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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
901 AM 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.

NMZ517-518-180600-
/O.EXB.KABQ.WW.Y.0019.141217T1601Z-141218T0600Z/
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
901 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST
THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES.

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

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...AROUND 5000 FEET THIS MORNING INCREASING TO NEAR
  6000 FEET DURING THE AFTERNOON.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
  LOW VISIBILITIES IN FALLING SNOW AND SNOWPACKED AND ICY ROADWAYS.

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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NMZ501>508-510>514-180600-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-141218T0600Z/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-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-
901 AM 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 5000 FEET THIS MORNING INCREASING TO NEAR
  6000 FEET DURING THE AFTERNOON.

* 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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