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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
338 PM MDT THU APR 28 2016

...WINTERLIKE WEATHER RETURNS TO NORTHERN NEW MEXICO...

.A STORM OVER NORTHERN ARIZONA WILL MOVE SLOWLY EAST TO NORTHEAST
THROUGH FRIDAY BRINGING SNOW TO THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS.

NMZ510-512>515-527-290600-
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SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
338 PM MDT THU APR 28 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
MIDNIGHT MDT FRIDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT MDT FRIDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES BELOW 8500 FEET AND 4 TO 8
  INCHES ABOVE 8500 FEET. LOCALLY UP TO ONE FOOT POSSIBLE ON THE
  HIGH PEAKS OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS NEAR THE COLORADO
  BORDER.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW AFTER DARK OVER THE HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS OF THE SAN JUAN AND SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS AND
  ADJACENT EAST SLOPES.

* WINDS...SOUTH BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 MPH...EXCEPT WINDS EAST
  THEN BECOMING NORTH TO NORTHEAST ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE
  SANGRE DE CRISTOS AND THE RATON RIDGE...JOHNSON MESA AREAS.

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

* LOCAL IMPACTS...VISIBILITIES WILL DROP BELOW 3 MILES AND ROADS
  WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY ESPECIALLY ABOVE 8000
  FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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