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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
930 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

...HEAVY SNOW EVENT COMING TO NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
THURSDAY NIGHT INTO THE WEEKEND....

.A SLOW MOVING AND MOISTURE-RICH PACIFIC SYSTEM HEADING FOR
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN ARIZONA WILL COLLIDE WITH A
WESTBOUND COLD FRONT ACROSS NEW MEXICO ON THURSDAY TO SET UP A
BROAD AND LONGSTANDING AREA OF WINTRY WEATHER ACROSS THE STATE
WELL INTO THE WEEKEND. SNOW WILL COME TO AN END BY LATE SATURDAY
AS THE STORM SHIFTS FURTHER SOUTH AND EAST ACROSS NORTHERN MEXICO
AND DRY AIR MOVES ACROSS THE STATE FROM THE NORTHWEST.

NMZ507-510>518-522>525-527-291300-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.A.0004.150130T1500Z-150201T0000Z/
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-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-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
930 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 INCHES
  OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE...PRIMARILY AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 8000 TO
  9000 FEET. SOME HIGHER PEAKS ABOVE 10000 FEET MAY SEE UPWARDS OF
  ONE TO TWO FEET OF FRESH SNOW ACCUMULATION. AMOUNTS OF 4 INCHES
  OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE AT ELEVATIONS BELOW 8000 FEET.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL START FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  MUCH OF THE DAY ON SATURDAY BEFORE GRADUALLY TAPERING OFF
  SATURDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...NO SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM
  SYSTEM.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS WILL FLUCTUATE...RISING TO NEAR 7000
  FEET DURING THE AFTERNOONS...AND FALLING BACK TO NEAR 5000 FEET
  DURING THE LATE NIGHTS AND EARLY MORNINGS. THE MOST SIGNIFICANT
  ACCUMULATIONS WILL GENERALLY BE CONFINED TO ELEVATIONS ABOVE
  8000 FEET.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HEAVY WET SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE AT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS...MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE OVER SOME
  MOUNTAIN PASSES AND OTHER HIGH ELEVATION ROADS. THE HEAVY WET
  SNOW COULD COMPROMISE THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF SOME ROOF
  TOPS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR A HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER EVENT IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
AREA. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS AT WEATHER.GOV/ABQ...LISTEN TO
NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE MEDIA OUTLET.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
930 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

...HEAVY SNOW EVENT COMING TO NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
THURSDAY NIGHT INTO THE WEEKEND....

.A SLOW MOVING AND MOISTURE-RICH PACIFIC SYSTEM HEADING FOR
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN ARIZONA WILL COLLIDE WITH A
WESTBOUND COLD FRONT ACROSS NEW MEXICO ON THURSDAY TO SET UP A
BROAD AND LONGSTANDING AREA OF WINTRY WEATHER ACROSS THE STATE
WELL INTO THE WEEKEND. SNOW WILL COME TO AN END BY LATE SATURDAY
AS THE STORM SHIFTS FURTHER SOUTH AND EAST ACROSS NORTHERN MEXICO
AND DRY AIR MOVES ACROSS THE STATE FROM THE NORTHWEST.

NMZ502-506-508-521-526-291300-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.A.0004.150130T0700Z-150201T0000Z/
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
930 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 8
  INCHES OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE...PRIMARILY AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE
  8000 TO 9000 FEET. SOME HIGHER PEAKS ABOVE 10000 FEET MAY SEE
  UPWARDS OF ONE TO TWO FEET OF FRESH SNOW ACCUMULATION.

* TIMING...SNOW START WILL THURSDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  SATURDAY. SNOW INTENSITY WILL DECREASE WITH REDUCED COVERAGE
  LATE SATURDAY.

