Taos County, New Mexico
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Winter Storm Warning
NMZ512>516-527>529-531-532-271200-
/O.CON.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-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
649 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

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

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS 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 IS EXPECTED TO INTENSIFY TONIGHT AND BECOME HEAVY
AT TIMES. 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.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
NMZ517-519-271200-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-150228T0000Z/
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
649 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
FRIDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM
MST FRIDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ACCUMULATIONS OF GENERALLY 1 TO 3 INCHES
ARE EXPECTED WITH SOME LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 4 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE INTO THE
OVERNIGHT BEFORE DIMINISHING BY MIDDAY FRIDAY.

* WINDS...EAST AND SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL REACH 15 TO 30 MPH BELOW
CANYONS OPENING INTO THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY. GUSTS TO 40
MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY INCLUDING
THE EASTERN FOOTHILLS OF ALBUQUERQUE. ELSEWHERE...EAST AND
SOUTHEAST WINDS SHOULD GENERALLY VARY FROM 10 TO 20 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL TURN COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW BY
MID TO LATE EVENING.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...DETERIORATING ROAD CONDITIONS AND REDUCED
VISIBILITIES WILL MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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