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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1101 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...RECORD BREAKING HEAVY SNOW EVENT FOR PARTS OF THE AREA...

.SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO THROUGH TONIGHT. MAJOR SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL ADD UP
THROUGH THE WEEKEND FOR THE NORTHERN HIGH TERRAIN...ON THE ORDER
OF SEVERAL ADDITIONAL FEET. A WARMING TREND WILL TURN SNOW TO RAIN
FOR AREAS BELOW 7500 FEET TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. ANOTHER STORM WILL
SLIDE IN MONDAY AND TUESDAY AND DELIVER EVEN MORE SNOW FOR THE
REGION. A BITTER COLD AIRMASS WILL ARRIVE WEDNESDAY BEFORE A MUCH
NEEDED WARMING AND DRYING TREND BEGINS.

NMZ517-518-010300-
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LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
1101 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST SUNDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 11 AM MST THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
SUNDAY. THE WINTER STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 11 AM MST THIS
MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* TIMING...PERIODIC LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
  AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING BEFORE TAPERING OFF.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE
  TO SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY IN
  FALLING 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 VISIBILITY.

&&

$$

NMZ516-010300-
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UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
1101 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST SUNDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 11 AM MST THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST SUNDAY.
THE WINTER STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 11 AM MST THIS MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* TIMING...PERIODIC LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
  AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING BEFORE TAPERING OFF.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE
  TO SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY IN
  FALLING 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 VISIBILITY.

&&

$$

NMZ502>504-507-010300-
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CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
1101 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST SUNDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 11 AM MST THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST SUNDAY.
THE WINTER STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 11 AM MST THIS MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* TIMING...PERIODIC LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING BEFORE TAPERING OFF. SNOW MAY BECOME MIXED
  WITH RAIN LOCALLY THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. SNOW LEVELS MAY RISE
  SOMEWHAT LATE THIS AFTERNOON...LEADING TO A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE
  TO SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY IN
  FALLING 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 VISIBILITY.

&&

$$

NMZ501-281915-
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NORTHWEST PLATEAU-
1101 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 11 AM MST THIS MORNING...

THE WINTER STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 11 AM MST THIS MORNING.

LIGHT SNOW MAY CONTINUE OFF AND ON INTO THE AFTERNOON...POSSIBLY
BECOMING A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW LATE IN THE DAY.

$$

NMZ521>523-528-529-281915-
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SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
1101 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 11 AM MST THIS MORNING...

THE WINTER STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 11 AM MST THIS MORNING.

LIGHT SNOW MAY CONTINUE OFF AND ON THIS AFTERNOON BUT ANY ADDITIONAL
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT.

$$

NMZ519-281915-
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ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
1101 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 11 AM MST THIS MORNING...

THE WINTER STORM WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 11 AM MST THIS MORNING.

LIGHT SNOW MAY FALL AT TIMES BUT POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL
ACCUMULATIONS HAS DIMINISHED. ROADS MAY REMAIN SLICK OR SNOW
PACKED HOWEVER.

$$

NMZ505-281915-
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WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
1101 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 11 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 11 AM MST THIS
MORNING.


$$

NMZ530>537-281915-
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UNION COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
DE BACA COUNTY-
1101 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 11 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 11 AM MST THIS
MORNING.

SPOTTY LIGHT SNOW MAY FALL BRIEFLY THIS AFTERNOON BUT POTENTIAL
FOR SIGNIFICANT ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS HAS DIMINISHED. PATCHES
OF FREEZING FOG MAY CONTINUE TO REDUCE VISIBILTIES IN LOCALIZED
AREAS.

$$

NMZ512>515-527-010300-
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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-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
1101 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST SUNDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST
SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL 15 TO 30 INCHES IS EXPECTED
  ABOVE 8500 FEET TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...WITH 4 TO 10 INCHES
  BELOW 8000 FEET. HEAVIER SNOW AMOUNTS THIS WEEKEND WILL FAVOR
  WEST AND SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES ABOVE 8500 FEET.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST
  SUNDAY WITH SNOW SHOWERS EXPECTED TO PERSIST INTO MONDAY AND
  TUESDAY.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS UNTIL LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY WHEN THE SNOW LEVEL
  WILL LIFT TO AROUND 8000 FEET.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW
  PACKED AND ICY ROADWAYS ARE EXPECTED ALONG WITH REDUCED
  VISIBILITY IN LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW. ROAD CLOSURES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE. 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.

&&

$$

NMZ510-511-010300-
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SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
1101 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST SUNDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
MST SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 15 TO 30 INCHES IS EXPECTED
  ABOVE 8500 FEET...WITH 8 TO 15 INCHES BELOW 8000 FEET. HEAVIER
  SNOW AMOUNTS THIS WEEKEND WILL FAVOR WEST AND SOUTHWEST FACING
  SLOPES ABOVE 8500 FEET.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST
  SUNDAY WITH SNOW SHOWERS EXPECTED TO PERSIST INTO MONDAY AND
  TUESDAY.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS UNTIL LATER TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY WHEN THE SNOW LEVEL WILL
  LIFT TO AROUND 8000 FEET.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW
  PACKED AND ICY ROADWAYS ARE LIKELY ALONG WITH REDUCED
  VISIBILITY IN LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW. ROAD CLOSURES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE. 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.

&&

$$

NMZ506-010300-
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WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
1101 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST SUNDAY...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* TIMING...PERIODIC SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON
  BEFORE MODERATING TEMPERATURES RESULT IN RISING SNOW LEVELS
  TONIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS THROUGH MUCH OF THE AFTERNOON...WITH SNOW LEVELS
  RISING TONIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO
  SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY IN FALLING
  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 VISIBILITY.

&&

$$






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