Taos County, New Mexico
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Weather Alerts: Taos County, New Mexico
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Winter Storm Warning
NMZ513>515-010600-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160502T0000Z/
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
437 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT SUNDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
AROUND 15 INCHES ON HIGHER PEAKS AND EAST FACING SLOPES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY THIS
EVENING. PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE LATE
NIGHT HOURS...BEFORE MODERATING ON SUNDAY MORNING AND PERSISTING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...GENERALLY OUT OF THE EAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...STARTING ABOVE 8500 FEET...THEN DROPPING TO
VALLEY BOTTOMS THIS EVENING.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY. SOME
BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW IS EXPECTED. THE VISIBILITY WILL
DROP BELOW A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES TONIGHT DURING PERIODS OF
HEAVY SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
NMZ502-516-528-529-010600-
/O.EXA.KABQ.WW.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-160502T0000Z/
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
437 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT
SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES...EXCEPT 4 TO 8 INCHES IN THE
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ON EAST FACING SLOPES
OF ELEVATED TERRAIN.

* TIMING...RAIN AND SNOW EARLY THIS EVENING WILL CHANGE OVER TO
ALL SNOW BY LATE THIS EVENING. PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW
ARE EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING...BEFORE THE SNOW
DECREASES IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST AND EAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS IN
THE NORTHEAST AND FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS...AND AROUND TAOS.
SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND IN
TAOS.

* SNOW LEVELS...STARTING ABOVE 8500 FEET DURING THE EARLY
EVENING...WILL DROP TO VALLEY BOTTOMS BY LATE TONIGHT. THE SNOW
LEVEL WILL THEN LIFT TO NEAR 7000 FEET ACROSS NORTHEAST AREAS
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...AND TO NEAR 8500 FEET ACROSS THE CHUSKA
MOUNTAINS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY. SOME
BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW IS EXPECTED. THE VISIBILITY WILL
DROP BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES TONIGHT DURING PERIODS OF
HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
NMZ510-512-527-010600-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-160502T0000Z/
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
437 PM MDT SAT APR 30 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT
SUNDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
ON EAST FACING SLOPES.

* TIMING...RAIN AND SNOW EARLY THIS EVENING WILL CHANGE OVER TO
ALL SNOW BY LATE EVENING WHILE INCREASING IN COVERAGE AND
INTENSITY. PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW ARE EXPECTED
OVERNIGHT...BEFORE SNOWFALL MODERATES AND PERSISTS THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...GENERALLY OUT OF THE EAST AT 15 TO 25 MPH. STRENGTHENING
AND SHIFTING OUT OF THE NORTH OVER RATON RIDGE LATE TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY MORNING WITH SPEEDS FROM 20 TO 30 MPH AND HIGHER GUSTS.

* SNOW LEVELS...STARTING ABOVE 8500 FEET EARLY THIS EVENING...THEN
DROPPING TO VALLEY BOTTOMS BY LATE EVENING.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY. SOME
BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW IS EXPECTED. THE VISIBILITY WILL
DROP BELOW A HALF MILE AT TIMES TONIGHT DURING PERIODS OF
HEAVY SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

&&

$$

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