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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
845 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

NMZ512>515-521>533-537>539-270700-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-DE BACA COUNTY-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
GUADALUPE COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-UNION COUNTY-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CARRIZOZO...
CLAYTON...CLINES CORNERS...CONCHAS...FORT SUMNER...GRAN QUIVIRA...
LAS VEGAS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...PICACHO...
RATON...SPRINGER...RED RIVER...ROSWELL...ROY...RUIDOSO...
SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA ROSA
845 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH MIDNIGHT MST...PATCHES OF LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE
SNOW WILL BE SLOWLY INCREASING ACROSS MUCH OF THE EAST HALF OF NEW
MEXICO THROUGH THE REST OF THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG WILL ALSO LIKELY
DEVELOP OR OTHERWISE LINGER OVER THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN AND
ADJACENT HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS. VISIBILITIES MAY FALL BELOW ONE MILE
IN SNOW AND FOG AT TIMES. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS RANGING FROM
A HALF INCH TO AROUND 2 INCHES ARE LIKELY IN THE LOWER TERRAIN
WITH UP TO 3 INCHES OR SO IN AND JUST EAST OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN
CHAIN. GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MOST PASSES AND CANYONS
WITHIN THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN. MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT TO
ENCOUNTER WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH SLICK AND ICY ROADS. FOR
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS DIAL 5 1 1 OR VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM.

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