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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
402 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND
NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...

.AN UNSEASONABLY STRONG AND COLD UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL BRING THE
POTENTIAL OF HEAVY SNOW TO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF NORTHEAST NEW
MEXICO SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. AS THE SYSTEM MOVES INTO EAST-CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO SUNDAY NIGHT...COLDER AIR FROM EASTERN COLORADO WILL MOVE
INTO NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING...LOWERING
SNOW LEVELS.

NMZ513-515-527-252200-
/O.NEW.KABQ.WS.A.0012.150427T0000Z-150428T0000Z/
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
402 AM MDT SAT APR 25 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SEVERAL INCHES TO LOCALLY NEAR ONE FOOT.

* TIMING...RAIN AND VERY HIGH ELEVATION SNOW SUNDAY WILL GRADUALLY
  CHANGE OVER TO SNOW SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH SUNDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW LEVELS...DROPPING TO 6500 FEET BY MONDAY MORNING WITH
  ACCUMULATING SNOW LEVELS FALLING TO AROUND 7500 FEET.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS ABOVE 8000 FEET WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED
  AND ICY. THE VISIBILITY WILL DROP WELL BELOW A HALF MILE DURING
  PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW.

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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