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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1105 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...LATE SEASON SNOW CONTINUES FROM THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS
EAST ACROSS THE PLAINS TO THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA BORDERS...

.AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE CURRENTLY NEAR THE FOUR CORNERS AREA
WILL CROSS NORTHERN NEW MEXICO OVERNIGHT BEFORE RAPIDLY MOVING EAST
MONDAY. A FAST MOVING BACK DOOR COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE BARRELING
SOUTH ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS AND WEST THROUGH THE GAPS AND
CANYONS OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN OVERNIGHT. THE COMBINATION
OF THIS STORM AND COLD FRONT WILL GENERATE STRONG AND GUSTY
WINDS...MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES AND INTENSE SNOWFALL. WHILE NOT
A VERY LONG DURATION STORM...THE SNOW MAY BECOME HEAVY FOR SEVERAL
HOURS OVERNIGHT. WITH STRONG WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT POOR
VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW IS LIKELY ESPECIALLY IN THE NORTHEAST.

NMZ532-141400-
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EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
1105 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL NOON MDT MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY OVERNIGHT...THEN
  DECREASE BY MONDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH OVERNIGHT BEFORE
  DIMINISHING MONDAY.

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

* LOCAL IMPACTS...SNOW PACKED AND SLICK THEN ICY ROADS WILL MAKE
  DRIVING HAZARDOUS. GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE SOME BLOWING SNOW.
  LIMITATIONS IN VISIBILITY WILL MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE RESTRICTED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING
AND BLOWING SNOW.

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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-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-
1105 PM MDT SUN APR 13 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT
MONDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES LOWER ELEVATIONS WITH UP TO 8
  INCHES ACROSS THE HIGHER EAST FACING SLOPES OF THE SANGRE DE
  CRISTO MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN INTENSITY OVERNIGHT BEFORE
  DIMINISHING MONDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH ACROSS THE
  HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS OVERNIGHT INTO BEFORE DIMINISHING MONDAY.
  LIGHTER WINDS IN THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS WITH LESS
  POTENTIAL FOR BLOWING SNOW.

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

* LOCAL IMPACTS...SNOW PACKED AND SLICK THEN ICY ROADS WILL MAKE
  DRIVING HAZARDOUS. GUSTY WINDS WILL CREATE SOME BLOWING SNOW.
  LIMITATIONS IN VISIBILITY WILL MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE RESTRICTED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING
AND BLOWING SNOW.

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