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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1023 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

TXZ001>003-006-007-011-016-031230-
/O.CON.KAMA.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-161203T1800Z/
DALLAM-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-HARTLEY-MOORE-OLDHAM-DEAF SMITH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DALHART...STRATFORD...SPEARMAN...
GRUVER...HARTLEY...CHANNING...DUMAS...VEGA...HEREFORD
1023 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
SATURDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
SATURDAY FOR THE NORTHWEST AND WESTERN SECTIONS OF THE TEXAS
PANHANDLE.

* EVENT...LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE NORTHWEST AND
  WESTERN SECTIONS OF THE TEXAS PANHANDLE LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE
  INTO SATURDAY MORNING BEFORE TRANSITIONING BACK TO LIGHT RAIN
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON. TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES
  ARE ANTICIPATED...WITH THE OVERALL HIGHEST AMOUNTS EXPECTED IN THE
  SOUTHWEST TEXAS PANHANDLE.

* TIMING...LATE TONIGHT THROUGH NOON SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...ROADS...BRIDGES...AND OVERPASSES IN THE ADVISORY
  AREA MAY BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS. EXERCISE CAUTION IF
  TRAVELING ON AREA ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

ANDRADE

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
803 PM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTRY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED FOR PARTS OF NEW MEXICO WITH
ACCUMULATING SNOW IN OUR SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT
HIGHLANDS...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO DEEPEN TONIGHT AS IT
MOVES SOUTHEASTWARD OVER THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN
SONORA. THIS WILL PRODUCE MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOW OVER
THE SOUTHWESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF NEW MEXICO...AS
WELL AS LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW OVER THE SURROUNDING HIGH PLAINS
AND FOOTHILLS OF EASTERN LINCOLN AND SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTIES. A
COUPLE INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN THE
SOCORRO AND CARRIZOZO AREAS. PRECIPITATION WILL BE A WINTRY MIX OF
RAIN...SLEET...FREEZING DRIZZLE AND SNOW IN THE EAST CENTRAL
PLAINS.

NMZ526-539-540-031200-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0021.161203T0700Z-161204T1600Z/
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
803 PM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 9 AM MST SUNDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...FOUR TO EIGHT INCHES OVER THE SOUTH
  CENTRAL MOUNTAINS WITH LOCALLY GREATER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE OVER
  THE PEAKS. TWO TO FOUR INCHES OVER EASTERN LINCOLN AND
  SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTIES.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL BECOME MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY
  HEAVY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...CONTINUING INTERMITTENTLY
  SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF SUNDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST TO EAST 10 TO 20 MPH...GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS MAY RISE TO AROUND 6500 FEET
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON...BUT WILL LOWER AGAIN SATURDAY NIGHT.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY AND ACCUMULATE ON
  ROADS...CREATING TREACHEROUS CONDITIONS FOR TRAVELERS THROUGH
  SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO INCLUDING HIGHWAY 70 FROM RUIDOSO TO
  THE CHAVES COUNTY LINE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
803 PM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTRY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED FOR PARTS OF NEW MEXICO WITH
ACCUMULATING SNOW IN OUR SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT
HIGHLANDS...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO DEEPEN TONIGHT AS IT
MOVES SOUTHEASTWARD OVER THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN
SONORA. THIS WILL PRODUCE MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOW OVER
THE SOUTHWESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF NEW MEXICO...AS
WELL AS LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW OVER THE SURROUNDING HIGH PLAINS
AND FOOTHILLS OF EASTERN LINCOLN AND SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTIES. A
COUPLE INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN THE
SOCORRO AND CARRIZOZO AREAS. PRECIPITATION WILL BE A WINTRY MIX OF
RAIN...SLEET...FREEZING DRIZZLE AND SNOW IN THE EAST CENTRAL
PLAINS.

NMZ508-520-031200-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0021.161203T0700Z-161203T1900Z/
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
803 PM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO NOON MST SATURDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ONE TO TWO INCHES SURROUNDING THE RIO
  GRANDE VALLEY WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 6 INCHES OVER THE
  HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE SOUTHWESTERN MOUNTAINS OF NEW MEXICO.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL BECOME MORE PERSISTENT AROUND
  MIDNIGHT WITH OCCASIONAL BURSTS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW
  THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS SATURDAY. SNOW WILL BEGIN TO
  TAPER OFF INTO THE LATE MORNING HOURS SATURDAY.

