Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
527 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

NMZ503-504-510>517-261900-
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FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-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-
527 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM
MST THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...THROUGH THIS EVENING...2 TO 4 INCHES
  ADDITIONAL SNOW OVER THE SAN JUAN...TUSAS...AND SANGRE DE
  CRISTO RANGE...WITH 1 TO 3 INCHES ELSEWHERE IN THE WARNED
  AREA.

* TIMING...SNOW...LOCALLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  THE DAY BEFORE TAPERING OFF THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST TO 15 MPH THROUGH THIS EVENING.

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

* LOCAL IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS MAY BECOME LOCALLY
  IMPASSABLE THROUGH THE DAY BEFORE SNOW TAPERS OFF LATE
  TONIGHT. EXPECT WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS ON HIGHWAYS 64 AND
  84...AND HIGHWAYS 550 AND 285 THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

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. STRONG WINDS ARE
LIKELY. 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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NMZ501-502-505>509-518-521-261900-
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NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
527 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST
THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL SNOW OVER THE
  SANTA FE METRO AREA AND SURROUNDING HIGH COUNTRY...AND OVER
  THE SANDIA AND MANZANO MOUNTAINS. UP TO AN INCH OF ADDITIONAL
  SNOW OVER THE WESTERN AND SOUTHWESTERN HIGH COUNTRY.

* TIMING...AREAS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH THE MORNING BEFORE TAPERING OFF AROUND NOON. SNOW
  IMPACTS THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE PRIMARILY LIMITED TO HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40.

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST TO 20 MPH.

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

* LOCAL IMPACTS...SNOW PACKED AND ICY ROADS WILL PRODUCE
  HAZARDOUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS....ALONG WITH REDUCED
  VISIBILITIES AT TIMES IN SNOW AND LOCALIZED 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.

&&

$$

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HARDING COUNTY-
527 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 INCHES ADDITIONAL SNOW THROUGH
  THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH MUCH OF TODAY BEFORE TAPERING
  OFF THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTH TO 20 MPH DECREASING SPEED THIS EVENING.

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

* LOCAL IMPACTS...SNOW PACKED AND ICY ROADS THROUGH THE DAY
  TODAY...WITH WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS CONTINUING INTO THIS
  EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE RESTRICTED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING
AND BLOWING SNOW.

&&

$$

NMZ527>530-261900-
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RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
527 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL SNOW THROUGH
  THIS EVENING...WITH AN EXTRA 1 TO 2 INCHES NEAR RATON PASS
  ALONG INTERSTATE 25.

* TIMING...DEVELOPING SNOW WILL INCREASE COVERAGE AND INTENSITY
  THROUGH THE DAY TODAY BEFORE TAPERING OFF LATE THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...NORTH TO 20 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS THROUGH THE DAY
  TODAY. WINDS DECREASING THIS EVENING.

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

* LOCAL IMPACTS...SNOW PACKED AND ICY ROADS WITH HAZARDOUS
  WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS ACROSS FAR NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO
  THROUGH THIS EVENING....ALONG WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT
  TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. THIS WILL INCLUDE INTERSTATE
  25 FROM RATON PASS SOUTH TO THE LAS VEGAS AREA...AS WELL AS
  HIGHWAYS 64...87...AND 56 BETWEEN RATON... SPRINGER AND
  CLAYTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE RESTRICTED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING
AND BLOWING SNOW.

&&

$$

NMZ526-261900-
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SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
527 AM MST FRI DEC 26 2014

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

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES ADDITIONAL SNOW OVER THE
  SUMMITS AND HIGHER SLOPES. UP TO AN INCH ADDITIONAL SNOW OVER
  THE MID AND LOWER SLOPES.

* TIMING...SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH THE DAY TODAY WILL TAPER OFF
  BY MID AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...WEST WINDS DECREASING TO 25 MPH. MORNING GUSTS TO 40
  MPH ENDING BY NOON.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS OVERNIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...SNOW PACKED AND ICY ROADS AND HAZARDOUS WINTER
  DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON....ALONG WITH
  REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE RESTRICTED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING
AND BLOWING SNOW.

&&

$$

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