* WINDS...NO SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM
  SYSTEM.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS WILL FLUCTUATE...RISING TO NEAR 6500
  FEET DURING THE AFTERNOONS...AND FALLING BACK TO NEAR 5000 FEET
  DURING THE LATE NIGHTS AND EARLY MORNINGS. THE SIGNIFICANT
  ACCUMULATIONS WILL GENERALLY BE CONFINED TO ELEVATIONS ABOVE 7000
  FEET.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HEAVY WET SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE AT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS...MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE OVER SOME
  MOUNTAIN PASSES AND OTHER HIGH ELEVATION ROADS. THE HEAVY WET
  SNOW COULD COMPROMISE THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF SOME ROOF
  TOPS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR A HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER EVENT IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
AREA. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS AT WEATHER.GOV/ABQ...LISTEN TO
NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE MEDIA OUTLET.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
930 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

...HEAVY SNOW EVENT COMING TO NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
THURSDAY NIGHT INTO THE WEEKEND....

.A SLOW MOVING AND MOISTURE-RICH PACIFIC SYSTEM HEADING FOR
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN ARIZONA WILL COLLIDE WITH A
WESTBOUND COLD FRONT ACROSS NEW MEXICO ON THURSDAY TO SET UP A
BROAD AND LONGSTANDING AREA OF WINTRY WEATHER ACROSS THE STATE
WELL INTO THE WEEKEND. SNOW WILL COME TO AN END BY LATE SATURDAY
AS THE STORM SHIFTS FURTHER SOUTH AND EAST ACROSS NORTHERN MEXICO
AND DRY AIR MOVES ACROSS THE STATE FROM THE NORTHWEST.

NMZ519-291300-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.A.0004.150130T1500Z-150201T0000Z/
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
930 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 INCHES
  OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE...MAINLY AT ELEVATIONS AROUND AND ABOVE
  6000 FEET. THIS INCLUDES THE ALBUQUERQUE FOOTHILLS...PLACITAS...
  WESTERN RIO RANCHO AND HIGHER UP ON THE ALBUQUERQUE WEST MESA.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL START FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH
  MUCH OF THE DAY ON SATURDAY BEFORE GRADUALLY TAPERING OFF.

* WINDS...NO SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM
  SYSTEM.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS WILL FLUCTUATE...RISING TO NEAR 6000
  FEET DURING THE AFTERNOONS...AND FALLING BACK TO NEAR 5000 FEET
  DURING THE LATE NIGHTS AND EARLY MORNINGS. THE SIGNIFICANT
  ACCUMULATIONS WILL GENERALLY BE CONFINED TO ELEVATIONS NEAR AND
  ABOVE 6000 FEET.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HEAVY WET SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE ON SOME ROADS...
  MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT AND POTENTIALLY IMPOSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE
FOR A HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER EVENT IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
AREA. MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS AT WEATHER.GOV/ABQ...LISTEN TO
NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR FAVORITE MEDIA OUTLET.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
918 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

AZZ017-291200-
/O.CON.KFGZ.WS.A.0001.150130T1000Z-150201T0000Z/
WHITE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...SHOW LOW
918 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 8000 FEET...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN FALLING OVER THE WHITE MOUNTAINS AREA
  ABOVE 9000 FEET LATE THURSDAY NIGHT. SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY AT
  TIMES ABOVE 8000 FEET BY LATER FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
  MORNING...BEFORE TAPERING OFF SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW COULD FALL BETWEEN
  8000 FEET AND 9000 FEET WITH 12 TO 20 INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE
  ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* OTHER IMPACTS...ROADWAYS ABOVE 8000 FEET...SUCH AS HIGHWAYS
  191...261...273...AND 373 COULD BE AFFECTED BY HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW AND OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND STRONG WINDS. THESE CONDITIONS
MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
1026 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW EXPECTED LATE THURSDAY NIGHT AND
FRIDAY...

.INITIALLY WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK EASTWARD FROM THE GREAT
LAKES TO THE NEW ENGLAND COAST FRIDAY...WHERE IT WILL BEGIN TO
INTENSIFY RAPIDLY AS IT MOVES NORTHEAST TO THE CANADIAN
MARITIMES. THIS WILL BRING SNOW TO THE REGION THURSDAY NIGHT...
PERHAPS BECOMING HEAVY DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY IN WESTERN AND
CENTRAL MAINE. ALTHOUGH THIS WILL NOT PRODUCE THE AMOUNTS OF SNOW
WE SAW ON TUESDAY...6 INCHES OR MORE OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE IN THE
WATCH AREA.

