Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
409 PM MST SAT NOV 26 2016

...SNOW AND STRONG WINDS TO IMPACT NORTHERN MOUNTAINS TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY MORNING...

.A VIGOROUS DISTURBANCE ALOFT WILL BRING STRONG WINDS AND
PRECIPITATION TO NEW MEXICOS NORTHERN MOUNTAINS. SNOW LEVELS WILL
INITIALLY BE FAIRLY HIGH...AROUND 8000 FEET BEFORE
MIDNIGHT...LOWERING TO NEAR 6000 FEET EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. A FEW
TO SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED...EXCEPT LOCALLY AROUND 1
FOOT ON THE HIGHER PEAKS OF THE SAN JUAN AND SANGRE DE CRISTO
MOUNTAINS. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY STRENGTHEN OVER THE MOUNTAINS
TONIGHT WITH GUSTS FROM 40 TO 55 MPH ON SUNDAY. THIS WILL CAUSE
THE SNOW TO BLOW AND DRIFT WITH PERIODS OF WHITE OUT CONDITIONS
EXPECTED. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL IMPACT THE SANGRE DE CRISTO
MOUNTAINS WHERE SNOWDRIFTS MAY REACH OVER 2 FEET DEEP IN SPOTS.

NMZ512>514-271200-
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WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
409 PM MST SAT NOV 26 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
5 PM MST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM MST SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...GENERALLY 3 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO 12 INCHES ABOVE 10000 FEET.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL BEGIN BEFORE MIDNIGHT...WITH SNOW
  BECOMING MORE PERSISTENT AND HEAVY DURING THE LATE NIGHT HOURS
  INTO SUNDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND
  INTENSITY SUNDAY AFTERNOON...BUT WINDS WILL REACH THEIR STRENGTH
  THEN WITH BLOWING SNOW CAUSING NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY AT TIMES
  THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...INITIALLY AROUND 8000 FEET JUST BEFORE
  MIDNIGHT...LOWERING TO ALL LOCATIONS EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO
  NEAR ZERO AT TIMES. SNOW PACKED AND ICY ROADS WILL DEVELOP WITH
  SNOW DRIFTS OVER 2 FEET DEEP POSSIBLE. WIND CHILL READINGS WILL
  DROP INTO THE TEENS WITH SOME SINGLE DIGIT VALUES EARLY SUNDAY
  MORNING.

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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NMZ503-511-271200-
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FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
409 PM MST SAT NOV 26 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON MST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON MST SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  AROUND 8 INCHES ABOVE 7500 FEET.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL BEGIN PRIOR TO MIDNIGHT...WITH SNOW
  BECOMING MORE PERSISTENT AND HEAVY DURING THE LATE NIGHT HOURS
  INTO SUNDAY MORNING. SNOW WILL DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND
  INTENSITY SUNDAY AFTERNOON...BUT WIND GUSTS IN THE 20 TO 35 MPH
  RANGE WILL PROBABLY CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW TO PERSIST.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS OF 50
  MPH. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE IN THE JEMEZ MOUNTAINS...WITH
  GUSTS ONLY REACHING NEAR 40 MPH ACROSS THE FAR NORTHWEST
  HIGHLANDS.

* SNOW LEVELS...INITIALLY AROUND 8500 FEET JUST BEFORE
  MIDNIGHT...LOWERING TO NEAR 6000 FEET EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO
  NEAR ZERO AT TIMES. SNOW PACKED AND ICY ROADS ARE EXPECTED WITH
  SNOW DRIFTS OVER 1 FOOT DEEP IN SPOTS...ESPECIALLY IN THE JEMEZ
  MOUNTAINS. WIND CHILL READINGS WILL DROP INTO THE TEENS WITH
  SOME SINGLE DIGIT VALUES EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

NMZ510-271200-
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SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
409 PM MST SAT NOV 26 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON MST SUNDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...GENERALLY 4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS AROUND 12 INCHES ABOVE 10000 FEET.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS WILL BEGIN PRIOR TO MIDNIGHT...WITH SNOW
  BECOMING MORE PERSISTENT AND HEAVY AFTER MIDNIGHT INTO SUNDAY
  MORNING. SNOW WILL DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY IN THE
  AFTERNOON...BUT WIND GUSTS FROM 35 TO 45 MPH WILL PERSIST
  CAUSING AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW TO LINGER.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...INITIALLY AROUND 8000 FEET JUST BEFORE
  MIDNIGHT...LOWERING TO ALL LOCATIONS EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO
  NEAR ZERO AT TIMES. SNOW PACKED AND ICY ROADS ARE EXPECTED WITH
  SNOW DRIFTS OVER 2 FEET IN SPOTS. WIND CHILL READINGS WILL DROP
  INTO THE TEENS WITH SOME SINGLE DIGIT VALUES EARLY SUNDAY
  MORNING.

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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