH GLORIETA PASS
AND HIGHWAY 285 FROM CLINES CORNERS TO THE COLORADO BORDER. EXPECT 1
TO 2 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION NEAR SANTA FE...LOS
ALAMOS...TESUQUE...ESPANOLA...GLORIETA...EL PORVENIR...LAS VEGAS...
MORA...AND NEARBY LOCATIONS. RAIN WILL MIX WITH SNOW AT ELEVATIONS
BELOW 7000 FEET...RESULTING IN LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION.
IN ADDITION TO THE PRECIPITATION...PATCHY FOG WILL REDUCE
VISIBILITIES BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES...EVEN IN AREAS WHERE
PRECIPITATION HAS WANED SUCH AS AROUND RUIDOSO. FOR THE LATEST ROAD
CONDITIONS VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM OR DIAL 5 1 1.

$$

NMZ530>532-534>538-311800-
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
935 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
SPOTTY LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN
NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE MORNING. THROUGH 11 AM 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. HOWEVER...AREAS OF FOG WILL CONTINUE EVEN WHERE
PRECIPITATION HAS WANED...RESULTING IN VISIBILITIES BELOW
ONE MILE IN SOME LOCATIONS.

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