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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
249 PM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

...SNOW FOR THE SOUTHWEST AND SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.An upper level low pressure system over the northwest Mexico
will approach New Mexico tonight before crossing the state Sunday.
Snow levels will lower between 6500 and 7000 feet late tonight
through Sunday. Moderate snow amounts are expected, mainly over
the higher terrain.

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San Juan Mountains-
249 PM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SUNDAY TO 5 AM MST
MONDAY...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect from 5 AM Sunday to
5 AM MST Monday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...up to 4 inches below 7000 feet and 5 to 8
  inches above 7000 feet, with locally higher amounts nearing 10
  inches possible over the peaks.

* TIMING...Snow showers will develop Sunday morning over the
  highest peaks, then spread across lower elevations by Sunday
  afternoon. Snow will diminish late Sunday night.

* WINDS...Southwest to westerly at 10 to 15 mph with a few gusts
  up to 25 mph.

* SNOW LEVELS...Dropping to include all elevations later Sunday.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Roads will become snow covered and icy, especially
  on bridges and overpasses. Beware of sudden drops in visibility
  due to the snow and areas of fog.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities.

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Southwest Mountains-
249 PM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 6 PM MST SUNDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 to 4 inches below 7500 feet and 5 to 8
  inches above 7500 feet, with locally higher amounts over the
  peaks.

* TIMING...Snow showers will develop this evening over the
  highest peaks, then spread across lower elevations tonight and
  Sunday. Snow will diminish late Sunday.

* WINDS...South at 5 to 15 mph with a few gusts to 25 mph this
  evening.

* SNOW LEVELS...Dropping to between 6500 and 7000 feet tonight
  and Sunday.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Roads will become snow covered and icy above
  7500 feet, especially on bridges and overpasses. Beware of
  sudden drops in visibility due to the snow and areas of fog.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities.

&&

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