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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
437 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SPRING STORM TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.A FEW TO SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED ACROSS
PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND WESTERN NEW MEXICO TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CROSSES FROM THE WEST
SOUTHWEST. THE SNOW LEVEL WILL START ABOVE 8500 FEET...BUT A
POWERFUL BACK DOOR COLD FRONT WILL CROSS FROM THE EAST THIS
EVENING LOWERING THE SNOW LEVEL TO VALLEY BOTTOMS. EASTERLY
UPSLOPE FLOW WILL FAVOR THE EAST SLOPES AND HIGHER PEAKS OF THE
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS FOR THE GREATEST SNOW AMOUNTS...WHICH
SHOULD REACH AROUND 15 INCHES. IN ADDITION...STRONG SOUTHEAST
WINDS WILL BLOW ACROSS THE JEMEZ AND WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS WITH
GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH CAUSING WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES AND
DRIFTING SNOW. FOR THE LATEST NEW MEXICO ROAD CONDITIONS GO TO
NMROADS.COM...OR DIAL 1.800.432.4269.

NMZ506-511-010600-
/O.EXB.KABQ.WW.Y.0017.160501T0000Z-160502T0000Z/
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
437 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 PM MDT SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES IN THE WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS
  AND 4 TO 8 INCHES ON MOUNT TAYLOR AND THE JEMEZ MOUNTAINS. LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS ON EAST FACING SLOPES.

* TIMING...RAIN AND SNOW DURING THE EARLY EVENING WILL CHANGE OVER
  TO ALL SNOW TONIGHT AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES THROUGH SUNDAY
  MORNING. SNOWFALL WILL DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST AT 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50
  MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. REMAINING STRONG SUNDAY MORNING...THEN
  GRADUALLY WEAKENING SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW LEVELS...STARTING ABOVE 8500 FEET DURING THE EARLY
  EVENING...THEN DROPPING TO VALLEY BOTTOMS BY LATE TONIGHT.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...PERIODS OF WHITE OUT CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
  LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING WITH SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND
  DRIFTING OF SNOW. SNOW DRIFTS UP TO 1 FOOT ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
  WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...AND UP TO 2 FEET IN THE JEMEZ
  MOUNTAINS. ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY.

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
437 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SPRING STORM TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.A FEW TO SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED ACROSS
PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND WESTERN NEW MEXICO TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CROSSES FROM THE WEST
SOUTHWEST. THE SNOW LEVEL WILL START ABOVE 8500 FEET...BUT A
POWERFUL BACK DOOR COLD FRONT WILL CROSS FROM THE EAST THIS
EVENING LOWERING THE SNOW LEVEL TO VALLEY BOTTOMS. EASTERLY
UPSLOPE FLOW WILL FAVOR THE EAST SLOPES AND HIGHER PEAKS OF THE
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS FOR THE GREATEST SNOW AMOUNTS...WHICH
SHOULD REACH AROUND 15 INCHES. IN ADDITION...STRONG SOUTHEAST
WINDS WILL BLOW ACROSS THE JEMEZ AND WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS WITH
GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH CAUSING WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES AND
DRIFTING SNOW. FOR THE LATEST NEW MEXICO ROAD CONDITIONS GO TO
NMROADS.COM...OR DIAL 1.800.432.4269.

NMZ510-512-527-010600-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-160502T0000Z/
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
437 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT
SUNDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  ON EAST FACING SLOPES.

* TIMING...RAIN AND SNOW EARLY THIS EVENING WILL CHANGE OVER TO
  ALL SNOW BY LATE EVENING WHILE INCREASING IN COVERAGE AND
  INTENSITY. PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW ARE EXPECTED
  OVERNIGHT...BEFORE SNOWFALL MODERATES AND PERSISTS THROUGH
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...GENERALLY OUT OF THE EAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH. STRENGTHENING
  AND SHIFTING OUT OF THE NORTH OVER RATON RIDGE LATE TONIGHT AND
  SUNDAY MORNING WITH SPEEDS FROM 20 TO 30 MPH AND HIGHER GUSTS.

* SNOW LEVELS...STARTING ABOVE 8500 FEET EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN
  DROPPING TO VALLEY BOTTOMS BY LATE EVENING.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY. SOME
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW IS EXPECTED. THE VISIBILITY WILL
  DROP BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES TONIGHT DURING PERIODS OF
  HEAVY 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.

&&

$$

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
437 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SPRING STORM TONIGHT AND SUNDAY...

.A FEW TO SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED ACROSS
PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND WESTERN NEW MEXICO TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CROSSES FROM THE WEST
SOUTHWEST. THE SNOW LEVEL WILL START ABOVE 8500 FEET...BUT A
POWERFUL BACK DOOR COLD FRONT WILL CROSS FROM THE EAST THIS
EVENING LOWERING THE SNOW LEVEL TO VALLEY BOTTOMS. EASTERLY
UPSLOPE FLOW WILL FAVOR THE EAST SLOPES AND HIGHER PEAKS OF THE
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS FOR THE GREATEST SNOW AMOUNTS...WHICH
SHOULD REACH AROUND 15 INCHES. IN ADDITION...STRONG SOUTHEAST
WINDS WILL BLOW ACROSS THE JEMEZ AND WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS WITH
GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH CAUSING WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES AND
DRIFTING SNOW. FOR THE LATEST NEW MEXICO ROAD CONDITIONS GO TO
NMROADS.COM...OR DIAL 1.800.432.4269.

NMZ502-516-528-529-010600-
/O.EXA.KABQ.WW.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-160502T0000Z/
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
437 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT
SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES...EXCEPT 4 TO 8 INCHES IN THE
  CHUSKA MOUNTAINS. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ON EAST FACING SLOPES
  OF ELEVATED TERRAIN.

