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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
257 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...SNOW OVER THE SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS TODAY AND THE NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS THROUGH TONIGHT...

.An upper level low pressure system in Arizona will cross New
Mexico later today. Snow levels will lower to around 7000 feet
this morning. Moderate amounts of snow are expected, mainly over
the higher terrain of the San Juan and Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

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Chuska Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
257 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EARLY THIS MORNING
TO 5 AM MST MONDAY...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect from 5 AM early
this morning to 5 AM MST Monday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 to 4 inches below 7500 feet and 4 to 8
  inches above 7500 feet, with locally higher amounts nearing 10
  inches possible over the peaks.

* TIMING...Snow showers will develop this morning and increase in
  coverage and intensity this afternoon. Snow will continue into
  tonight before diminishing and ending toward daybreak.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 15 mph today, becoming west at 5 to 10
  mph tonight.

* SNOW LEVELS...Around 7000 feet today then lowering to include
  all elevations tonight.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Roads will become snow covered and icy,
  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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Southwest Mountains-
257 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 to 4 inches below 7500 feet and 4 to 8
  inches above 7500 feet, with locally higher amounts possible
  over the peaks.

* TIMING...Snow showers will continue today before diminishing
  and ending late in the day.

* WINDS...Southwest at 5 to 10 mph.

* SNOW LEVELS...Around 7000 feet.

* 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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San Juan Mountains-
257 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EARLY THIS
MORNING TO 5 AM MST MONDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 to 8 inches, with locally higher amounts
  near 10 inches possible over the peaks.

* TIMING...Snow showers will develop this morning then increase in
  coverage and intensity this afternoon. Snow will continue into
  tonight before diminishing and ending toward daybreak.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 15 mph today, becoming west at 5 to 10
  tonight.

* SNOW LEVELS...Temperatures will mostly be cold enough for snow
  at all elevations. Some rain could mix with the snow around 7000
  feet.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Roads will become snow covered and icy, 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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