Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50

000
FPUS75 KABQ 010450
NOWABQ

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
913 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

NMZ501>509-010700-
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
620 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
WHILE NO FURTHER SIGNIFICANT PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED ACROSS
WESTERN NEW MEXICO...REFREEZING OF MOISTURE ON ROAD SURFACES MAY
WELL LEAD TO SOME PATCHES OF BLACK ICE. HIGHER ELEVATION SECONDARY
ROADS MAY STILL RETAIN AREAS OF SNOW AND ICE COVER. ALSO...FOG
PATCHES WILL LIKELY EXPAND AND THICKEN SOMEWHAT OVERNIGHT...
REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO A MILE OR LESS AT TIMES. FOR THE LATEST
ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM OR DIAL 5 1 1.

$$

NMZ510>529-533-539-540-010700-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
ESTANCIA VALLEY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-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...CAPULIN...CARRIZOZO...CHAMA...CLINES CORNERS...
ELK...ESPANOLA...GRAN QUIVIRA...LAS VEGAS...LOS ALAMOS...
MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...PICACHO...RATON...
SPRINGER...RED RIVER...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...
SANTA FE...SANTA ROSA...SOCORRO...TAOS
913 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
ISOLATED LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS
OF NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...ESPECIALLY THE HIGHER TERRAIN...THROUGH
MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVELS WILL GENERALLY RANGE BETWEEN 5500 AND 7000
FEET. ANY ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION SHOULD BE INSIGNIFICANT. IN
ADDITION TO THE PRECIPITATION...PATCHY FOG MAY EXPAND SOMEWHAT
OVERNIGHT...REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO A HALF MILE OR LESS AT
TIMES...ESPECIALLY IN THE WETTEST OR MOST SIGNIFICANTLY SNOW COVERED
LOCALES. FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM OR
DIAL 5 1 1.

$$

NMZ530>532-534>538-010700-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-
ROOSEVELT COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...FORT SUMNER...
PORTALES...ROSWELL...ROY...TUCUMCARI
913 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
A FEW BANDS OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF
NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH APPROXIMATELY MIDNIGHT.
PRECIPITATION WILL GENERALLY BE FOCUSED NORTH OF A LINE FROM WAGON
MOUND TO NARA VISA WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN
INCH OR LESS AND GENERALLY AN INCH OR LESS ADDITIONAL SNOW
ACCUMULATION IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF NORTHERN UNION COUNTY AND
FAR NORTHEAST COLFAX COUNTY. HOWEVER...AREAS OF FOG WILL CONTINUE
EVEN WHERE PRECIPITATION HAS WANED...RESULTING IN VISIBILITIES BELOW
ONE MILE IN SOME LOCATIONS.

$$

43



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.