Rio Arriba County, New Mexico
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Winter Weather Advisory
NMZ510-512>515-527-290600-
/O.NEW.KABQ.WW.Y.0016.160429T0600Z-160430T0600Z/
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-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-
338 PM MDT THU APR 28 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
MIDNIGHT MDT FRIDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT MDT FRIDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES BELOW 8500 FEET AND 4 TO 8
INCHES ABOVE 8500 FEET. LOCALLY UP TO ONE FOOT POSSIBLE ON THE
HIGH PEAKS OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS NEAR THE COLORADO
BORDER.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW AFTER DARK OVER THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS OF THE SAN JUAN AND SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS AND
ADJACENT EAST SLOPES.

* WINDS...SOUTH BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 MPH...EXCEPT WINDS EAST
THEN BECOMING NORTH TO NORTHEAST ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE
SANGRE DE CRISTOS AND THE RATON RIDGE...JOHNSON MESA AREAS.

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

* LOCAL IMPACTS...VISIBILITIES WILL DROP BELOW 3 MILES AND ROADS
WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY ESPECIALLY ABOVE 8000
FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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