San Miguel County, New Mexico
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Winter Storm Warning
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-
344 AM MDT Tue Mar 28 2017


The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for heavy snow, which is in effect from noon today
to 6 PM MDT Wednesday. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Generally 5 to 10 inches. Up to 12 inches
near Raton Pass and up to 20 inches over the higher peaks of the
Sangre De Cristo Mountains.

* TIMING...Snow will increase in coverage and intensity this
evening through Wednesday morning as it expands across the Raton
Ridge. Snow will taper late Wednesday afternoon.

* WINDS...Northerly winds will increase early Wednesday. The
strongest winds will be across the Raton Ridge where sustained
speeds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph will be common.

* SNOW LEVELS...Snow levels will be around 8000 feet on today,
decreasing to between 5500 and 6500 feet tonight.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Heavy snow will cause snow packed and icy
conditions near Raton Pass along I-25, along Highway 64/87 and
on most roads on the Sangre De Cristo Mountains. Visibilities
will be lowered in periods of heavy snow, with some potential
for whiteout conditions given some blowing snow.


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
Upper Rio Grande Valley-Far Northeast Highlands-
Northeast Highlands-
344 AM MDT Tue Mar 28 2017


The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect from 6 PM this
evening to 6 PM MDT Wednesday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Generally 2 to 4 inches.

* TIMING...Snow will develop overnight and gradually increase in
intensity into Wednesday morning. Improvement is expected
Wednesday afternoon.

* WINDS...Increasing northerly winds will peak Wednesday morning
between 15 and 25 mph with occasional gusts to 35 mph. The Far
Northeast Highlands will see stronger winds with gusts to near
40 mph likely Wednesday morning.

* SNOW LEVELS...Around 7500 feet this evening, lowering to between
5500 and 6500 feet overnight.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Snow packed and icy roads along with limited
visibility in snow will create hazardous travel conditions. More
specifically, Interstate 25 between Las Vegas and Raton and
Highway 285 from the Colorado border to south of Tres Piedras
will be impacted.


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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