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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
539 AM MST THU JAN 22 2015

...WINTER STORM TO CONTINUE TO IMPACT MUCH OF CENTRAL AND
SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.THE FOCUS FOR SNOW WILL SHIFT SOUTHWARD TODAY AS A POTENT UPPER
LEVEL LOW MOVES SOUTH ALONG THE ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO BORDER.
MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL FAVOR THE SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY AND SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY TODAY...
ALTHOUGH A COUPLE INCHES OF FRESH SNOW IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE WEST
CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS AND HIGHLANDS AS WELL. ROADS WILL
CONTINUE TO BE SNOW PACKED IN MANY AREAS WITH LOW VISIBILITY IN
SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW PERSISTING. SNOW WILL SHIFT SOUTHWARD AND
TAPER OFF LATE TODAY INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

NMZ510>518-527>532-221345-
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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-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
539 AM MST THU JAN 22 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER STORM WARNING.

VERY LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED...BUT
ROADWAYS WILL CONTINUE TO BE SNOW PACKED AND ICY THROUGH MUCH OF
THE DAY.

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

$$

NMZ503-504-519-520-221345-
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FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
539 AM MST THU JAN 22 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

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

VERY LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED...BUT
A FEW ROADS WILL CONTINUE TO BE SNOW PACKED OR ICY THROUGH THE
MORNING HOURS.

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

$$

NMZ524-526-538>540-221900-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150123T0000Z/
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
539 AM MST THU JAN 22 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS NEAR
  ONE FOOT POSSIBLE ACROSS THE PEAKS OF THE SOUTH CENTRAL
  MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING...SNOW HAS BEEN PERIODICALLY IMPACTING THE SACRAMENTO AND
  CAPITAN MOUNTAINS...AND WILL BECOME HEAVIER AND MORE STEADY
  THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS. PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON BEFORE GRADUALLY DIMINISHING LATE
  AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH EXCEPT LOCALLY 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
  OCCASIONAL GUSTS AS HIGH AS 40 MPH RESULTING IN AREAS OF BLOWING
  SNOW.

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

* LOCAL IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT SNOWS WILL RESULT IN TREACHEROUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH SNOW PACKED AND ICY ROADWAYS.
  SOME ROADWAYS MAY BECOME IMPASSIBLE. VISIBILITIES WILL BE ALSO
  SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED IN FALLING SNOW...OCCASIONAL BLOWING
  SNOW AND FOG OR FREEZING FOG.

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.

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

&&

$$

NMZ521>523-533>537-221900-
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SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
DE BACA COUNTY-
539 AM MST THU JAN 22 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5
PM MST THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES IN THE ESTANCIA VALLEY...6 TO
  10 OVER THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...HIGHLANDS AND EASTERN PLAINS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES THIS MORNING BEFORE DIMINISHING
  THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...EAST TO NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH EXCEPT LOCALLY 20 TO 30
  MPH...RESULTING IN PATCHES OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT
  ALL LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT SNOWS WILL RESULT IN TREACHEROUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH SNOW PACKED AND ICY ROADWAYS.
  SOME ROADWAYS WILL BECOME IMPASSIBLE AND BE CLOSED. THE
  VISIBILITIES WILL BE ALSO SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED IN FALLING AND
  BLOWING SNOW...AS WELL AS FOG OR FREEZING FOG.

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.

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

&&

$$

NMZ506>508-525-221900-
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WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
539 AM MST THU JAN 22 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES AT ELEVATIONS LOWER THAN
  7000 FEET...WITH AMOUNTS OF GENERALLY 3 TO 6 INCHES EXPECTED
  ABOVE. SOME LOCALIZED PEAKS ABOVE 9000 FEET WILL OBSERVE
  HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 6 TO 8 INCHES.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF
  CENTRAL TO WESTERN NEW MEXICO. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY
  BECOME MORE SHOWERY AND SPOTTY BY MID DAY...THEN TAPER OFF FROM
  NORTH TO SOUTH THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...EAST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT
  ALL LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS....THE SNOW WILL RESULT IN SNOW PACKED AND ICY
  ROADS WITH DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS. VISIBILITIES WILL BE
  GREATLY REDUCED IN SNOW AND OCCASIONAL BLOWING SNOW.

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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