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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1116 AM MDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
1116 AM MDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES
  WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ON HIGHER PEAKS AND EAST FACING
  SLOPES.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THIS
  AFTERNOON. THE SNOW WILL THEN DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY
  THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTH AND NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH WITH SOME PERIODIC
  GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

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

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY. SOME
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW IS EXPECTED. THE VISIBILITY WILL
  DROP BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES TONIGHT DURING PERIODS 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.

&&

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NMZ502-510-512-516-527>529-020000-
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CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
1116 AM MDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES THROUGH THE
  AFTERNOON...BEFORE DECREASING IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THIS
  EVENING.

* WINDS...GENERALLY OUT OF THE NORTH OR NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH
  WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH...EXCEPT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND
  40 MPH AROUND RATON...BARTLETT MESA AND JOHNSON MESA. OUT OF THE
  EAST OR SOUTHEAST IN THE WEST CENTRAL AND CHUSKA MOUNTAINS.

* SNOW LEVELS...LIFTING TO AROUND 7500 FEET THIS
  AFTERNOON...EXCEPT ALONG AND EAST OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTO
  MOUNTAINS WHERE IT WILL REMAIN AROUND 6250 FEET.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY. SOME
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE. THE VISIBILITY WILL
  DROP BELOW THREE QUARTERS OF A MILE AT TIMES DURING PERIODS OF
  HEAVIER SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

NMZ506-511-020000-
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WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
1116 AM MDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES
  WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* TIMING...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO CROSS
  THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS WILL DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND
  INTENSITY THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...GENERALLY OUT OF THE SOUTHEAST OR EAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH
  WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...LIFTING NEAR 7500 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...EXPECT SLUSHY ROADS...EXCEPT SNOW PACKED AND ICY
  CONDITIONS ABOVE 7500 FEET. THE VISIBILITY WILL DROP BELOW THREE
  QUARTERS OF A MILE AT TIMES DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER SNOW.

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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