MEZ007>009-012>014-018>028-291130-
/O.CON.KGYX.WS.A.0005.150130T0400Z-150131T1100Z/
NORTHERN OXFORD-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-CENTRAL SOMERSET-
SOUTHERN OXFORD-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-SOUTHERN SOMERSET-INTERIOR YORK-
INTERIOR CUMBERLAND-ANDROSCOGGIN-KENNEBEC-INTERIOR WALDO-
COASTAL YORK-COASTAL CUMBERLAND-SAGADAHOC-LINCOLN-KNOX-
COASTAL WALDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANDOVER...ROXBURY...UPTON...
WILSONS MILLS...COBURN GORE...RANGELEY...KINGFIELD...BINGHAM...
JACKMAN...RUMFORD...NORWAY...FRYEBURG...OXFORD...FARMINGTON...
WILTON...MADISON...SKOWHEGAN...PITTSFIELD...SANFORD...BERWICK...
NORTH WINDHAM...GORHAM...BRIDGTON...LEWISTON-AUBURN...
LIVERMORE FALLS...AUGUSTA...WATERVILLE...WINTERPORT...UNITY...
BIDDEFORD...SACO...OLD ORCHARD BEACH...KITTERY...PORTLAND...
SOUTH PORTLAND...WESTBROOK...BATH...TOPSHAM...BOOTHBAY HARBOR...
WISCASSET...WALDOBORO...CAMDEN...ROCKLAND...THOMASTON...BELFAST...
LINCOLNVILLE
1026 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...POTENTIAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES.

* TIMING...LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED MAKING TRAVEL
  DIFFICULT.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...5 TO 31 ABOVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
1010 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...A WINTER STORM TO AFFECT THE REGION LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE WEST THURSDAY
NIGHT. THE LOW IS EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY IN THE GULF OF MAINE
FRIDAY NIGHT AND THEN MOVE INTO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES SATURDAY.
HEAVY SNOW IS POSSIBLE AT TIMES FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
NIGHT. STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW
LATER FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.

MEZ002-005-006-011-017-030-032-291230-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.A.0003.150130T0900Z-150131T1500Z/
NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRESQUE ISLE...CARIBOU...VAN BUREN...
MARS HILL...MILLINOCKET...EAST MILLINOCKET...PATTEN...MEDWAY...
HOULTON...HODGDON...SHERMAN...SMYRNA MILLS...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...
SPRINGFIELD...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON...EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD...
DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...TOPSFIELD
1010 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...EASTERN MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE THURSDAY NIGHT OR EARLY FRIDAY
  MORNING AND CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...7 INCHES OR MORE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL LIKELY RESULT
  IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW MAY
  RESULT IN POOR VISIBILITIES FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTH AND INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL FROM THE LOWER 30S ON
  FRIDAY TOWARDS THE LOWER TEENS BY SATURDAY MORNING.

* VISIBILITIES...1/2 MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

VJN

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
1010 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...A WINTER STORM TO AFFECT THE REGION LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE WEST THURSDAY
NIGHT. THE LOW IS EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY IN THE GULF OF MAINE
FRIDAY NIGHT AND THEN MOVE INTO THE CANADIAN MARITIMES SATURDAY.
HEAVY SNOW IS POSSIBLE AT TIMES FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
NIGHT. STRONG WINDS WILL CAUSE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW
LATER FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-015-016-029-031-291230-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.A.0003.150130T0600Z-150131T1200Z/
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-
COASTAL HANCOCK-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALLAGASH...CLAYTON LAKE...MADAWASKA...
FORT KENT...FRENCHVILLE...BAKER LAKE...BILLY-JACK DEPOT...
BAXTER ST PARK...CHAMBERLAIN LAKE...CHURCHILL DAM...
MOUNT KATAHDIN...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD...BANGOR...
BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...
EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...
BLUE HILL...DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD
1010 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHERN MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE THURSDAY NIGHT OR EARLY FRIDAY
  MORNING AND CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...7 INCHES OR MORE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL LIKELY RESULT
  IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW MAY
  RESULT IN POOR VISIBILITY FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTH AND INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH WITH
  GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...WILL FALL FROM THE UPPER 20S TO LOW 30S ON
  FRIDAY TO THE LOWER TEENS BY SATURDAY MORNING.

