Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
820 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...PARADE OF WINTER STORMS CONTINUES FOR PORTIONS OF NEW MEXICO...

.ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE IS IMPACTING MUCH OF NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST NEW MEXICO WITH LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW.
EXPECT PERIODIC SNOW TO PERSIST INTO SATURDAY MORNING. MANY
VALLEY AND LOWER ELEVATION LOCALES WILL BEGIN TO WARM ABOVE
FREEZING LATE SATURDAY MORNING...HOWEVER...THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS OF
NORTH CENTRAL TO NORTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO WILL LIKELY STAY UNDER A
THREAT FOR PROLONGED SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. SOME
OF THE HIGHER PEAKS ABOVE 10000 FEET NEAR THE COLORADO BORDER
COULD OBSERVE ANOTHER 1 TO 3 FEET OF SNOW THROUGH SUNDAY.

NMZ502>504-281200-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150228T1500Z/
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
820 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST
SATURDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8
AM MST SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES
  LATE TODAY INTO TONIGHT.

* TIMING...ADDITIONAL BATCHES OF SNOW WILL DEVELOP AND INCREASE
  OVER THE AREA. PERIODIC SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE LATE
  MORNING SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE
  TO SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY IN
  FALLING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

NMZ512>515-527-281200-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150301T2300Z/
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
820 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST SUNDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4
PM MST SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL 10 TO 20 INCHES IS EXPECTED
  ABOVE 8500 FEET TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...WITH 4 TO 10 INCHES
  BELOW 8000 FEET. HEAVIER SNOW AMOUNTS THIS WEEKEND WILL FAVOR
  WEST AND SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES ABOVE 8500 FEET.

* TIMING...ADDITIONAL BATCHES OF NEW SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE
  OVER THE AREA OVERNIGHT. PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL THEN
  CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY WHEN THE
  SNOW LEVEL WILL LIFT TO AROUND 8000 FEET.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW PACKED
  AND ICY ROADWAYS ARE EXPECTED ALONG WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY
  IN LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW. ROAD CLOSURES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

NMZ518-521-281200-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150228T1500Z/
SANTA FE METRO AREA-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
820 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST
SATURDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8
AM MST SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES
  TONIGHT IN LOWER ELEVATIONS...INCLUDING THE SANTA FE METRO
  AREA. HIGHER MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS SUCH AS THE SANDIA AND MANZANO
  MOUNTAINS WILL OBSERVE ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 6 INCHES
  TONIGHT.

* TIMING...ADDITIONAL BATCHES OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE AREA
  THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PERIODIC SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  THE LATE MORNING SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE
  TO SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY IN
  FALLING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

NMZ516-281200-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150228T1500Z/
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
820 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST
SATURDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8
AM MST SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 4 INCHES.

* TIMING...ADDITIONAL BATCHES OF SNOW WILL INCREASE OVER THE AREA
  THIS OVERNIGHT. PERIODIC SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE LATE
  MORNING SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE
  TO SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY IN
  FALLING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

NMZ510-511-281200-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150301T2300Z/
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
820 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST SUNDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4
PM MST SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AN ADDITIONAL 10 TO
  30 INCHES IS EXPECTED ABOVE 8500 FEET...WITH 4 TO 10 INCHES
  BELOW 8000 FEET. HEAVIER SNOW AMOUNTS THIS WEEKEND WILL FAVOR
  WEST AND SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES ABOVE 8500 FEET.

* TIMING...ADDITIONAL BATCHES OF NEW SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE
  OVER THE AREA OVERNIGHT. PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL THEN
  CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY WHEN THE
  SNOW LEVEL WILL LIFT TO AROUND 8000 FEET.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW PACKED
  AND ICY ROADWAYS ARE EXPECTED ALONG WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY
  IN LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW. ROAD CLOSURES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

NMZ519-281200-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150228T1500Z/
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
820 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST
SATURDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8
AM MST SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES
  OVERNIGHT.

* TIMING...PERIODIC SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE LATE MORNING
  SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE
  TO SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY IN
  FALLING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

NMZ517-281200-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-150228T1500Z/
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
820 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST
SATURDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST
SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 4 INCHES.

* TIMING...ADDITIONAL BATCHES OF SNOW WILL INCREASE OVER THE AREA
  OVERNIGHT. PERIODIC SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE LATE MORNING
  SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE
  TO SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY IN
  FALLING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL PRIMARILY CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITY.

&&

$$

NMZ501-505>507-281200-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-150228T1500Z/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
820 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST
SATURDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST
SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.
  SOME LOCALIZED AREAS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE...
  ESPECIALLY NEAR THE COLORADO BORDER OF SAN JUAN COUNTY.

* TIMING...PERIODIC SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE LATE MORNING
  SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE
  TO SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY IN
  FALLING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL PRIMARILY CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITY.

&&

$$








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