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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1005 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS TONIGHT WITH
RESIDUAL IMPACTS ON TUESDAY...

.A VIGOROUS PACIFIC COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO MAKE EASTWARD
PROGRESS ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AND SNOW LEVELS WILL GRADUALLY
LOWER TO AROUND 5500 FEET. THE MOST SIGNIFICANT SNOW WILL IMPACT
THE NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS WITH MODERATE AMOUNTS ACROSS THE REST OF
THE NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY. THE
INITIAL SNOW WILL BE SLUSHY AND WET SO SOME FREEZING IS EXPECTED
PRIOR TO SUN UP TUESDAY MORNING AND SHOULD MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS
TRAVEL IN AREAS.

NMZ503-504-030615-
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FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
1005 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS FROM SNOW ARE NOT EXPECTED DUE TO WARMER
TEMPERATURES AROUND FREEZING...BUT AN INCH OR TWO OF ACCUMULATION
IS STILL POSSIBLE NEAR THE COLORADO BORDER AND IN LOCALES SUCH AS
CUBA AND LINDRITH.

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NMZ510-031300-
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SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
1005 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5
PM MST TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 7 TO 10 INCHES POSSIBLE ABOVE
  8000 FEET AND 3 TO 7 INCHES BELOW 8000 FEET.

* TIMING...HEAVIER SNOW EXPECTED THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.
  LINGERING SNOW DURING THE DAY ON TUESDAY FAVORING THE HIGHER
  MOUNTAINS.

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

* SNOW LEVELS...LOW ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW
  PACKED AND ICY ROADWAYS ARE LIKELY ALONG WITH REDUCED
  VISIBILITY IN LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW BY THIS EVENING. 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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JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
1005 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
TUESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM
MST TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...EXPECT 4 TO 7 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL PERSIST INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS ON
  TUESDAY BEFORE BECOMING LIGHTER THE REST OF THE PERIOD.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

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

* 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 AND PATCHES OF BLOWING
  SNOW.

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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