* WINDS...GENERALLY NORTH NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH WITH SOME
  OCCASIONAL HIGHER GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH TONIGHT IN THE RIO
  GRANDE VALLEY.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS WILL BE LOWERING TO VALLEY FLOORS
  BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...SNOW MAY ACCUMULATE ON ROADS...RESULTING IN
  HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. VISIBILITIES WILL ALSO BE
  REDUCED IN PERIODS OF SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
803 PM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTRY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED FOR PARTS OF NEW MEXICO WITH
ACCUMULATING SNOW IN OUR SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT
HIGHLANDS...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO DEEPEN TONIGHT AS IT
MOVES SOUTHEASTWARD OVER THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN
SONORA. THIS WILL PRODUCE MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOW OVER
THE SOUTHWESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF NEW MEXICO...AS
WELL AS LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW OVER THE SURROUNDING HIGH PLAINS
AND FOOTHILLS OF EASTERN LINCOLN AND SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTIES. A
COUPLE INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN THE
SOCORRO AND CARRIZOZO AREAS. PRECIPITATION WILL BE A WINTRY MIX OF
RAIN...SLEET...FREEZING DRIZZLE AND SNOW IN THE EAST CENTRAL
PLAINS.

NMZ533>537-031200-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0021.161203T0700Z-161204T1600Z/
GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
DE BACA COUNTY-
803 PM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 9 AM MST SUNDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ONE TO FOUR INCHES OF SNOW WITH SMALL
  AMOUNTS OF SLEET AND A THIN LAYER OF FREEZING DRIZZLE ALL
  POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...PRECIPITATION WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY
  LATE TONIGHT WITH A MIX OF RAIN...SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING
  DRIZZLE POSSIBLE. PRECIPITATION MAY OCCASIONALLY TURN TO RAIN
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE TRANSITIONING BACK TO SNOW OR A
  WINTRY MIX SATURDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...GENERALLY NORTHEAST TO EAST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE ABOVE THE SURFACE SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON...LOWERING AGAIN SATURDAY EVENING.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...SNOW AND POSSIBLY ICE MAY ACCUMULATE ON
  ROADS...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.
  VISIBILITIES WILL ALSO BE REDUCED IN PRECIPITATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...
OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
HAZARDOUS ROAD CONDITIONS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
803 PM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTRY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED FOR PARTS OF NEW MEXICO WITH
ACCUMULATING SNOW IN OUR SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT
HIGHLANDS...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO DEEPEN TONIGHT AS IT
MOVES SOUTHEASTWARD OVER THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN
SONORA. THIS WILL PRODUCE MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOW OVER
THE SOUTHWESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF NEW MEXICO...AS
WELL AS LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW OVER THE SURROUNDING HIGH PLAINS
AND FOOTHILLS OF EASTERN LINCOLN AND SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTIES. A
COUPLE INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN THE
SOCORRO AND CARRIZOZO AREAS. PRECIPITATION WILL BE A WINTRY MIX OF
RAIN...SLEET...FREEZING DRIZZLE AND SNOW IN THE EAST CENTRAL
PLAINS.

NMZ524-525-031200-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0021.161203T0700Z-161203T1900Z/
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
803 PM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO NOON MST SATURDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ONE TO THREE INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...
  THEN CONTINUE INTERMITTENTLY SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT
  BEFORE TAPERING OFF SUNDAY.

* WINDS...GENERALLY NORTHEAST TO EAST 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS TO
  AROUND 30 MPH POSSIBLE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...ESPECIALLY BELOW
  CANYONS.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS WILL BE LOWERING TO VALLEY FLOORS
  BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY AND ACCUMULATE ON
  ROADS...CREATING HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
855 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

TXZ021-022-027-028-031400-
/O.CON.KLUB.WW.Y.0004.161203T0300Z-161203T1800Z/
PARMER-CASTRO-BAILEY-LAMB-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRIONA...BOVINA...FARWELL...DIMMITT...
HART...MULESHOE...LITTLEFIELD...OLTON
855 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
SATURDAY...

* TIMING...A COLD RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO A WINTRY MIX OF
  FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW TONIGHT AND PERSIST THROUGH
  SATURDAY MORNING.

* AMOUNTS...SNOW AND SLEET TOTALS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF THE ADVISORY AREA...WITH ONLY LIGHT
  ICE TOTALS EXPECTED. ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE ON GRASSY AREAS
  WITH MAINLY SLUSH ACCUMULATING ON ROADS AND OVERPASSES.

* MAIN IMPACTS...THE WET SNOW AND SLEET WILL ACCUMULATE ON TREES
  AND POWER LINES. SLUSHY ROADS ARE EXPECTED TO MAKE TRAVEL
  SLIPPERY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
331 PM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTER STORM SYSTEM TO BRING A WINTERY MIX OF PRECIPITATION
ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.A DEEP UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL APPROACH SOUTHERN
NEW MEXICO FROM THE WEST TONIGHT AND SATURDAY WHILE COLDER AIR
FLOWS INTO THE LOWER ELEVATIONS FROM THE NORTH BEHIND A FRONTAL
PASSAGE TONIGHT. THIS WEATHER PATTERN DROPS TEMPERATURES AND
BRINGS MOISTURE TO THE REGION WITH INCREASING CHANCES FOR
PRECIPITATION. MOST OF THE AREA WILL SEE RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS.
MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS. LESSER AMOUNTS ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS THE GILA AND BLACK AS WELL AS THE NUMEROUS SKY
ISLANDS ACROSS THE AREA. IN ADDITION SOME SNOW IS EXPECTED OVER
THE LOWLANDS OF SIERRA COUNTY AS WELL AS SMALLER PORTIONS OF
HIDALGO AND LUNA COUNTIES. DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL
OCCUR DUE TO ICY SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY. GUSTY
WINDS COULD ALSO CREATE BLOWING SNOW CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT.

