Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
419 PM MST Wed Feb 14 2018

NMZ506-508-521-151200-
West Central Mountains-Southwest Mountains-
Sandia/Manzano Mountains-
419 PM MST Wed Feb 14 2018

A storm system over southern California will race toward the four
corners area tonight and Thursday, bringing a good supply of
moisture with it. This will finally bring widespread precipitation
to western and central new Mexico tonight into Thursday. Snow
levels will be pretty high, especially over the Sandia/Manzano
Mountains and Southwest Mountains, dropping to 8000 feet by late
tonight. A few inches of snow will accumulate near 9000 and
several inches near 10000 feet. Across the West Central Mountains
the snow level will drop to 7000 feet, with accumulations of a few
inches possible above 7500 feet.

Slippery and slushy road conditions will be possible in these
areas through Thursday morning. This includes Interstate 40 near
the Continental Divide and portions of U.S. Highways 60 and 180
in Catron County. Allow extra time to reach your destination and
make alternate plans if possible. For the latest road conditions,
visit nmroads.com, dial 511, or 1.800.432.4269.

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