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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
224 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

...SNOW FOR THE SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.An upper level disturbance on the west coast will approach New
Mexico tonight and cross the state Sunday. The snow level will
will start out high today, but drop to between 6500 to 7000 feet
tonight and Sunday. Moderate snow amounts are expected.

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Southwest Mountains-
224 AM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM MST SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect from 6 PM this
evening to 6 PM MST Sunday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 to 5 inches below 7500 feet and 5 to 8
  inches above 7500 feet, with locally higher amounts nearing 10
  inches possible.

* TIMING...Snow showers will develop this afternoon over the
  highest peaks, then spread across lower elevations tonight and
  Sunday. Snow will diminish late Sunday.

* WINDS...South at 5 to 15 mph with a few gusts to 25 mph this
  evening.

* SNOW LEVELS...Dropping to between 6500 and 7000 feet tonight
  and Sunday.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Roads will become snow covered and icy above
  7500 feet, especially on bridges and overpasses. Beware of
  sudden drops in visibility due to the snow and areas of fog.

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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