« View county listWinter Storm Watch
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-Union County-
334 PM MDT Thu Apr 27 2017
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Could be significant with 6 to 18 inches
over portions of northeast New Mexico and the Sangre de Cristo
* TIMING...Snow will become heavier and more widespread late
Friday night through Saturday, then taper off late Saturday
* WINDS...North 25 to 35 mph with gusts to around 45 mph
* SNOW LEVELS...Snow levels will fall rapidly early Saturday
morning so temperatures will quickly become cold enough for
snow at all locations.
* LOCAL IMPACTS...Travel may become hazardous or impossible over
portions of northeast New Mexico Saturday, especially on
Interstate 25 in the Raton Pass area, and Highways 64 and 87
from Raton to Clayton.
Remember, a Winter Storm Watch means conditions are favorable for
a hazardous winter weather event in and close to the watch area.
Monitor the latest forecasts at weather.gov/abq, listen to NOAA
weather radio or your favorite media outlet.