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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
901 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

..SNOW WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND NORTHERN NEW MEXICO
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.A MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
TO MUCH OF WESTERN AND NORTHERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH THIS EVENING.
SNOW AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE COMMON ABOVE 6000 FEET...WHILE
3 TO 5 INCHES WILL PREVAIL AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS. TRAVEL MAY BECOME
HAZARDOUS. CHECK NMROADS.COM OR DIAL 511 BEFORE HEADING OUT TO
CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS.

NMZ517-518-180600-
/O.EXB.KABQ.WW.Y.0019.141217T1601Z-141218T0600Z/
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
901 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST
THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...AROUND 5000 FEET THIS MORNING INCREASING TO NEAR
  6000 FEET DURING THE AFTERNOON.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
  LOW VISIBILITIES IN FALLING SNOW AND SNOWPACKED AND ICY ROADWAYS.

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.

FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS...DIAL 511 OR 1.800.432.4269...OR
VISIT NMROADS.COM.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
901 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

..SNOW WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND NORTHERN NEW MEXICO
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.A MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
TO MUCH OF WESTERN AND NORTHERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH THIS EVENING.
SNOW AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE COMMON ABOVE 6000 FEET...WHILE
3 TO 5 INCHES WILL PREVAIL AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS. TRAVEL MAY BECOME
HAZARDOUS. CHECK NMROADS.COM OR DIAL 511 BEFORE HEADING OUT TO
CHECK THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS.

NMZ501>508-510>514-180600-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-141218T0600Z/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-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-
901 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM
MST THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 INCHES
  ABOVE 7500 FEET. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ABOVE 8500
  FEET AND ALONG WEST FACING SLOPES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...AROUND 5000 FEET THIS MORNING INCREASING TO NEAR
  6000 FEET DURING THE AFTERNOON.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT DUE TO A COMBINATION
  OF LOW VISIBILITIES IN FALLING SNOW AND SNOWPACKED AND ICY
  ROADWAYS. INTERSTATE 40 FROM GRANTS TO THE ARIZONA LINE MAY BE
  IMPACTED AS WELL AS HIGHWAY 550 NEAR THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE
  AND CEDAR HILL.

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.

FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS...DIAL 511 OR 1.800.432.4269...OR
VISIT NMROADS.COM.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
306 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

AZZ016-017-180300-
/O.CON.KFGZ.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-141218T0300Z/
EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM-WHITE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SHOW LOW
306 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS AT TIMES THROUGH EARLY EVENING...
  DECREASING DURING THE LATE EVENING.

* GENERAL EVENT TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES WITH 8 TO
  12 INCHES POSSIBLE ABOVE 9000 FEET. SEE DETAILS BELOW OR CONSULT
  POINT SPECIFIC FORECAST AT: WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

* ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL FROM 2 PM MST TODAY UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

         ALPINE  1 TO 2  INCHES    FOREST LAKES  1 TO 2  INCHES
 PINETOP-LKSIDE  1 TO 2  INCHES

* OTHER IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE IMPACTED AT TIMES DUE TO PERIODS
OF LOW VISIBILITY AND SNOW ACCUMULATION ON ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FALLING
SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

PLAN EXTRA TIME FOR TRAVEL...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. FOR
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS AND CLOSURES...CALL THE ADOT FREEWAY
MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AT 1 888 411 7623 OR VISIT THEIR WEB SITE AT
WWW.AZ511.COM.

ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION IS ON THE WEB AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
250 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

COZ066-068-180600-
/O.CON.KPUB.WW.Y.0035.000000T0000Z-141218T1000Z/
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
INCLUDING...NORTH PASS...CUMBRES PASS...WOLF CREEK PASS
250 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MST
THURSDAY...

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAN JUAN AND LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE
  10000 FEET...INCLUDING WOLF CREEK...CUMBRES...AND NORTH
  PASSES.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A COUPLE OF WEATHER DISTURBANCES WILL MOVE
  ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH TONIGHT...PRODUCING STEADY LIGHT
  SNOW...WITH PERIODS OF MODERATE SNOW THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 TO 8 INCHES.

* IMPACT...ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY...ESPECIALLY
  OVER THE MOUNTAIN PASSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL IN THE ADVISORY AREA DURING THE
TIME OF THE ADVISORY...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1228 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

COZ009-018-019-180330-
/O.CON.KGJT.WW.Y.0050.000000T0000Z-141218T1000Z/
GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...OURAY...TELLURIDE...
LAKE CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS
1228 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MST
THURSDAY...

* TIMING...AFTER A LULL THIS EARLY AFTERNOON...SNOW WILL BECOME
  WIDESPREAD INTO THE EVENING. SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH
  INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 5 INCHES.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL RESULT IN ICY AND SNOWPACKED
  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE MOUNTAIN SUMMITS. THE
  COMBINATION OF SNOW AND FOG WILL LIMIT VISIBILITY BELOW 1 MILE
  AT TIMES. AREAS OF DRIFTING SNOW WILL OCCUR ABOVE TIMBERLINE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

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