* VISIBILITIES...1/2 MILE AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
656 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

COZ068-074-075-291200-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.A.0004.150130T1500Z-150201T0000Z/
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
INCLUDING...CUMBRES PASS...WOLF CREEK PASS...CUCHARA...
STONEWALL...WESTON...SPANISH PEAKS
656 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

...A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...THE EASTERN SAN JUANS ABOVE 10000 FEET...THE SPANISH
  PEAKS REGION AND THE SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STORM SYSTEM MOVING THROUGH THE DESERT
  SOUTHWEST WILL BRING ABUNDANT MOISTURE NORTHWARD INTO SOUTHERN
  COLORADO FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...LEADING TO MODERATE TO
  OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL OVER THE REGION.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...OVER A FOOT OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE BY
  LATE SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACT...ROADS WILL BECOME ICY AND SNOW COVERED...MAKING FOR
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. HEAVY WET SNOW WILL RESULT IN
  INCREASED AVALANCHE THREAT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR
SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS TO DEVELOP.

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
319 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

COZ019-290630-
/O.NEW.KGJT.WS.A.0002.150130T1500Z-150201T0000Z/
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SILVERTON...RICO
319 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON ABOVE 9000 FEET...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
WINTER STORM WATCH ABOVE 9000 FEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED FRIDAY
  EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...AROUND A FOOT POSSIBLE ABOVE 9000 FEET. A
  MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED BELOW 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME SLUSHY AND SNOW PACKED
  ESPECIALLY HIGHWAY 550 THROUGH THE SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ON FRIDAY
  NIGHT. HEAVY SNOW MAY RESTRICT VISIBILITY AT TIMES. SOME BLOWING
  AND DRIFTING OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND/OR BLOWING SNOW THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
300 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

AZZ510-511-514-291200-
/O.EXT.KTWC.WS.A.0001.150130T1200Z-150131T1900Z/
WHITE MOUNTAINS OF GRAHAM AND GREENLEE COUNTIES-
GALIURO AND PINALENO MOUNTAINS-CATALINA AND RINCON MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HANNAGAN MEADOW...MOUNT GRAHAM...
MOUNT LEMMON...SUMMERHAVEN
300 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING ABOVE 7000 FEET...

THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS
  OVER HIGHER TERRAIN. IN ADDITION...ROAD CLOSURES TO MOUNTAIN TOP
  LOCATIONS WILL LIKELY OCCUR.

* TIMING...THE PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN LATE THURSDAY AND CONTINUE
  THROUGH SATURDAY. HOWEVER...THE BEST PERIOD FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW
  TO OCCUR IS FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE FORECAST TO RANGE
  FROM 20 TO 26 INCHES ACROSS THE WHITE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN
  GREENLEE COUNTY...WHICH INCLUDES HANNAGAN MEADOW. SNOW
  ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 18 TO 22 INCHES ACROSS THE
  PINALENO MOUNTAINS OF SOUTH CENTRAL GRAHAM COUNTY...INCLUDING
  MT. GRAHAM. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE FORECAST TO RANGE FROM 12 TO
  16 INCHES ACROSS THE CATALINA AND RINCON MOUNTAINS NEAR TUCSON.

* SNOW LEVELS...SNOW LEVELS FRIDAY MORNING WILL BE AROUND 9000
  FEET. SNOW LEVELS WILL THEN LOWER TO AROUND 8000 FRIDAY
  EVENING...AND CONTINUE TO LOWER TO NEAR 7500 FEET BY MIDDAY
  SATURDAY.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY SERIOUSLY IMPACT TRAVEL. GUSTY WINDS
AND BLOWING SNOW IS ALSO POSSIBLE. THOSE PLANNING TRAVEL INTO THE
WATCH AREA SHOULD PREPARE FOR DIFFICULT WINTER DRIVING
CONDITIONS.

LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL TELEVISION OR RADIO
STATIONS...OR YOUR CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE PROVIDER FOR UPDATES
ON THIS DEVELOPING WINTER STORM.

