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 281546
NOWABQ

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
846 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

NMZ502-505-506-508-509-520-281800-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EL MORRO...GALLUP...GLENWOOD...QUEMADO...
SOCORRO
846 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.NOW...
SNOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY ACROSS THE
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS AND PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO THROUGH
THE LATE MORNING HOURS. ADDITIONAL SNOW AMOUNTS THROUGH 11 AM WILL
BE 1 OR 2 INCHES. VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED BELOW ONE HALF MILE
AT TIMES. SNOW PACKED AND ICY ROADWAYS WILL BE COMMON. EXPECT
DIFFICULT WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS. FOR THE LATEST NEW MEXICO ROAD
CONDITIONS CALL 5 1 1 OR VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM.

$$

NMZ522>540-281800-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
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...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
846 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.NOW...
PATCHES OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE EAST OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN
THROUGH THE LATE MORNING HOURS. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL BE NEAREST TO
THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN WHERE ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE
AROUND AN INCH. IN ADDITION...AREAS OF FREEZING FOG WILL PERSIST
OVER THE EASTERN HIGHLANDS...PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS...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.

$$

NMZ507-518-519-521-281800-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
GRANTS...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE
846 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.NOW...
SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...THE
ALBUQUERQUE AND SANTA FE METRO AREAS AS WELL AS THE SANDIA AND
MANZANO MOUNTAINS THROUGH THE LATE MORNING HOURS. THE HEAVIEST
ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE ACROSS NORTHWEST PORTIONS OF ALBUQUERQUE...
MUCH OF RIO RANCHO AND INTO SANTA FE. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS
THROUGH 11 AM WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
ARE POSSIBLE. EXPECT DIFFICULT OR DANGEROUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS
WITH ICY ROADS. SOME ROADS MAY BE IMPASSIBLE. FOR THE LATEST NEW
MEXICO ROAD CONDITIONS CALL 5 1 1 OR VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM.

$$

NMZ501-503-504-510>517-281800-
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-
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...TAOS
846 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.NOW...
SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE ACROSS NORTHWEST AND NORTH
CENTRAL NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE LATE MORNING HOURS. SNOW WILL BE
HEAVIEST ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS WHERE RATES MAY EXCEED ONE
INCH PER HOUR. NORTHERN MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS...INCLUDING THE
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS CAN EXPECT ANOTHER 2 TO 5 INCHES THROUGH 11 AM. SNOW
WILL ALSO CONTINUE ACROSS FARMINGTON...CUBA...ESPANOLA...AND TAOS
WHERE 1 TO 3 INCHES OF ACCUMULATION IS LIKELY. EXPECT DIFFICULT OR
DANGEROUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH ICY ROADS. SOME ROADS MAY BE
IMPASSIBLE. FOR THE LATEST NEW MEXICO ROAD CONDITIONS CALL 5 1 1 OR
VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM.

$$

34



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