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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1159 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...PARADE OF WINTER STORMS TO CONTINUE FOR PORTIONS OF NEW
MEXICO...

.WHILE ONE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE IS DEPARTING NEW
MEXICO...ANOTHER IS QUICKLY MOVING IN BEHIND IT. THIS WILL ALLOW
NEW BATCHES OF SNOW TO DEVELOP OVER NORTHWESTERN TO WEST CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO TODAY...SPREADING INTO SOME CENTRAL TO NORTH CENTRAL
AREAS OF THE STATE TONIGHT. MANY VALLEY AND LOWER ELEVATION
LOCALES WILL BEGIN TO WARM ABOVE FREEZING LATE SATURDAY
MORNING...HOWEVER...THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CENTRAL TO
NORTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO WILL LIKELY STAY UNDER A THREAT FOR
PROLONGED SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. SOME OF THE
HIGHER PEAKS ABOVE 10000 FEET NEAR THE COLORADO BORDER COULD
OBSERVE ANOTHER 1 TO 3 FEET OF SNOW THROUGH SUNDAY.

NMZ512>515-527-280300-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150301T2300Z/
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
1159 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST SUNDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
MST SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES
  THROUGH TODAY. TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AN ADDITIONAL 10 TO 20
  INCHES IS EXPECTED ABOVE 8500 FEET...WITH 4 TO 10 INCHES BELOW
  8000 FEET. HEAVIER SNOW AMOUNTS THIS WEEKEND WILL FAVOR WEST AND
  SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES ABOVE 8500 FEET.

* TIMING...WHILE SNOW HAS CURRENTLY DECREASED IN COVERAGE AND
  INTENSITY...ADDITIONAL BATCHES OF NEW SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO
  INCREASE OVER THE AREA THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PERIODS OF
  HEAVY SNOW WILL THEN CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY WHEN THE
  SNOW LEVEL WILL LIFT TO AROUND 8000 FEET.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW PACKED
  AND ICY ROADWAYS ARE EXPECTED ALONG WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES
  IN LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW. ROAD CLOSURES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1159 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...PARADE OF WINTER STORMS TO CONTINUE FOR PORTIONS OF NEW
MEXICO...

.WHILE ONE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE IS DEPARTING NEW
MEXICO...ANOTHER IS QUICKLY MOVING IN BEHIND IT. THIS WILL ALLOW
NEW BATCHES OF SNOW TO DEVELOP OVER NORTHWESTERN TO WEST CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO TODAY...SPREADING INTO SOME CENTRAL TO NORTH CENTRAL
AREAS OF THE STATE TONIGHT. MANY VALLEY AND LOWER ELEVATION
LOCALES WILL BEGIN TO WARM ABOVE FREEZING LATE SATURDAY
MORNING...HOWEVER...THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CENTRAL TO
NORTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO WILL LIKELY STAY UNDER A THREAT FOR
PROLONGED SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. SOME OF THE
HIGHER PEAKS ABOVE 10000 FEET NEAR THE COLORADO BORDER COULD
OBSERVE ANOTHER 1 TO 3 FEET OF SNOW THROUGH SUNDAY.

NMZ510-511-280300-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150301T2300Z/
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
1159 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST SUNDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM
MST SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES
  THROUGH LATE TODAY. TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AN ADDITIONAL 10 TO
  30 INCHES IS EXPECTED ABOVE 8500 FEET...WITH 4 TO 10 INCHES
  BELOW 8000 FEET. HEAVIER SNOW AMOUNTS THIS WEEKEND WILL FAVOR
  WEST AND SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES ABOVE 8500 FEET.

* TIMING...WHILE SNOW HAS CURRENTLY DECREASED IN COVERAGE AND
  INTENSITY...ADDITIONAL BATCHES OF NEW SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO
  INCREASE OVER THE AREA THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PERIODS OF
  HEAVY SNOW WILL THEN CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY WHEN THE
  SNOW LEVEL WILL LIFT TO AROUND 8000 FEET.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW PACKED
  AND ICY ROADWAYS ARE EXPECTED ALONG WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES
  IN LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW. ROAD CLOSURES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1159 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...PARADE OF WINTER STORMS TO CONTINUE FOR PORTIONS OF NEW
MEXICO...