NMZ401-403>407-409-030700-
/O.EXB.KEPZ.WW.Y.0009.161203T0700Z-161204T1500Z/
UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHERN GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY-LOWLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-
UPLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN-
SIERRA COUNTY LAKES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIFF...BUCKHORN...GILA HOT SPRINGS...
MULE CREEK...MIMBRES...HURLEY...FAYWOOD...GRANT COUNTY AIRPORT...
LORDSBURG...RED ROCK...VIRDEN...ANTELOPE WELLS...ANIMAS...
HACHITA...CLOVERDALE...DEMING...COLUMBUS...
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES...DERRY...SPACEPORT
331 PM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
8 AM MST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO 8 AM MST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...RAIN SHOWERS DEVELOPING THIS EVENING AND TURNING TO
  SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT AND TOWARDS SUNRISE.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES COULD RESULT IN
  SOME SNOW PACKED ROADS AND DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH COULD PRODUCE SOME
  BLOWING SNOW AND LOW VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
331 PM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTER STORM SYSTEM TO BRING A WINTERY MIX OF PRECIPITATION
ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.A DEEP UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL APPROACH SOUTHERN
NEW MEXICO FROM THE WEST TONIGHT AND SATURDAY WHILE COLDER AIR
FLOWS INTO THE LOWER ELEVATIONS FROM THE NORTH BEHIND A FRONTAL
PASSAGE TONIGHT. THIS WEATHER PATTERN DROPS TEMPERATURES AND
BRINGS MOISTURE TO THE REGION WITH INCREASING CHANCES FOR
PRECIPITATION. MOST OF THE AREA WILL SEE RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS.
MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS. LESSER AMOUNTS ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS THE GILA AND BLACK AS WELL AS THE NUMEROUS SKY
ISLANDS ACROSS THE AREA. IN ADDITION SOME SNOW IS EXPECTED OVER
THE LOWLANDS OF SIERRA COUNTY AS WELL AS SMALLER PORTIONS OF
HIDALGO AND LUNA COUNTIES. DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL
OCCUR DUE TO ICY SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY. GUSTY
WINDS COULD ALSO CREATE BLOWING SNOW CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT.

NMZ402-030700-
/O.EXT.KEPZ.WW.Y.0009.161203T0200Z-161204T0700Z/
SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SILVER CITY...LAKE ROBERTS...KINGSTON...
FORT BAYARD
331 PM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO MIDNIGHT MST SATURDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...RAIN SHOWERS DEVELOPING THIS EVENING AND THEN TURNING
  TO SNOW OVERNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS SHOULD DIMINISH AFTER MID
  AFTERNOON ON SATURDAY.X

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES...HIGHEST OVER THE
  BLACK RANGE...WILL RESULT IN SOME SNOW PACKED ROADS AND
  DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH LATE NIGHT COULD
  PRODUCE SOME BLOWING SNOW AND LOW VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
331 PM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTER STORM SYSTEM TO BRING A WINTERY MIX OF PRECIPITATION
ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.A DEEP UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL APPROACH SOUTHERN
NEW MEXICO FROM THE WEST TONIGHT AND SATURDAY WHILE COLDER AIR
FLOWS INTO THE LOWER ELEVATIONS FROM THE NORTH BEHIND A FRONTAL
PASSAGE TONIGHT. THIS WEATHER PATTERN DROPS TEMPERATURES AND
BRINGS MOISTURE TO THE REGION WITH INCREASING CHANCES FOR
PRECIPITATION. MOST OF THE AREA WILL SEE RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS.
MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WITH 6 TO 12 INCHES ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS. LESSER AMOUNTS ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS THE GILA AND BLACK AS WELL AS THE NUMEROUS SKY
ISLANDS ACROSS THE AREA. IN ADDITION SOME SNOW IS EXPECTED OVER
THE LOWLANDS OF SIERRA COUNTY AS WELL AS SMALLER PORTIONS OF
HIDALGO AND LUNA COUNTIES. DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS WILL
OCCUR DUE TO ICY SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY. GUSTY
WINDS COULD ALSO CREATE BLOWING SNOW CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT.

NMZ408-030700-
/O.EXT.KEPZ.WW.Y.0009.161203T0700Z-161204T1500Z/
EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HILLSBORO...WINSTON
331 PM MST FRI DEC 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
8 AM MST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...RAIN SHOWERS DEVELOPING LATE EVENING AND TURNING TO
  SNOW OVERNIGHT.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES COULD RESULT IN
  SOME SNOW PACKED ROADS AND DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH COULD PRODUCE SOME
  BLOWING SNOW AND LOW VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

BIRD

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