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Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
605 AM MDT Fri Mar 24 2017
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM MDT THIS
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 to 6 inches with locally higher amounts
on the highest peaks and the ridges surrounding Raton Pass.
* TIMING...Snow and blowing snow will be most intense through the
late morning and early afternoon. Snow will gradually decrease
in coverage and intensity through the afternoon.
* WINDS...Becoming northwest 30 to 40 mph with gusts 55 to 75 mph
through the morning.
* SNOW LEVELS...Snow levels will rise to 8000 feet by noon today.
* LOCAL IMPACTS...Interstate 25 at Raton Pass will remain snow
covered and treacherous this morning. Portions of U.S. highway
64/87 from Raton to Des Moines could become snow covered early
this morning. High winds will exacerbate the treacherous
conditions and create white-out conditions on these highways.
Remember, A blizzard warning means extreme winter weather
conditions are imminent or highly likely. Do not travel unless
$$High Wind Warning
Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Central Highlands-
South Central Mountains-Far Northeast Highlands-
Northeast Highlands-Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-
Guadalupe County-Quay County-Curry County-De Baca County-
Eastern Lincoln County-Southwest Chaves County-
334 AM MDT Fri Mar 24 2017
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS
* LOCATION...Portions of the central mountain chain, adjacent
eastern highlands and plains of New Mexico.
* WINDS...Westerly winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph
will turn north northwesterly through the morning hours with a
rapid resurgence in speed. By late morning and through much of
the afternoon sustained speeds of 35 to 50 mph with gusts of 60
to 75 mph are expected.
* TIMING...Steady strong winds this morning will shift direction
and increase in speed before noon. Winds will remain strong to
severe through the late afternoon and will decrease in speed
* VISIBILITY...Dropping to 1 to 3 miles at times in dust prone
locations such as recently plowed agricultural fields.
* LOCAL IMPACTS...Unsecured objects may become airborne and power
lines may topple over. Power outages will be possible. Cross
winds will be dangerous, especially for high profile vehicles.
Remember, A High Wind Warning means damaging winds are imminent
or highly likely. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or
gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.
$$Winter Weather Advisory
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
Upper Rio Grande Valley-
605 AM MDT Fri Mar 24 2017
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM MDT THIS
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 to 4 inches below 8000 feet with higher
amounts of 3 to 5 inches above.
* TIMING...Periods of light to moderate snow will continue through
the morning with snow decreasing in coverage and intensity late
this morning and into the afternoon.
* WINDS...Westerly 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph, becoming
more northwesterly this morning.
* SNOW LEVELS...Snow levels will rise to 8000 feet by noon.
* LOCAL IMPACTS...Blowing and drifting of snow expected.
Visibilities below 1 mile will occur at times.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
visibilities will be restricted due to a combination of falling
and blowing snow.