Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1058 AM MST THU FEB 26 2015

NMZ510>518-527>532-262000-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-HARDING COUNTY-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-UNION COUNTY-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CHAMA...
CLAYTON...CONCHAS...ESPANOLA...LAS VEGAS...LOS ALAMOS...PECOS...
CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...SPRINGER...RED RIVER...ROY...SANTA FE...TAOS
1058 AM MST THU FEB 26 2015

.NOW...
AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW AND FREEZING FOG WILL CONTINUE OVER THE NORTHEAST
QUARTER OF NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS. THE PEAKS OF THE
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS EAST ACROSS THE NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AS
WELL AS THE HIGHER TERRAIN IN THE VICINITY OF RATON RIDGE AND JOHNSON
MESA MAY SEE NEW SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF AN INCH OR LESS THROUGH 1 PM
MST. VISIBILITY WILL LOWER TO A MILE OR LESS AT TIMES IN SNOW AND
FOG. ROADS WILL RANGE FROM SLICK IN SPOTS TO SNOW AND ICE COVERED.
FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS DIAL 5 1 1 OR VISIT N M ROADS DOT
COM.

$$

NMZ521>524-526-533>540-262000-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-
ROOSEVELT COUNTY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLINES CORNERS...CLOVIS...ELK...
FORT SUMNER...GRAN QUIVIRA...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PICACHO...
PORTALES...ROSWELL...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...
SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
1058 AM MST THU FEB 26 2015

.NOW...
AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE BETWEEN CLINES CORNERS...SANTA
ROSA...TUCUMCARI...CLOVIS...PORTALES...AND FORT SUMNER. ADDITIONAL
SNOW AMOUNTS THROUGH 1 PM MST WILL GENERALLY BE AN INCH OR LESS.
OTHERWISE...PATCHES OF FREEZING FOG WILL PERSIST AT PLACES LIKE
CLINES CORNERS...VAUGHN AND RUIDOSO. ICY AND OR SNOW PACKED ROADS
ARE EXPECTED. FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS DIAL 5 1 1 OR VISIT N M
ROADS DOT COM.

$$

NMZ519-520-525-262000-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CARRIZOZO...SOCORRO
1058 AM MST THU FEB 26 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 1 PM MST...BRISK EAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE BELOW
CANYONS AND GAPS IN THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN INTO THE MIDDLE AND
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY...INCLUDING THE UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY NEAR
CARRIZOZO. GUSTS TO BETWEEN 35 AND 45 MPH WILL BE COMMON.

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