Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
157 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

NMZ501>509-301200-
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
157 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.NOW...
SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY ACROSS WESTERN NEW
MEXICO THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT...PERHAPS MIXED WITH RAIN AT LOWER
ELEVATIONS. THE SNOW LEVEL WILL VARY BETWEEN 5000 AND 6000 FEET.
PERIODS OF SNOW MAY IMPACT ROADS ESPECIALLY NEAR THE CONTINENTAL
DIVIDE...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 40 NEAR THOREAU AND HIGHWAY 550
NORTHWEST OF CUBA. AROUND 1 OR 2 INCHES OF NEW SNOW ACCUMULATION
WILL BE POSSIBLE ABOVE 6000 FEET BY 5 AM MST. FOR THE LATEST ROAD
CONDITIONS VISIT NM ROADS.COM OR DIAL 511.

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NMZ510>526-539-540-301200-
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-
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...LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...
CERRO/QUESTA...PICACHO...RED RIVER...RUIDOSO...
SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE...SOCORRO...TAOS
157 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.NOW...
SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY ACROSS CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT...MIXED WITH RAIN AT LOWER ELEVATIONS.
THE SNOW LEVEL WILL VARY BETWEEN 5000 AND 6000 FEET. PERIODS OF
SNOW MAY IMPACT ROADS INCLUDING INTERSTATE 40 AROUND ALBUQUERQUE
AND INTERSTATE 25 NEAR GLORIETA PASS. 1 OR 2 INCHES OF NEW SNOW
ACCUMULATION WILL BE POSSIBLE ABOVE 6000 FEET BY 5 AM MST. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT NM ROADS.COM OR DIAL 511.


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NMZ527>538-301200-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-QUAY COUNTY-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...
FORT SUMNER...LAS VEGAS...PORTALES...RATON...SPRINGER...ROSWELL...
ROY...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
157 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.NOW...
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS EASTERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. NO SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED
THROUGH 5 AM MST ASIDE FROM AN INCH OR SO AROUND RATON PASS.

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