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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1200 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

NMZ501>506-508>510-512>514-516-517-520-281000-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHAMA...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...
ESPANOLA...FARMINGTON...GALLUP...GLENWOOD...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...
QUEMADO...RED RIVER...SOCORRO...TAOS
1200 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.NOW...
AREAS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST OVER WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO...THOUGH IT WILL BECOME A LITTLE MORE WIDESPREAD ACROSS
NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO THROUGH 3 AM MST...BUT
REMAINING MUCH MORE SPOTTY IN WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO
WEST OF THE DIVIDE. SNOW WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHT TO MODERATE WITH
AMOUNTS RANGING FROM ONE TO TWO INCHES. SNOW COVERED ROADS MAY BECOME
THE RULE RATHER THAN THE EXCEPTION NEAR AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40.
IN ADDITION...VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE AT
TIMES IN SNOW AND FOG. EXPECT DIFFICULT WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS.
FOR THE LATEST NEW MEXICO ROAD CONDITIONS CALL 5 1 1 OR VISIT N M
ROADS DOT COM.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1200 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

NMZ515-522>540-281000-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-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-QUAY COUNTY-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CARRIZOZO...
CLAYTON...CLINES CORNERS...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...ELK...FORT SUMNER...
GRAN QUIVIRA...LAS VEGAS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PICACHO...PORTALES...
RATON...SPRINGER...ROSWELL...ROY...RUIDOSO...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
1200 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.NOW...
PATCHES OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN
NEW MEXICO. THROUGH 3 AM MST...SNOW WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHT TO
BRIEFLY MODERATE WITH AMOUNTS BETWEEN A HALF INCH TO 2 INCHES
LIKELY. IN ADDITION...AREAS OF FREEZING FOG WILL PERSIST OVER THE
EASTERN HIGHLANDS AND ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN
CHAIN WITH VISIBILITY OCCASIONALLY REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER
MILE. EXPECT DIFFICULT OR DANGEROUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH
ICY ROADS. FOR THE LATEST NEW MEXICO ROAD CONDITIONS CALL 5 1 1 OR
VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1200 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

NMZ507-511-518-519-521-281000-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
GRANTS...LOS ALAMOS...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE
1200 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 3 AM MST...BATCHES OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVER
THE WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND HIGHLANDS...THEN MOVE EAST ACROSS THE
RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND INTO THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. THE ALBUQUERQUE AND
SANTA FE METRO AREAS WILL CONTINUE TO BE IMPACTED BY LIGHT TO
MODERATE SNOW WITH ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS BETWEEN ONE AND TWO AND A HALF
INCHES. GREATER AMOUNTS NEAR THREE OR FOUR INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
SANDIA AND MANZANO MOUNTAINS. EXPECT DIFFICULT OR DANGEROUS WINTER
DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH ICY ROADS. FOR THE LATEST NEW MEXICO ROAD
CONDITIONS CALL 5 1 1 OR VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM.

$$

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