Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
858 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

NMZ501>506-508>510-512>514-516-517-520-280600-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHAMA...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...
ESPANOLA...FARMINGTON...GALLUP...GLENWOOD...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...
QUEMADO...RED RIVER...SOCORRO...TAOS
858 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

.NOW...
AREAS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST OVER WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO. THROUGH 11 PM MST...SNOW WILL BE LIGHT TO MODERATE WITH
AMOUNTS RANGING FROM ONE TO TWO INCHES. WET ROADS MAY REFREEZE THIS
EVENING...ESPECIALLY ON OVERPASSES AND BRIDGES. IN ADDITION...
VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES
IN SNOW AND FOG. EXPECT DIFFICULT WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS. FOR THE
LATEST NEW MEXICO ROAD CONDITIONS CALL 5 1 1 OR VISIT N M ROADS DOT
COM.

$$

NMZ515-522>540-280600-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
GUADALUPE COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-QUAY COUNTY-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CARRIZOZO...
CLAYTON...CLINES CORNERS...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...ELK...FORT SUMNER...
GRAN QUIVIRA...LAS VEGAS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PICACHO...PORTALES...
RATON...SPRINGER...ROSWELL...ROY...RUIDOSO...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
858 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

.NOW...
PATCHES OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN
NEW MEXICO. THROUGH 11 PM MST...SNOW WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHT WITH
AMOUNTS AROUND 1 INCH LIKELY. IN ADDITION...AREAS OF FREEZING FOG
WILL PERSIST OVER THE EASTERN HIGHLANDS AND ALONG THE EAST SLOPES
OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN...WITH VISIBILITY OCCASIONALLY REDUCED
TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. EXPECT DIFFICULT OR DANGEROUS WINTER
DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH ICY ROADS. FOR THE LATEST NEW MEXICO ROAD
CONDITIONS CALL 5 1 1 OR VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM.

$$

NMZ507-511-518-519-521-280600-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
GRANTS...LOS ALAMOS...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE
858 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 11 PM MST...BATCHES OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVER
THE WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND HIGHLANDS...THEN MOVE EAST ACROSS THE
RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND INTO THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. THE ALBUQUERQUE AND
SANTA FE METRO AREAS WILL BE IMPACTED BY LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WITH
AMOUNTS BETWEEN ONE AND TWO INCHES. GREATER AMOUNTS NEAR THREE
INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE SANDIA AND MANZANO MOUNTAINS. EXPECT
DIFFICULT OR DANGEROUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH ICY ROADS. FOR
THE LATEST NEW MEXICO ROAD CONDITIONS CALL 5 1 1 OR VISIT N M ROADS
DOT COM.

$$

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