Taos County, New Mexico
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Winter Storm Watch
NMZ513-527-162200-
/O.CON.KABQ.WS.A.0007.140417T0300Z-140417T1600Z/
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
927 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SEVERAL INCHES ACROSS THE SANGRE DE CRISTO
MOUNTAINS NEAR THE COLORADO BORDER...INCLUDING RATON RIDGE AND
JOHNSON MESA.

* TIMING...RAIN SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON THEN CHANGE
OVER TO SNOW BY LATE EVENING. SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE
OVERNIGHT BEFORE TAPERING OFF AROUND MID MORNING THURSDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH AND NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 20 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...THE SNOW LEVEL WILL LOWER FROM AROUND 9000 FEET
LATE THIS AFTERNOON TO 7000 FEET BY MIDNIGHT BEFORE BOTTOMING
OUT NEAR 5800 FEET AROUND SUNRISE THURSDAY.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HIGH COUNTRY ROADS MAY BECOME SNOW PACKED AND
ICY WITH WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 25
OVER RATON PASS AND HIGHWAY 64 ACROSS THE NORTHERN SANGRE DE
CRISTO MOUNTAINS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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