Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
438 PM MST WED FEB 25 2015

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EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CONCHAS...
LAS VEGAS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...SPRINGER...RED RIVER...ROY
438 PM MST WED FEB 25 2015

.NOW...
SOME BATCHES OF PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE OVER PORTIONS
OF NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING. INITIALLY THE
PRECIPITATION WILL FALL AS SNOW AT OR ABOVE ELEVATIONS OF 7000 TO
8000 FEET WITH RAIN FALLING AT LOWER ELEVATIONS...HOWEVER SNOW LEVELS
WILL BE QUICKLY LOWERING INTO THE EVENING HOURS AS COLDER AIR
ARRIVES. THE PEAKS OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS AND THE HIGHER
TERRAIN SURROUNDING THE RATON RIDGE AND JOHNSON MESA WILL BE FAVORED
FOR A DUSTING TO COUPLE INCHES OF SNOWFALL THROUGH 6 PM MST. JUST A
FEW SPRINKLES TO A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF RAINFALL WILL BE
POSSIBLE IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS. VISIBILITY WILL OCCASIONALLY LOWER
TO A MILE IN SNOW...AND SOME SLICK CONDITIONS MAY BE ENCOUNTERED ON
HIGH ELEVATION ROADWAYS. FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS DIAL 5 1 1
OR VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM.

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