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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1145 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...HIGH TERRAIN NORTHERN MOUNTAIN SNOW THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE A
BRIEF LULL IN OVERALL SNOW COVERAGE TONIGHT AND MONDAY...

.HEAVY SNOW WILL TAPER OFF FOR ALL BUT THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS THIS
AFTERNOON AS TEMPERATURES...AND THEREFORE SNOW LEVELS...CONTINUE
TO RISE OVER NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. FOLLOWING A
BRIEF LULL TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING...MORE WIDESPREAD HEAVY
SNOW WILL RETURN TO THE REGION MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
WITH GUSTY WEST WINDS AND SNOW LEVELS DROPPING BELOW 7500 FEET
MONDAY NIGHT.

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RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
1145 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER STORM WARNING.


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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-
1145 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL 1 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW ARE
  EXPECTED ABOVE 8500 FEET THIS AFTERNOON...WITH THE GREATER
  TOTALS FAVORING WEST AND SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...AT TIMES MODERATE TO HEAVY...CAN BE
  EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON WITH A BRIEF LULL IN COVERAGE TONIGHT
  INTO MONDAY MORNING. HEAVY SNOW WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD
  MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY WITH LOWER SNOW LEVELS.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH OVER RIDGETOPS OF THE
  SANGRE DE CRISTO.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT
  LOCATIONS NEAR AND ABOVE 8500 FEET...WITH A MIX OF RAIN AND
  SNOW OR RAIN BELOW 8500 FEET.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW PACKED
  AND ICY ROADWAYS ARE EXPECTED AT TIMES IN THE HIGH COUNTRY
  ALONG WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY IN LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW.
  STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY ISSUES MAY ARISE DUE TO THE WEIGHT OF
  HEAVY 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.

FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS...DIAL 511 OR 1.800.432.4269...OR
VISIT NMROADS.COM.

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SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
1145 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED
  ABOVE 8500 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED THIS
  AFTERNOON ABOVE 8500 FEET WITH A BRIEF LULL IN COVERAGE TONIGHT
  INTO MONDAY MORNING. HEAVY SNOW WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD
  MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY WITH LOWERING SNOW LEVELS AND
  GUSTY WEST WINDS.

* WINDS...WEST AND SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH OVER THE HIGH
  TERRAIN AND RIDGETOPS.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT
  LOCATIONS NEAR AND ABOVE 8500 FEET...WITH A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW
  OR RAIN BELOW 8500 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW
  PACKED AND ICY ROADWAYS ARE LIKELY ALONG WITH REDUCED
  VISIBILITY IN LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW. STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY ISSUES
  MAY ARISE DUE TO THE WEIGHT OF HEAVY 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.

FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS...DIAL 511 OR 1.800.432.4269...OR
VISIT NMROADS.COM.

&&

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