.WHILE ONE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE IS DEPARTING NEW
MEXICO...ANOTHER IS QUICKLY MOVING IN BEHIND IT. THIS WILL ALLOW
NEW BATCHES OF SNOW TO DEVELOP OVER NORTHWESTERN TO WEST CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO TODAY...SPREADING INTO SOME CENTRAL TO NORTH CENTRAL
AREAS OF THE STATE TONIGHT. MANY VALLEY AND LOWER ELEVATION
LOCALES WILL BEGIN TO WARM ABOVE FREEZING LATE SATURDAY
MORNING...HOWEVER...THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CENTRAL TO
NORTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO WILL LIKELY STAY UNDER A THREAT FOR
PROLONGED SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. SOME OF THE
HIGHER PEAKS ABOVE 10000 FEET NEAR THE COLORADO BORDER COULD
OBSERVE ANOTHER 1 TO 3 FEET OF SNOW THROUGH SUNDAY.

NMZ502-503-280300-
/O.EXB.KABQ.WS.W.0008.150227T1900Z-150228T1500Z/
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
1159 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST
SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES
  LATE TODAY INTO TONIGHT. LOCALIZED AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES MAY BE
  POSSIBLE ON THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN PEAKS...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE
  COLORADO BORDER.

* TIMING...WHILE SNOW HAS TEMPORARILY DECREASED IN COVERAGE AND
  INTENSITY...ADDITIONAL BATCHES OF SNOW WILL DEVELOP AND INCREASE
  OVER THE AREA THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON. PERIODIC SNOW WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH THE LATE MORNING SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE
  TO SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN
  FALLING SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1159 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...PARADE OF WINTER STORMS TO CONTINUE FOR PORTIONS OF NEW
MEXICO...

.WHILE ONE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE IS DEPARTING NEW
MEXICO...ANOTHER IS QUICKLY MOVING IN BEHIND IT. THIS WILL ALLOW
NEW BATCHES OF SNOW TO DEVELOP OVER NORTHWESTERN TO WEST CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO TODAY...SPREADING INTO SOME CENTRAL TO NORTH CENTRAL
AREAS OF THE STATE TONIGHT. MANY VALLEY AND LOWER ELEVATION
LOCALES WILL BEGIN TO WARM ABOVE FREEZING LATE SATURDAY
MORNING...HOWEVER...THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CENTRAL TO
NORTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO WILL LIKELY STAY UNDER A THREAT FOR
PROLONGED SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. SOME OF THE
HIGHER PEAKS ABOVE 10000 FEET NEAR THE COLORADO BORDER COULD
OBSERVE ANOTHER 1 TO 3 FEET OF SNOW THROUGH SUNDAY.

NMZ504-280300-
/O.CAN.KABQ.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-150227T1900Z/
/O.EXB.KABQ.WS.W.0008.150227T1900Z-150228T1500Z/
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
1159 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST SATURDAY...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST
SATURDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES
  LATE TODAY INTO TONIGHT.

* TIMING...WHILE SNOW HAS TEMPORARILY DECREASED IN COVERAGE AND
  INTENSITY...ADDITIONAL BATCHES OF SNOW WILL DEVELOP AND INCREASE
  OVER THE AREA THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON. PERIODIC SNOW WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH THE LATE MORNING SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE
  TO SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN
  FALLING SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1159 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...PARADE OF WINTER STORMS TO CONTINUE FOR PORTIONS OF NEW
MEXICO...

.WHILE ONE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE IS DEPARTING NEW
MEXICO...ANOTHER IS QUICKLY MOVING IN BEHIND IT. THIS WILL ALLOW
NEW BATCHES OF SNOW TO DEVELOP OVER NORTHWESTERN TO WEST CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO TODAY...SPREADING INTO SOME CENTRAL TO NORTH CENTRAL
AREAS OF THE STATE TONIGHT. MANY VALLEY AND LOWER ELEVATION
LOCALES WILL BEGIN TO WARM ABOVE FREEZING LATE SATURDAY
MORNING...HOWEVER...THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CENTRAL TO
NORTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO WILL LIKELY STAY UNDER A THREAT FOR
PROLONGED SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. SOME OF THE
HIGHER PEAKS ABOVE 10000 FEET NEAR THE COLORADO BORDER COULD
OBSERVE ANOTHER 1 TO 3 FEET OF SNOW THROUGH SUNDAY.

