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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
450 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...NORTHERN MOUNTAIN SNOW HEAVY AT TIMES TODAY BEFORE A BRIEF LULL
IN OVERALL SNOW COVERAGE TONIGHT...

.SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL PERSIST OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST
AND NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO THROUGH TONIGHT. HOWEVER...ACCUMULATING
SNOW LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO RISE AND GENERALLY REMAIN ABOVE 8500
FEET DURING THE DAY...LOWERING ONLY SLIGHTLY TONIGHT. FOLLOWING A
BRIEF LULL TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING...MORE WIDESPREAD HEAVY
SNOW WILL RETURN TO THE REGION MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY.

NMZ502>504-506-507-516>518-011300-
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CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-
450 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

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

WARMER TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO FORCE SNOW ACCUMULATION LEVELS
HIGHER. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS OF RAIN OR RAIN MIXED WITH
SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED FOR NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
BELOW 8500 FEET.

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NMZ512>515-527-011900-
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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-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
450 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4
PM MST THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL 1 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW ARE
  EXPECTED ABOVE 8500 FEET TODAY...WITH THE HEAVIER TOTALS
  FAVORING WEST AND SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY WITH A
  BRIEF LULL IN COVERAGE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING. HEAVY SNOW
  WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH NEAR THE CREST OF THE SANGRE DE
  CRISTO.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT
  LOCATIONS NEAR AND ABOVE 8500 FEET...WITH A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW
  BELOW 8500 FEET.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW PACKED
  AND ICY ROADWAYS ARE EXPECTED AT TIMES IN THE HIGH COUNTRY ALONG
  WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY IN LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW. STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY
  ISSUES MAY ARISE DUE TO THE WEIGHT 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.

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

&&

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NMZ510-511-011900-
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SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
450 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4
PM MST THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED
  ABOVE 8500 FEET TODAY...WITH 1 OR 2 INCHES BELOW 8500 FEET
  DURING THE MORNING HOURS.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY WITH A
  BRIEF LULL IN COVERAGE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING. HEAVY SNOW
  WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY.

* WINDS...WEST AND SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH OVER THE HIGH
  TERRAIN AND RIDGETOPS.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT
  LOCATIONS NEAR AND ABOVE 8500 FEET...WITH A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW
  BELOW 8500 FEET FROM LATE MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW PACKED
  AND ICY ROADWAYS ARE LIKELY ALONG WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY IN
  LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW. STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY ISSUES MAY ARISE DUE
  TO THE WEIGHT 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.

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

&&

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