Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
733 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...AREAS OF FREEZING FOG DEVELOPING ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN NEW
MEXICO...

.LIGHT EASTERLY UPSLOPE FLO...HIGH RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW FREEZING WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE AREAS
OF FREEZING FOG ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN NEW MEXICO OVERNIGHT.

NMZ515-521>524-526>529-531>533-539-021200-
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EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
ESTANCIA VALLEY-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-HARDING COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
733 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...FREEZING FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A FREEZING
FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST MONDAY.

* LOCATION...EAST SLOPES OF THE SANDIA...MANZANO AND SANGRE DE
  CRISTO MOUNTAINS INCLUDING THE ADJACENT HIGHLANDS AND RATON
  MESA.

* TIMING...FREEZING FOG IS ALREADY OCCURRING ACROSS THE NORTHEAST
  AND EAST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS AND WILL GRADUALLY SPREAD TO INCLUDE
  THE REMAINDER OF THE ADVISED AREA. FOG WILL DIMINISH MID MORNING
  MONDAY.

* VISIBILITY...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...DIFFICULT AND POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS WILL MATERIALIZE OVERNIGHT DUE TO SIGNIFICANT
  LIMITATIONS TO VISIBILITY AND ICE DEVELOPING ON ROADS. THIS
  INCLUDES INTERSTATE 25 FROM NEAR GLORIETA PASS THROUGH RATON
  PASS AND INTERSTATE 40 FROM NEAR TIJERAS TO NEAR SANTA ROSA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZING FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITY WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. FREEZING FOG CREATES VERY
HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. PEOPLE ARE ADVISED TO AVOID TRAVEL
IF POSSIBLE...BUT IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...SLOW DOWN...USE YOUR
LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS FOR BLACK ICE ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.

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