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 MDT Fri Apr 28 2017


NMZ511-518-522-291100-
/O.EXA.KABQ.WS.W.0011.170429T0600Z-170430T0900Z/
Jemez Mountains-Santa Fe Metro Area-Estancia Valley-
249 PM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 3 AM
MDT SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for heavy snow, which is in effect from midnight
tonight to 3 AM MDT Sunday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Generally 4 to 8 inches, with over one foot
  possible in the Jemez Mountains.

* TIMING...Snow will become heavier and more widespread late
  tonight through Saturday, then taper off Saturday evening.

* WINDS...Increasing east 15 to 25 mph tonight, then turning north
  Saturday.

* SNOW LEVELS...Will be cold enough for snow at all elevations
  overnight through Saturday.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Travel may become hazardous or impossible over
  portions of north central New Mexico Saturday, especially on
  Interstate 25 near Santa Fe, Interstate 40 between Sedillo Hill
  and Moriarty and Highway 285. In addition, heavy snow
  accumulating on trees that have already leafed-out may lead to
  tree damage and falling limbs.


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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NMZ512>515-521-523-527>531-291100-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0011.170429T0600Z-170430T0900Z/
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-
Central Highlands-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-Union County-
Harding County-
249 PM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 3 AM MDT SUNDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Generally 6 to 12 inches over portions of
  northeast New Mexico. Areas along the Colorado border near Raton
  Pass east through northern Union County, including the peaks of
  the Sangre De Cristo Mountains, may see amounts between 12 and
  18 inches.

* TIMING...Snow will become heavier and more widespread late tonight
  through Saturday, then taper off late Saturday evening.

* WINDS...Increasing north to northeast at 20 to 25 mph. Stronger
  northerly winds between 25 and 30 mph with occasional gusts over
  40 mph are forecast to develop late tonight into Saturday across
  the Northeast Plains, Raton Ridge and Far Northeast Highlands.

* SNOW LEVELS...Snow levels will fall rapidly late tonight and
  temperatures will quickly become cold enough for snow at all
  locations.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Travel may become hazardous or impossible over
  portions of northeast New Mexico Saturday, especially on
  Interstate 25 between Glorieta Pass and Raton Pass, Highways 64
  and 87 from Raton to Clayton and Interstate 40 near Clines
  Corners. In addition, heavy snow accumulating on trees that have
  already leafed-out may lead to tree damage and falling limbs.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and blowing 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.

For the latest road conditions, dial 511 or 1.800.432.4269, or
visit nmroads.com.

&&

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NMZ510-516-517-532-533-291100-
/O.NEW.KABQ.WW.Y.0014.170429T0600Z-170430T0900Z/
San Juan Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Eastern San Miguel County-
Guadalupe County-
249 PM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
3 AM MDT SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect from midnight
tonight to 3 AM MDT Sunday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Generally 3 to 5 inches, with up to 8
  inches across the Tusas Mountains.

* TIMING...Snow will increase in coverage and intensity overnight
  and peak Saturday morning. Snow will gradually diminish Saturday
  evening.

* WINDS...North 20 to 25 mph with higher gusts across the East
  Central Plains, otherwise north at 10 to 20 mph.

* SNOW LEVELS...Temperatures will be cold enough for snow at all
  locations overnight into Saturday.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Travel may become hazardous over portions of
  New Mexico Saturday, especially on Interstate 40 near and west
  of Santa Rosa and along Highway 285 near Espanola.

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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