Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
1027 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...WINTER STORM IMPACTS NEW MEXICO THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING...

.A significant winter storm will impact New Mexico today through
early Saturday morning. Large snowfall totals are likely,
especially along the Continental Divide and in the Tusas, Jemez,
Sangre de Cristos and Southwest Mountains. This storm will likely
cause significant travel impacts today and tonight across western
and central New Mexico. Breezy to windy conditions will cause
some blowing and drifting snow with greatly reduced visibilities.

NMZ512>514-516-230000-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-190223T1200Z/
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
Upper Rio Grande Valley-
1027 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches in
  the Upper Rio Grande Valley with 6 to 12 inches in the
  mountains. Locally higher amounts possible on west facing slopes
  and high peaks. Winds gusting around 40 mph will cause areas of
  blowing and drifting snow.

* WHERE...West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Northern
  Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet including Red River,
  Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet and Upper Rio
  Grande Valley.

* WHEN...Through 5 AM MST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to
  impossible on roadways. Periods of very low visibility are
  likely in falling and blowing snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for New Mexico can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1 or 1-800-432-4269.

&&

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NMZ501>503-510-230000-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-190223T1200Z/
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
San Juan Mountains-
1027 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 10 inches,
  except 10 to 20 inches above 7500 feet. Locally higher amounts
  are possible along the highest peaks near the Colorado border.

* WHERE...Northwest Plateau, Chuska Mountains, Far Northwest
  Highlands and San Juan Mountains.

* WHEN...Through 5 AM MST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very difficult to
  impossible, especially from the Continental Divide to the
  Arizona border. Roads will be treacherous due to snowpacked and
  icy roadways. Periods of poor visibility will occur in falling
  snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for New Mexico can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1 or 1-800-432-4269.

&&

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NMZ504>509-511-230000-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-190223T1200Z/
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-Jemez Mountains-
1027 AM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches,
  except 10 to 20 inches above 7500 feet. Locally higher amounts
  are possible along the highest peaks of the Southwest Mountains.
  South winds gusting around 40 mph today will create blowing and
  drifting snow.

* WHERE...Northwest Highlands, West Central Plateau, West
  Central Mountains, West Central Highlands, Southwest
  Mountains, San Francisco River Valley and Jemez Mountains.

* WHEN...Through 5 AM MST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will become very difficult to
  impossible. including the I-40 corridor near and west of Grants
  to the Continental Divide. Periods of very poor visibility are
  likely in falling and blowing snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest road conditions for New Mexico can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1 or 1-800-432-4269.

&&

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