&&

$$

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1242 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER STORM TO BRING HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW TO SOUTH CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO LATER THIS WEEK AND THIS WEEKEND...

.A POWERFUL AND SLOW MOVING WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL DELIVER
SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL TO HIGHER ELEVATIONS IN THE GILA REGION AND
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS STARTING THURSDAY EVENING. 4 TO 8 INCHES OR
MORE OF SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS HIGHER ELEVATIONS IN THE GILA
REGION...WHILE THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS IN THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS
AND ADJACENT EAST SLOPES COULD SEE 8 TO 12 INCHES OR MORE THROUGH
EARLY SATURDAY EVENING. UP TO 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOWFALL IS
EXPECTED IN LOWER ELEVATIONS FOR THE GILA REGION...AND FOOTHILLS
ALONG THE WESTERN AND SOUTHERN SLOPES OF THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS.

NMZ414>416-291300-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.WS.A.0003.150130T0700Z-150201T0700Z/
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MESCALERO...MOUNTAIN PARK...TIMBERON...
CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...APACHE SUMMIT...MAYHILL...SACRAMENTO...
PINON
1242 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 8 TO 12 INCHES OR MORE OVER HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS AND ALONG EASTERN SLOPES. 3 TO 6 INCHES OVER LOWER
  WESTERN AND SOUTHERN SLOPES.

* TIMING: SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN THURSDAY EVENING AND END AS
  LATE AS OVERNIGHT SATURDAY.

* IMPACT: HEAVY WET SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE AT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS...MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES. HEAVY
  SNOWS COULD COMPROMISE THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF SOME
  ROOFTOPS. DANGEROUSLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES ALSO POSSIBLE IN
  HEAVY SNOW. AS SNOW LEVELS FALL...ROADS AT HIGH ELEVATIONS WILL
  BECOME ICY AND SNOW PACKED.

* WINDS: EAST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS: MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS WILL INITIALLY BEGIN
  ABOVE 7000 FEET THURSDAY NIGHT...FALLING AS LOW AS 5000
  BEGINNING LATER FRIDAY EVENING.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$
TRIPOLI

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1242 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER STORM TO BRING HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW TO SOUTH CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO LATER THIS WEEK AND THIS WEEKEND...

.A POWERFUL AND SLOW MOVING WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL DELIVER
SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL TO HIGHER ELEVATIONS IN THE GILA REGION AND
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS STARTING THURSDAY EVENING. 4 TO 8 INCHES OR
MORE OF SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS HIGHER ELEVATIONS IN THE GILA
REGION...WHILE THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS IN THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS
AND ADJACENT EAST SLOPES COULD SEE 8 TO 12 INCHES OR MORE THROUGH
EARLY SATURDAY EVENING. UP TO 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOWFALL IS
EXPECTED IN LOWER ELEVATIONS FOR THE GILA REGION...AND FOOTHILLS
ALONG THE WESTERN AND SOUTHERN SLOPES OF THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS.

NMZ402-408-291300-
/O.NEW.KEPZ.WS.A.0003.150130T0700Z-150201T0700Z/
SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SILVER CITY...LAKE ROBERTS...KINGSTON...
FORT BAYARD...HILLSBORO...WINSTON
1242 PM MST WED JAN 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 4 TO 8 INCHES OR MORE.

* TIMING: SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN THURSDAY EVENING AND END AS
  LATE AS OVERNIGHT SATURDAY.

* IMPACT: HEAVY WET SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE AT HIGHER
  ELEVATIONS...MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES. HEAVY
  SNOWS COULD COMPROMISE THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF SOME ROOFTOPS.
  DANGEROUSLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES ALSO POSSIBLE IN HEAVY SNOW. AS
  SNOW LEVELS FALL...ROADS AT HIGH ELEVATIONS WILL BECOME ICY AND
  SNOW PACKED.

* WINDS:EAST TO SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS: MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS WILL INITIALLY BEGIN
  ABOVE 8000 FEET THURSDAY NIGHT...FALLING NEAR 6000 FEET AT TIMES
  THROUGH THE EVENT.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

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