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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
328 PM MST TUE DEC 16 2014

..SNOW WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND NORTHERN NEW MEXICO LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.A MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM MOVING INTO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA THIS
AFTERNOON WILL TRACK EASTWARD OVERNIGHT. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING
ACCUMULATING SNOW TO MUCH OF WESTERN AND NORTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO
LATE TONIGHT...CONTINUING THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NEW MEXICO WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY EVENING
WITH LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED THERE. SNOW WILL GRADUALLY TAPER
OFF FROM WEST TO EAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

NMZ502>508-510-511-170600-
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CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
328 PM MST TUE DEC 16 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 PM MST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 11 PM MST
WEDNESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES BELOW 7500 FEET INCHES WITH 3 TO
  5 INCHES ABOVE 7500 FEET. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO 8 INCHES
  POSSIBLE ABOVE 8500 FEET AND ALONG WEST FACING SLOPES.

* TIMING...SNOW BEGINNING LATE TONIGHT OVER WESTERN NEW MEXICO
  SPREADING INTO THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS WILL START OUT AT 5000 FEET DURING THE
  MORNING BUT INCREASE TO 6500 FEET DURING THE AFTERNOON.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
  LOW VISIBILITIES IN FALLING SNOW. ROADS MAY BECOME SNOW-PACKED
  AND ICY. INTERSTATE 40 FROM GRANTS TO THE ARIZONA LINE MAY BE
  IMPACTED AS WELL AS HIGHWAY 550 NEAR CUBA AND THE CONTINENTAL
  DIVIDE.

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

&&

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NMZ512>514-170600-
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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-
328 PM MST TUE DEC 16 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 11 PM MST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 11 PM
MST WEDNESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  UP TO 8 INCHES ABOVE 9500 FEET AND ALONG WEST FACING SLOPES.

* TIMING...SNOW BEGINNING AROUND MID-MORNING WEDNESDAY AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW IN ALL LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
  LOW VISIBILITIES IN FALLING SNOW. ROADS MAY BECOME SNOW-PACKED
  AND ICY.

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

&&

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