COLFAX County, New Mexico
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Winter Storm Warning
NMZ512>515-527>529-531-532-270300-
/O.EXT.KABQ.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150227T1900Z/
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-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-HARDING COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
1153 AM MST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST FRIDAY...

THE WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL
NOON MST FRIDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 6 TO 10
INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY IN THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 7500 FEET. LOWER ELEVATION AREAS COULD SEE AN
ADDITIONAL 2 TO 6 INCHES OF ACCUMULATION.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND
INTENSITY THIS MORNING. AFTER A PERIOD OF LITTLE OR NO SNOW
ACCUMULATION THIS AFTERNOON...SNOW WILL INTENSIFY AND BECOME
HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT. SNOWFALL WILL THEN WEAKEN BUT SHOULD
CONTINUE TO ACCUMULATE THROUGH FRIDAY...ESPECIALLY ABOVE 7500
FEET.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW PACKED
AND ICY ROADWAYS ARE EXPECTED ALONG WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES
IN LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW. SNOW MAY FALL HEAVILY ENOUGH TONIGHT
FOR ROAD CLOSURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...
AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

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