NMZ516-280300-
/O.EXT.KABQ.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150228T1500Z/
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
1159 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST SATURDAY...

THE WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8
AM MST SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 4 INCHES
  THIS EVENING INTO TONIGHT.

* TIMING...WHILE SNOW HAS TEMPORARILY DECREASED IN COVERAGE AND
  INTENSITY...ADDITIONAL BATCHES OF SNOW WILL DEVELOP AND INCREASE
  OVER THE AREA THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PERIODIC SNOW WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH THE LATE MORNING SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE
  TO SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN
  FALLING SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1159 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...PARADE OF WINTER STORMS TO CONTINUE FOR PORTIONS OF NEW
MEXICO...

.WHILE ONE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE IS DEPARTING NEW
MEXICO...ANOTHER IS QUICKLY MOVING IN BEHIND IT. THIS WILL ALLOW
NEW BATCHES OF SNOW TO DEVELOP OVER NORTHWESTERN TO WEST CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO TODAY...SPREADING INTO SOME CENTRAL TO NORTH CENTRAL
AREAS OF THE STATE TONIGHT. MANY VALLEY AND LOWER ELEVATION
LOCALES WILL BEGIN TO WARM ABOVE FREEZING LATE SATURDAY
MORNING...HOWEVER...THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CENTRAL TO
NORTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO WILL LIKELY STAY UNDER A THREAT FOR
PROLONGED SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. SOME OF THE
HIGHER PEAKS ABOVE 10000 FEET NEAR THE COLORADO BORDER COULD
OBSERVE ANOTHER 1 TO 3 FEET OF SNOW THROUGH SUNDAY.

NMZ518-521-280300-
/O.EXT.KABQ.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150228T1500Z/
SANTA FE METRO AREA-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
1159 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST SATURDAY...

THE WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8
AM MST SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES
  TONIGHT IN LOWER ELEVATIONS...INCLUDING THE SANTA FE METRO AREA.
  HIGHER MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS SUCH AS THE SANDIA AND MANZANO
  MOUNTAINS WILL OBSERVE ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 6 INCHES
  TONIGHT.

* TIMING...WHILE SNOW HAS TEMPORARILY DECREASED IN COVERAGE AND
  INTENSITY...ADDITIONAL BATCHES OF SNOW WILL DEVELOP AND INCREASE
  OVER THE AREA THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PERIODIC SNOW WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH THE LATE MORNING SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE
  TO SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN
  FALLING SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1159 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...PARADE OF WINTER STORMS TO CONTINUE FOR PORTIONS OF NEW
MEXICO...

.WHILE ONE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE IS DEPARTING NEW
MEXICO...ANOTHER IS QUICKLY MOVING IN BEHIND IT. THIS WILL ALLOW
NEW BATCHES OF SNOW TO DEVELOP OVER NORTHWESTERN TO WEST CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO TODAY...SPREADING INTO SOME CENTRAL TO NORTH CENTRAL
AREAS OF THE STATE TONIGHT. MANY VALLEY AND LOWER ELEVATION
LOCALES WILL BEGIN TO WARM ABOVE FREEZING LATE SATURDAY
MORNING...HOWEVER...THE HIGHER MOUNTAINS OF NORTH CENTRAL TO
NORTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO WILL LIKELY STAY UNDER A THREAT FOR
PROLONGED SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. SOME OF THE
HIGHER PEAKS ABOVE 10000 FEET NEAR THE COLORADO BORDER COULD
OBSERVE ANOTHER 1 TO 3 FEET OF SNOW THROUGH SUNDAY.

NMZ519-280300-
/O.EXT.KABQ.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150228T1500Z/
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
1159 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST SATURDAY...

