Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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

NMZ502>509-180030-
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
400 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

.NOW...
BATCHES OF SPOTTY RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT
PORTIONS OF WESTERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON HOURS. SNOW
LEVELS WILL GENERALLY HOVER BETWEEN 6000 AND 6500 FEET WITH A FEW
HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF RAIN EXPECTED BELOW AND A DUSTING TO ANOTHER
HALF INCH OF FRESH SNOW POSSIBLE ABOVE. PRECIPITATION IS CURRENTLY
FOCUSED ALONG A QUEMADO TO PIETOWN TO ALAMO LINE WITH ADDITIONAL
ISOLATED ACTIVITY ATTEMPTING TO FILL IN SURROUNDING AREAS. EXPECT
VISIBILITY DOWN TO 3 MILES 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.

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NMZ510>526-529-539-540-180030-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
ESTANCIA VALLEY-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
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-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...CARRIZOZO...CHAMA...CLINES CORNERS...ELK...
ESPANOLA...GRAN QUIVIRA...LAS VEGAS...LOS ALAMOS...
MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...PICACHO...RED RIVER...
RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE...SOCORRO...
TAOS
400 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 LATE AFTERNOON HOURS. SNOW LEVELS WILL GENERALLY HOVER
BETWEEN 5500 AND 6500 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. RAIN WILL IMPACT LOCATIONS NEAR
OSCURO...CARRIZOZO...BERNARDO...BELEN...LOS LUNAS...AND
ALBUQUERQUE...RIO RANCHO...AND BERNALILLO. SOME SNOW MAY OCCASIONALLY
MIX WITH RAIN IN PARTS OF ALBUQUERQUE AND TIJERAS...AND
RUIDOSO...TRANSITIONING TO MOSTLY SNOW NEAR EDGEWOOD...MOUNTAINAIR...
AND SANDIA PARK.. 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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