* TIMING...RAIN AND SNOW EARLY THIS EVENING WILL CHANGE OVER TO
  ALL SNOW BY LATE THIS EVENING. PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW
  ARE EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING...BEFORE THE SNOW
 DECREASES IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST AND EAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS IN
  THE NORTHEAST AND FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS...AND AROUND TAOS.
  SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND IN
  TAOS.

* SNOW LEVELS...STARTING ABOVE 8500 FEET DURING THE EARLY
  EVENING...WILL DROP TO VALLEY BOTTOMS BY LATE TONIGHT. THE SNOW
  LEVEL WILL THEN LIFT TO NEAR 7000 FEET ACROSS NORTHEAST AREAS
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON...AND TO NEAR 8500 FEET ACROSS THE CHUSKA
  MOUNTAINS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY. SOME
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW IS EXPECTED. THE VISIBILITY WILL
  DROP BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES TONIGHT DURING PERIODS OF
  HEAVY 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 CHEYENNE WY
332 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE NEBRASKA PANHANDLE
THIS AFTERNOON...

.A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY MOVE EAST FROM SOUTH CENTRAL
NEBRASKA INTO EASTERN NEBRASKA THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WRAP
AROUND MOISTURE WILL BRING PERIODS OF MODERATE SNOW TO THE
NEBRASKA PANHANDLE THIS AFTERNOON ALONG WITH GUSTY NORTH TO
NORTHEAST WINDS.

NEZ020-054-055-010300-
/O.EXT.KCYS.WW.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-160501T0300Z/
BANNER-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARRISBURG...KIMBALL...BROWNSON...
SIDNEY
332 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EARLY EVENING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...WILL VARY GREATLY ACROSS THE AREA
  DEPENDING ON ELEVATION. GENERALLY 1 TO 2 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL
  SNOW FALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS ALONG RIDGE TOPS. RAIN OR A RAIN AND SNOW MIX WILL OCCUR
  AT LOWER ELEVATIONS.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY....NORTH TO NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH
  TONIGHT INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.
  VISIBILITIES AS LOW AS ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES DUE TO SLICK AND SNOW
  COVERED ROADS.

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 CHEYENNE WY
332 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE NEBRASKA PANHANDLE
THIS AFTERNOON...

.A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY MOVE EAST FROM SOUTH CENTRAL
NEBRASKA INTO EASTERN NEBRASKA THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WRAP
AROUND MOISTURE WILL BRING PERIODS OF MODERATE SNOW TO THE
NEBRASKA PANHANDLE THIS AFTERNOON ALONG WITH GUSTY NORTH TO
NORTHEAST WINDS.

NEZ019-021-010300-
/O.EXT.KCYS.WW.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-160501T0300Z/
SCOTTS BLUFF-MORRILL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SCOTTSBLUFF...GERING...ANGORA...
BRIDGEPORT...BAYARD...REDINGTON
332 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW CONTINUING THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL VARY GREATLY
  DEPENDING ON ELEVATION. UPWARDS OF AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 3 INCHES
  OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE ALONG HIGHER ELEVATIONS SUCH AS RIDGE TOPS.
  RAIN OR A RAIN AND SNOW MIX WILL OCCUR LOWER ELEVATIONS SUCH AS
  THROUGH MUCH OF THE NORTH PLATTE RIVER VALLEY.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WIND AT 5 TO 10 MPH...
  INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. VISIBILITIES WILL
  BE AS LOW ONE HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES DUE TO LOW VISIBILITIES
  AND AREAS OF SLICK AND SNOWPACKED ROADS.

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 NORTH PLATTE NE
341 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

NEZ005-025-036-037-056>058-010600-
/O.CON.KLBF.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160501T0600Z/
EASTERN CHERRY-THOMAS-MCPHERSON-LOGAN-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VALENTINE...THEDFORD...HALSEY...TRYON...
RINGGOLD...STAPLETON...CHAPPELL...BIG SPRINGS...OGALLALA...
PAXTON...GRANT
341 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016 /241 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT
/MIDNIGHT MDT/ SUNDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT
/MIDNIGHT MDT/ SUNDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS THEN
  DIMINISH OVERNIGHT.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES ARE LIKELY WITH LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS. ADDITIONAL SNOW THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT
  SHOULD AMOUNT TO LESS THAN A HALF OF AN INCH.

* WIND...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH...DECREASING OVERNIGHT.

* IMPACTS...VISIBILITY WILL FALL TO A MILE IN PERIODS OF SNOW.
  ROAD CONDITIONS MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS... ESPECIALLY OVERNIGHT
  TONIGHT AS TEMPERATURES FALL INTO THE LOWER 30S.

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.

&&

$$

SJACOBS

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
207 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...SPRING STORM BRINGS MORE SNOW BACK INTO CENTRAL WYOMING ABOVE
6000 FEET...

A STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW...WITH
ACCUMULATING SNOW MAINLY ABOVE 6500 FEET THROUGH THIS EVENING.

WYZ015-010600-
/O.CON.KRIW.WW.Y.0023.000000T0000Z-160501T0600Z/
WIND RIVER MOUNTAINS EAST-
207 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING
  BEFORE TAPERING OFF NEAR MIDNIGHT. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL
  SHOULD BE FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* SNOWFALL...TOTAL SNOWDALL OF 4 TO 10 INCHES.

* WIND AND VISIBILITY...INCREASING NORTH TO NORTHEAST WIND AT 15
  TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH. VISIBILITY OF ONE HALF MILE OR
  LESS IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW COVERED OR SLUSHY ROADWAYS ARE ANTICIPATED.
  MOTORISTS SHOULD MONITOR ROAD CONDITIONS BEFORE TRAVELING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING... ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

&&

$$

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