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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
233 PM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

...STRONG JET PASSAGE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY...

.A strong jet stream will bring significant amounts of Pacific
moisture to northwest portions of the state Monday night into
Tuesday. Snowfall will increase Monday evening as snow levels
lower down to the surface. The heaviest snowfall is expected
Tuesday morning and favor areas above 7500 feet. Snowfall will
lessen later Tuesday into Tuesday evening. Some initial gustier
wind will lead to blowing snow Monday night into Tuesday morning
and lower visibilities.

NMZ503-510-271200-
/O.NEW.KABQ.WS.A.0007.170228T0100Z-170301T0300Z/
Far Northwest Highlands-San Juan Mountains-
233 PM MST Sun Feb 26 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Winter
Storm Watch, which is in effect from Monday evening through
Tuesday evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Between 5 to 10 inches possible with
  locally higher amounts across the highest west facing slopes.

* TIMING...Monday night through early Tuesday evening.

* WINDS...Westerly 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph Monday night
  becoming west to southwest 15 to 20 mph on Tuesday.

* SNOW LEVELS...Snow levels will quickly lower and allow snowfall
  to expand across the entire area by late Monday evening and
  remain that way through Tuesday.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Significant reductions in visibility due to
  heavy snowfall and blowing snow possible. Snowpacked roadways
  will also be possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Remember, a Winter Storm Watch means conditions are favorable for
a hazardous winter weather event in and close to the watch area.
Monitor the latest forecasts at weather.gov/abq, listen
to NOAA weather radio or your favorite media outlet.

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