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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
349 AM MST SAT JAN 14 2017

...HEAVY SNOW LIKELY IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN THIS WEEKEND...

.A MOISTURE LADEN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY CROSS
SOUTHERN AND EASTERN NEW MEXICO FROM THE BAJA PENINSULA TONIGHT
INTO SUNDAY NIGHT. SNOW LEVELS WILL START OUT RATHER HIGH BUT
HEAVY SNOW IS LIKELY ABOVE APPROXIMATELY 8000 TO 9000 FEET
TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

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SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ 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-
349 AM MST SAT JAN 14 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
4 PM MST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 4 PM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 15 INCHES WITH AMOUNTS PEAKING WELL
  OVER A FOOT ABOVE 9000 FEET...ESPECIALLY IN THE SANGRE DE
  CRISTOS WHERE AMOUNTS MAY REACH OVER 2 FEET ON HIGHER PEAKS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY ACROSS THE
  HIGH TERRAIN AFTER SUNSET. SNOW WILL CONTINUE, HEAVY AT TIMES,
  SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. COLDER AIR WILL ARRIVE FROM THE NORTH
  ON SUNDAY BRINGING SNOW ACCUMULATION TO VALLEY LOCATIONS SUNDAY
  NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING. SNOW SHOULD BEGIN TO DECREASE IN
  COVERAGE AND INTENSITY MONDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...EAST 10 TO 20 MPH UNTIL SUNDAY...THEN WEST AND NORTHWEST
  SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.

* SNOW LEVELS...NEAR 8000 FEET UNTIL SUNDAY NIGHT WHEN THEY WILL
  FALL TO VALLEY BOTTOMS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AT TIMES WILL RESULT IN LOW
  VISIBILITIES AND DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS. SNOW PACKED AND
  ICY ROADS MAY DEVELOP. SOME HIGHER ELEVATION ROADS MAY BE
  IMPASSIBLE.

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.

&&

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CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
349 AM MST SAT JAN 14 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
4 PM MST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 4 PM MST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER
IN EFFECT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS OVER ONE
  FOOT ABOVE 8500 FEET.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE ACROSS THE HIGH TERRAIN
  AROUND SUNSET...WITH AREAS OF ACCUMULATION BEGINNING TONIGHT.
  SNOW WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES ON SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. SNOW
  SHOULD BEGIN TO DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY MONDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH UNTIL SUNDAY...WHEN THE DIRECTION
  WILL SHIFT TO WEST AND NORTHWEST.

* SNOW LEVELS...NEAR 8500 FEET UNTIL SUNDAY NIGHT WHEN THEY WILL
  FALL TO 7000 FEET.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AT TIMES WILL RESULT IN LOW
  VISIBILITIES AND DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS. SNOW PACKED AND
  ICY ROADS MAY DEVELOP. SOME HIGHER ELEVATION ROADS MAY BE
  IMPASSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

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SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
349 AM MST SAT JAN 14 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
4 PM MST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 4 PM MST MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...7 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS OVER ONE
  FOOT ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE ACROSS THE HIGH TERRAIN
  AROUND SUNSET...WITH AREAS OF ACCUMULATION BEGINNING TONIGHT.
  SNOW WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES ON SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. SNOW
  SHOULD BEGIN TO DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY MONDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...EAST 10 TO 20 MPH UNTIL SUNDAY...THEN WEST TO NORTHWEST
  SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.

* SNOW LEVELS...FOR THE SANDIA AND MANZANOS...8500 FEET TONIGHT
  LOWERING TO 7000 FEET SUNDAY NIGHT. FOR THE SOUTH-CENTRAL
  MOUNTAINS...9500 FEET TONIGHT LOWERING TO 7000 FEET SUNDAY.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AT TIMES WILL RESULT IN LOW
  VISIBILITIES AND DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS. SNOW PACKED AND
  ICY ROADS MAY DEVELOP. SOME HIGHER ELEVATION ROADS MAY BE
  IMPASSIBLE.

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.

&&

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