THE WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8
AM MST SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 4 INCHES
  THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

* TIMING...WHILE SNOW HAS TEMPORARILY DECREASED IN COVERAGE AND
  INTENSITY...ADDITIONAL BATCHES OF SNOW WILL DEVELOP AND INCREASE
  OVER THE AREA THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON. PERIODIC SNOW WILL
  CONTINUE THROUGH THE LATE MORNING SATURDAY.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
  LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE
  TO SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN
  FALLING SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1054 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

COZ060-066>068-280200-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.W.0021.150227T2100Z-150303T0000Z/
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
INCLUDING...INDEPENDENCE PASS...MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE...
NORTH PASS...SOUTH FORK...CREEDE...CUMBRES PASS...WOLF CREEK PASS
1054 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 5 PM MST MONDAY...

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...THE UPPER RIO
  GRANDE VALLEY...THE LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FEET AND
  THE EASTERN SAWATCH RANGE ABOVE 11000 FEET...INCLUDING CUMBRES
  PASS...WOLF CREEK PASS...SOUTH FORK...CREEDE...NORTH PASS AND
  MONARCH PASS.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A MOIST...PACIFIC JET STREAM WILL BRING
  PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS TO THE CONTINENTAL
  DIVIDE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 FEET.

* WIND...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 35 GUSTING OVER 50 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE DUE TO
  HEAVY...BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES AND
  ICY...SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WINTER STORMS MAY HAVE STRONG WINDS AND REDUCED VISIBILITY DUE TO
HEAVY SNOWFALL AND BLOWING SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF OVER
8 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS MAY OCCUR. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO
TRAVEL IN THE WATCH AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...LISTEN TO
THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER
TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL IN OR THROUGH THE
WATCH AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE WATCH...TAKE ALONG A WINTER
SURVIVAL KIT.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1010 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...ANOTHER POWERFUL WEEKEND STORM FOR SOUTHWEST COLORADO...

.A WEAK FRONT SET UP NEAR THE INTERSTATE 70 CORRIDOR THIS MORNING
THAT WILL PRODUCE SOME CONTINUED LIGHT SNOW INTO THE AFTERNOON.
THEN ATTENTION TURNS TO THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS AS A MOIST AND
UNSETTLED SOUTHWEST FLOW SETS UP THIS AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY. THE
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ARE FAVORED WITH THIS STORM WITH
NEIGHBORING MOUNTAINS EXPECTED TO GET SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL AS
WELL. THE FIRST PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TONIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. THERE WILL ALSO BE LULLS IN THE SNOWFALL
WITH ONE LULL CURRENTLY TIMED FOR SUNDAY. MORE SNOW IS EXPECTED IS
EXPECTED THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

COZ018-019-280115-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.150227T1900Z-150303T0300Z/
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
1010 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE
  CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS.

* TIMING...THROUGH MONDAY EVENING. SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES
  ESPECIALLY TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 FEET WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS
  EXPECTED FROM SILVERTON SOUTHEAST TO THE NEW MEXICO BORDER.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS SATURDAY AND
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE
  THIS WEEKEND INTO MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1010 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...ANOTHER POWERFUL WEEKEND STORM FOR SOUTHWEST COLORADO...

.A WEAK FRONT SET UP NEAR THE INTERSTATE 70 CORRIDOR THIS MORNING
THAT WILL PRODUCE SOME CONTINUED LIGHT SNOW INTO THE AFTERNOON.
THEN ATTENTION TURNS TO THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS AS A MOIST AND
UNSETTLED SOUTHWEST FLOW SETS UP THIS AFTERNOON INTO MONDAY. THE
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ARE FAVORED WITH THIS STORM WITH
NEIGHBORING MOUNTAINS EXPECTED TO GET SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL AS
WELL. THE FIRST PERIOD OF HEAVY SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TONIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. THERE WILL ALSO BE LULLS IN THE SNOWFALL
WITH ONE LULL CURRENTLY TIMED FOR SUNDAY. MORE SNOW IS EXPECTED IS
EXPECTED THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

COZ022-023-280115-
/O.CON.KGJT.WS.W.0004.150228T0100Z-150303T0300Z/
ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
1010 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 8 PM MST MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE THIS EVENING AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 FEET THROUGH MONDAY.

* SNOW LEVELS...MAY SEE RAIN OR A RAIN SNOW MIX IN THE
  AFTERNOONS BELOW 7000 FEET.

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

* VISIBILITY...RESTRICTED AT TIMES IN HEAVY SNOW.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME DIFFICULT THIS WEEKEND
  FOR THE VALLEYS OF SOUTHWEST COLORADO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

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