Rio Arriba County, New Mexico
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Winter Storm Warning
NMZ512>515-527-271900-
/O.EXT.KABQ.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-150301T2300Z/
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-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
256 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST SUNDAY...

THE WINTER STORM WARNING FOR IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST
SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES
THROUGH TODAY. TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AN ADDITIONAL 10 TO 20
INCHES IS EXPECTED ABOVE 8000 FEET...WITH 4 TO 10 INCHES BELOW
8000 FEET. HEAVIER SNOW AMOUNTS THIS WEEKEND WILL FAVOR WEST AND
SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
MORNING. SNOW WILL MODERATE DURING THE LATE MORNING ONLY TO
INTENSIFY AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. PERIODS OF HEAVY
SNOW WILL THEN CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
LOCATIONS UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY WHEN THE SNOW
LEVEL WILL LIFT TO AROUND 8000 FEET.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW PACKED
AND ICY ROADWAYS ARE EXPECTED ALONG WITH REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN
LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW. ROAD CLOSURES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

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 Storm Warning
NMZ510-511-271900-
/O.CAN.KABQ.WS.A.0009.150228T0700Z-150301T2300Z/
/O.EXT.KABQ.WS.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150301T2300Z/
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
256 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST SUNDAY...
...WINTER STORM WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER STORM WATCH. THE WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW IS NOW IN
EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM MST SUNDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...THROUGH TODAY ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2
TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ABOVE 7500 FEET. EXPECT
ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY OF 6 TO 10
INCHES BELOW 7500 FEET...AND 10 TO 20 INCHES ABOVE 7500 FEET.
AN EXCEPTION WILL BE THE WEST SLOPES OF THE SOUTHERN SAN JUAN
MOUNTAINS WHERE LOCATIONS ABOVE 8000 FEET MAY ACCUMULATE UP TO
36 INCHES OF SNOW TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
MORNING...BEFORE INTENSIFYING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
PERIODS OF SNOW WILL THEN CONTINUE EACH DAY AND NIGHT THROUGH AT
LEAST SUNDAY.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SATURDAY
MORNING. SNOW LEVELS WILL RAISE TO AROUND 8000 FEET SATURDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...DETERIORATING ROAD CONDITIONS AND REDUCED
VISIBILITIES WILL MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS TRAVEL WITH PERIODS OF
HEAVY SNOW. THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO HOMES
AND BUILDINGS BY THIS WEEKEND DUE TO HEAVY WET SNOW
ACCUMULATION ON ROOFTOPS.

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
NMZ504-507-508-271900-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-150227T1900Z/
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
256 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TODAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
TODAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES
THROUGH TODAY. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR SIGNIFICANT ADDITIONAL
SNOW ACCUMULATION TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE WEST
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS AND SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS THROUGH EARLY
MORNING...WITH LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOWFALL FARTHER NORTH. SNOW
WILL DECREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY DURING MID TO LATE
MORNING...ONLY TO INTENSIFY AGAIN NORTH OF CATRON COUNTY THIS
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SIGNIFICANT WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED.

* SNOW LEVELS...TEMPERATURES WILL BE COLD ENOUGH FOR SNOW AT ALL
LOCATIONS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO
SNOW COVERED AND ICY ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN FALLING
SNOW.

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.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
NMZ517-271900-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-150228T0000Z/
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
256 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 OR 2
INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE FOOTHILLS.

* TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MORNING. SNOW
WILL INTENSIFY AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR
SIGNIFICANT ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...SOUTH AT 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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