Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
355 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

NMZ501>504-510>518-010100-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN JUAN 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...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CHAMA...CUBA...DULCE...
ESPANOLA...FARMINGTON...LOS ALAMOS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...
RED RIVER...SANTA FE...TAOS
355 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.NOW...
PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AS
WELL AS AREAS AROUND TAOS WILL SEE AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 3 INCHES OF
SNOW THROUGH 6 PM. ANOTHER INCH OF SNOW IS ALSO POSSIBLE AROUND
CUBA AND LINDRITH...THOUGH RAIN MAY MIX IN WITH SNOW FOR AREAS AROUND
FARMINGTON AND BLOOMFIELD...YIELDING LITTLE ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION.
EXPECT DIFFICULT OR DANGEROUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH ICY
ROADS...ESPECIALLY IN THE HIGH TERRAIN. SOME ROADS MAY BE IMPASSIBLE.
FOR THE LATEST NEW MEXICO ROAD CONDITIONS CALL 5 1 1 OR VISIT N M
ROADS DOT COM.

$$

NMZ505>508-519-010100-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
EL MORRO...GALLUP...GRANTS...QUEMADO
355 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.NOW...
A MIX OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE WEST AND
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT HIGHLANDS THIS AFTERNOON...INCLUDING
AROUND GRANTS...GALLUP AND THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE. A FEW SHOWERS MAY
MOVE INTO THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY TOWARD RIO RANCHO AS WELL. SNOW
LEVELS WILL GRADUALLY RISE ABOVE 7500 AND 8000 FEET. ABOVE THESE
LEVELS...UP TO AN INCH OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE THROUGH 6 PM. ELSEWHERE...
RAIN WILL BE THE MAIN PRECIPITATION TYPE...WITH LESS THAN ONE TENTH
OF AN INCH EXPECTED. SNOWPACKED AND ICY ROADS MAY STILL EXIST...FROM
OVERNIGHT SNOWFALL. FOR THE LATEST NEW MEXICO ROAD CONDITIONS CALL 5
1 1 OR VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM.

$$

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