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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
501 AM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

...ACCUMULATING SNOW AND A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION TONIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN NEW
MEXICO...

.A powerful back door cold front and deepening storm to the west
will combine to bring heavy snow to all the northern mountains.
In addition to the snow will be brief periods of sleet and
freezing rain. In addition, record-breaking cold air with wind
chills near or below zero will increase this dangerous storm.
Snow could linger through mid-week in the east if wrap around
moisture develops.

NMZ216>218-221-231>233-251800-
/O.EXA.KABQ.WS.A.0007.201026T0000Z-201027T1200Z/
Upper Rio Grande Valley-Espanola Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Sandia/Manzano Mountains Including Edgewood-Harding County-
Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-
501 AM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 7
  inches and locally up to 10 inches, with ice accumulations of a
  light glaze possible. Winds could gust as high as 45 or 50 mph
  in the Rio Grande Valley.

* WHERE...Upper Rio Grande Valley, Espanola Valley, Santa Fe
  Metro Area, Sandia and Manzano Mountains including Edgewood,
  Harding County, Eastern San Miguel County and Guadalupe County.

* WHEN...From Sunday evening through late Monday night.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Record cold temperatures will exacerbate
  the hazardous travel conditions and create dangerous wind chills.
  For the latest New Mexico road conditons call 511 or visit
  nmroads.com.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
501 AM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

...ACCUMULATING SNOW AND A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION TONIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN NEW
MEXICO...

.A powerful back door cold front and deepening storm to the west
will combine to bring heavy snow to all the northern mountains.
In addition to the snow will be brief periods of sleet and
freezing rain. In addition, record-breaking cold air with wind
chills near or below zero will increase this dangerous storm.
Snow could linger through mid-week in the east if wrap around
moisture develops.

NMZ211-222-223-230-251800-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.A.0007.201026T0000Z-201027T1200Z/
Jemez Mountains-Estancia Valley-Central Highlands-Union County-
501 AM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and mixed precipitation possible. Total snow
  accumulations of 3 to 6 inches, except 6 to 12 inches above
  7500 feet. Ice accumulations of a light glaze possible. Winds
  could gust as high as 40 mph.

* WHERE...Estancia Valley, Jemez Mountains, Central Highlands and
  Union County.

* WHEN...From Sunday evening through late Monday night.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel on Interstate 40 and other highways
  over northern and central New Mexico will be impacted. Near
  record cold temperatures will exacerbate the hazardous travel
  conditions. For the latest New Mexico road conditons call 511 or
  visit nmroads.com.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
501 AM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

...ACCUMULATING SNOW AND A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION TONIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN NEW
MEXICO...

.A powerful back door cold front and deepening storm to the west
will combine to bring heavy snow to all the northern mountains.
In addition to the snow will be brief periods of sleet and
freezing rain. In addition, record-breaking cold air with wind
chills near or below zero will increase this dangerous storm.
Snow could linger through mid-week in the east if wrap around
moisture develops.

NMZ203-204-206-207-224-251800-
/O.EXB.KABQ.WS.A.0007.201026T1200Z-201027T1200Z/
Far Northwest Highlands-Northwest Highlands-
West Central Mountains-West Central Highlands-
South Central Highlands-
501 AM MDT Sun Oct 25 2020

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow
  accumulations of 4 to 7 inches with isolated amounts up to 10
  inches. Local ice accumulations of a light glaze possible.

* WHERE...Far Northwest Highlands, Northwest Highlands, West
  Central Mountains, West Central Highlands and South Central
  Highlands.

* WHEN...From Monday morning through late Monday night.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel on Interstate 40 from the Bernalillo
  and Cibola County line to Fort Wingate and other highways over
  western New Mexico will be impacted. Near record cold
  temperatures will exacerbate the hazardous travel conditions.
  For the latest New Mexico road conditons call 511 or visit
  nmroads.com.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

&&

$$

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