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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1012 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

...HEAVY AND WET SNOW TO CONTINUE FOR PARTS OF NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL NEW MEXICO THROUGH SATURDAY...

.SNOW AND LOWEST ELEVATION RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO STREAM NORTHWARD
AND NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS NEW MEXICO THROUGH SATURDAY AS A PACIFIC
STORM SYSTEMS SAGS SLOWLY SOUTHWARD FROM LAS VEGAS...NEVADA TO THE
GULF OF CALIFORNIA. A FEW INCHES OF ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION
WILL BE POSSIBLY IN MANY LOCATIONS...EXCEPT FOR SEVERAL INCHES
ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE
SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. DRIER AIR WILL MOVE OVER THE AREA
FROM THE NORTHWEST AND NORTH SATURDAY NIGHT CAUSING SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATION TO DIMINISH.

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CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
1012 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
SATURDAY...

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...EXPECT ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
  BETWEEN 2 TO 4 INCHES ABOVE 7500 FEET AND 5 TO 10 INCHES ABOVE
  8500 FEET.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY WITH A FEW BREAKS
  BEFORE DIMINISHING IN INTENSITY SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...NO SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM
  SYSTEM.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS WILL GENERALLY RISE TO 7200 FEET OR
  ABOVE THE REST OF THE EVENT.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HEAVY WET SNOW WILL MAKE ROADS SNOW PACKED AND
  ICY. SOME ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE.

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.

&&

$$

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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-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
1012 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
SATURDAY...

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...EXPECT ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS
  BETWEEN 1 TO 3 INCHES BELOW 7500 FEET AND 3 TO 6 INCHES ABOVE
  7500 FEET. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE MAINLY ON
  SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE OFF AND ON THROUGH SATURDAY.

* WINDS...NO SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM
  SYSTEM.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS WILL GENERALLY FLUCTUATE BETWEEN 6000
  TO 6500 FEET THROUGH TONIGHT AND GRADUALLY RISE ABOVE 7000 FEET ON
  SATURDAY.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HEAVY WET SNOW WILL MAKE ROADS SNOW PACKED AND
  ICY. SOME ROADS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE.

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.

&&

$$

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NORTHWEST PLATEAU-
1012 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
SATURDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 OR 2 ADDITIONAL INCHES FAVORING ELEVATED
  TERRAIN.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT ALTHOUGH MIX WITH
  RAIN AT TIMES ACROSS THE LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* WINDS...NO SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...LIFTING ABOVE 6000 FEET BY SUNRISE.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...SOME ROADS MAY BECOME SNOW PACKED AND
  ICY...ESPECIALLY OVER ELEVATED TERRAIN.

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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SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-HARDING COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
1012 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
SATURDAY...

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...EXPECT ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
  BETWEEN 1 TO 3 INCHES.

* TIMING...OFF AND ON SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY.

* WINDS...NO SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...LIFTING FROM AROUND 5000 FEET TONIGHT TO AROUND 6000
  FEET SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...SOME ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY.
  AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL REDUCE THE VISIBILITY BELOW A QUARTER
  MILE AT TIMES FOR THE REMAINDER OF TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY
  MORNING.

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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FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
1012 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
SATURDAY...

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 2
  INCHES...EXCEPT FOR LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE FOOTHILLS.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW...OCCASIONALLY MIXED WITH RAIN AT THE
  LOWEST ELEVATIONS...WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY.

* WINDS...NO SIGNIFICANT WINDS EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...RISING FROM AROUND 5800 FEET TONIGHT TO AROUND
  7000 FEET BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...SOME ROADS WILL BECOME SLUSHY...SNOW PACKED OR
  ICY.

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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