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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
314 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

..SNOW WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND NORTHERN NEW MEXICO
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.A MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
TO MUCH OF WESTERN AND NORTHERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH THIS EVENING.
SNOW AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE COMMON ABOVE 6000
FEET...WHILE 3 TO 5 INCHES WILL PREVAIL AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS.
TRAVEL MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS. CHECK NMROADS.COM OR DIAL 511 BEFORE
HEADING OUT TO CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS.

NMZ501-505-507-517-518-172315-
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NORTHWEST PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
314 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

TEMPERATURES HAVE WARMED TO ABOVE FREEZING AND ARE EXPECTED TO
REMAIN ABOVE FREEZING THROUGH THE EVENING. LIGHT ACCUMULATION IS
STILL POSSIBLE ON VEGETATION AND IN SHADED AREAS BUT WIDESPREAD
ACCUMULATING SNOW IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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NMZ502>504-506-508-510>514-180600-
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CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
314 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM
MST THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 INCHES
  ABOVE 7500 FEET. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ABOVE 8500
  FEET AND ALONG WEST FACING SLOPES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...AROUND 6500 FEET.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT DUE TO A COMBINATION
  OF LOW VISIBILITIES IN FALLING SNOW AND SNOWPACKED AND ICY
  ROADWAYS. INTERSTATE 40 FROM GRANTS TO THE ARIZONA LINE MAY BE
  IMPACTED AS WELL AS HIGHWAY 550 NEAR THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE
  AND CEDAR HILL.

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 VISIBILITIES.

FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS...DIAL 511 OR 1.800.432.4269...OR
VISIT NMROADS.COM.

&&

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