Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
454 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...ACCUMULATING SNOW THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY FOR PORTIONS OF
NORTHERN AND WESTERN NEW MEXICO...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PASS NORTH OF NEW MEXICO
TODAY AND TONIGHT STEERING BANDS OF PRECIPITATION OVER NORTHERN
AND WESTERN AREAS. SNOW HAS ALREADY BEGUN ACROSS NORTHWEST NEW
MEXICO AND WILL CONTINUE TODAY...HOWEVER...RAIN OR A RAIN SNOW
MIX MAY DEVELOP AT LOWER ELEVATIONS AS THE SNOW LEVEL RISES THIS
AFTERNOON. PRECIPITATION WILL BECOME HEAVIEST AND MOST WIDESPREAD
THIS EVENING AS A COLD FRONT CROSSES FROM WEST TO EAST DROPPING
THE SNOW LEVEL TO VALLEY BOTTOMS. GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY
THE SNOW TODAY...AND WILL CONTINUE OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS
TONIGHT...LEADING TO AREAS OF REDUCED VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW.
FOR THE LATEST NEW MEXICO ROAD CONDITIONS CALL 511 OR VISIT
NMROADS.COM.

NMZ503-232300-
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FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
454 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST TUESDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTALING 2 TO 5 INCHES AT ELEVATIONS BELOW
  6500 FEET WITH 5 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE ABOVE 6500
  FEET...INCLUDING AROUND DULCE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY BUT MAY MIX WITH RAIN THIS
  AFTERNOON. PRECIPITATION WILL BECOME ALL SNOW AND INCREASE
  FURTHER IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY AS A COLD FRONT CROSSES THIS
  EVENING. SNOW SHOULD TAPER OFF EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 30 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS EARLY THIS MORNING...BUT THE SNOW LEVEL MAY RISE NEAR
  7000 FEET THIS AFTERNOON...BUT IT WILL LOWER QUICKLY WITH THE
  PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT EARLY THIS EVENING.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOWPACKED AND ICY. AREAS OF
  REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW WILL ADD TO THE HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

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NMZ502-510-511-232300-
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CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
454 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTALING 3 TO 6 INCHES AT ELEVATIONS NEAR
  OR BELOW 7500 FEET WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES POSSIBLE OVER THE HIGHER
  TERRAIN. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY...INCREASING IN COVERAGE AND
  INTENSITY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SNOW SHOULD BEGIN TO
  TAPER OFF EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 35 MPH. STRONGER
  SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 50 MPH POSSIBLE
  OVER RIDGETOPS TODAY.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS THIS MORNING BUT MAY RISE BETWEEN 7000 AND 7500 FEET
  THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER QUICKLY TO VALLEY BOTTOMS
  BEHIND A COLD FRONT THIS EVENING.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOWPACKED AND ICY. AREAS OF
  REDUCED VISIBILITY IN BLOWING SNOW WILL ADD TO THE HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

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.
&&

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NMZ505-507-508-517-518-232300-
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WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
454 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
5 AM MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 5 AM MST TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES AT ELEVATIONS NEAR OR BELOW
  7500 FEET WITH 4 TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF
  THE SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING AS A COLD FRONT CROSSES
  FROM WEST TO EAST. SNOW SHOULD TAPER OFF EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 30 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...DROPPING TO VALLEY BOTTOMS BEHIND THE COLD FRONTAL
  PASSAGE.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS MAY BECOME SNOWPACKED AND ICY. AREAS OF
  REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW WILL ADD TO THE HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE RESTRICTED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING
AND BLOWING SNOW.

&&

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NMZ501-232300-
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NORTHWEST PLATEAU-
454 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 5 AM MST TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTALING 2 TO 5 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING...BUT MAY MIX WITH RAIN
  THIS AFTERNOON. PRECIPITATION WILL BECOME ALL SNOW AND INCREASE
  FURTHER IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY AS A COLD FRONT CROSSES THIS
  EVENING. SNOW SHOULD TAPER OFF EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 30 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS THIS MORNING BUT THE SNOW LEVEL MAY RISE NEAR 6500
  FEET THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER QUICKLY WITH THE
  PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT EARLY THIS EVENING.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS MAY BECOME SNOWPACKED AND ICY...INCLUDING
  HIGHWAY 550. AREAS OF REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW WILL
  ADD TO THE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE RESTRICTED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING
AND BLOWING SNOW.

&&

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NMZ515-232300-
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EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
454 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 5 AM MST TUESDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS..2 TO 5 INCHES AT ELEVATIONS NEAR OR BELOW
  7500 FEET WITH 5 TO 9 INCHES POSSIBLE OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL OCCUR AT TIMES TODAY BEFORE INCREASING IN
  COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SNOW SHOULD
  BEGIN TO TAPER OFF EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...WEST SUSTAINED AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 35 MPH.
  STRONGER SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 50 MPH
  POSSIBLE OVER RIDGETOPS AND EXPOSED AREAS TODAY.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS THIS MORNING. THE SNOW LEVEL MAY RISE NEAR 7500 FEET
  THIS AFTERNOON BUT IS EXPECTED TO QUICKLY LOWER AGAIN THIS
  EVENING.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS MAY BECOME SNOWPACKED AND ICY. AREAS OF
  REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW WILL ADD TO THE HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE RESTRICTED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING
AND BLOWING SNOW.

&&

$$

NMZ504-506-232300-
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NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
454 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES AT ELEVATIONS NEAR OR BELOW
  7500 FEET WITH 5 TO 9 INCHES POSSIBLE OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY INTERMITTENTLY BUT MAY MIX
  WITH RAIN BELOW 7500 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. PRECIPITATION WILL
  BECOME ALL SNOW AND INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY AS A COLD
  FRONT CROSSES THIS EVENING. SNOW SHOULD TAPER OFF EARLY TUESDAY
  MORNING.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 45 MPH THIS
  AFTERNOON...BECOMING 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH AFTER
  SUNSET.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS THIS MORNING...BUT THE SNOW LEVEL MAY RISE NEAR 7500
  FEET THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER QUICKLY WITH THE
  PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT EARLY THIS EVENING.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS MAY BECOME SNOWPACKED AND ICY...SUCH AS
  HIGHWAY 550 AND INTERSTATE 40 OVER THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.
  AREAS OF REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW WILL ADD TO THE
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE RESTRICTED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING
AND BLOWING SNOW.

&&

$$

NMZ512>514-516-232300-
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WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
454 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS..3 TO 5 INCHES AT ELEVATIONS NEAR OR BELOW
  7500 FEET WITH 5 TO 9 INCHES POSSIBLE OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN.
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY TODAY...BEFORE
  INTENSIFYING THIS EVENING. SNOW SHOULD BEGIN TO TAPER OFF EARLY
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...WEST SUSTAINED AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 35 MPH.
  STRONGER SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 50 MPH
  POSSIBLE OVER RIDGETOPS AND EXPOSED AREAS TODAY.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS THIS MORNING BUT MAY RISE NEAR 7500 FEET THIS
  AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO QUICKLY LOWER AGAIN THIS
  EVENING.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS MAY BECOME SNOWPACKED AND ICY...SUCH AS
  STATE HIGHWAY 38 FROM RED RIVER TO EAGLE NEST AND HIGHWAY 64
  FROM TAOS TO ANGEL FIRE. AREAS OF REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN
  BLOWING SNOW WILL ADD TO THE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE RESTRICTED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING
AND BLOWING SNOW.

&&

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