Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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

NMZ501>504-510>518-282300-
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
122 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.NOW...
SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST ACROSS THE SAN JUAN AND
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS WHERE 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE
THROUGH 4 PM. WHILE MAINLY SNOW WILL PERSIST IN AREAS AROUND CUBA...
RAIN MAY MIX IN WITH SNOW FOR AREAS AROUND FARMINGTON AND
BLOOMFIELD. 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.

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NMZ505>508-282300-
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EL MORRO...GALLUP...GRANTS...QUEMADO
122 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.NOW...
A MIX OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE
WEST AND SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT HIGHLANDS THIS AFTERNOON.
SNOW LEVELS WILL GRADUALLY RISE ABOVE 7500 AND 8000 FEET. ABOVE
THESE LEVELS...UP TO AN INCH OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE THROUGH 4 PM.
ELSEWHERE...RAIN WILL BE THE MAIN PRECIPITATION TYPE...WITH VERY
LIGHT AMOUNTS EXPECTED.  SNOWPACKED AND ICY ROADS MAY EXIST...
ESPECIALLY SECONDARY ROADWAYS...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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