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West Central Highlands-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Union County-Harding County-
Eastern San Miguel County-
501 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM MST TUESDAY...
The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 10 AM to 7 PM MST Tuesday.
* LOCATION...Middle and Lower Rio Grande Valley, West Central
Highlands and the Northeast Plains.
* WINDS...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts to near 45 mph,
shifting west 30 to 35 mph with occasional gusts to near 50 mph
around mid day Tuesday.
* TIMING...Winds increasing through the morning hours and peaking
around mid day with the passage of a cold front. Winds
decreasing Tuesday evening.
* VISIBILITY...Occasionally reduced to between 3 and 5 miles in
blowing dust or blowing snow mid to late day Tuesday.
* LOCAL IMPACTS...Hazardous crosswinds will impact north-south
oriented roadways, such as Interstate 25 between Socorro and
Albuquerque. Lightweight objects may become airborne.
Motorists should exercise caution while travelling. Sudden gusts
of wind may cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Extra
attention should be given to cross winds.
$$Winter Weather Advisory
Chuska Mountains-Northwest Highlands-West Central Mountains-
Southwest Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
312 PM MST Mon Feb 27 2017
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 8 PM MST TUESDAY...
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 to 4 inches below 7500 feet and 4 to 8
inches above 7500 feet. Locally higher amounts up to 10 inches
over the higher west facing slopes and peaks of the Jemez
and western mountains.
* TIMING...Intensify tonight and last into Tuesday before
diminishing early Tuesday evening.
* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 30 mph with gusts near 45 mph tonight
becoming Southwest to West 20 to 30 mph with gusts as high as 50
mph favoring southern portions of the area on Tuesday.
* SNOW LEVELS...Mix of rain and snow will be found below 7500 feet
this evening. Temperatures will be cold enough for snow at all
locations Tuesday morning.
* LOCAL IMPACTS...Roads will become snow covered and icy at times
especially on bridges and overpasses. Sudden reductions in
visibility due to the snow and blowing snow can be expected. A
flash freeze scenario will be possible Tuesday evening due to
rapidly dropping temperatures and residual moisture on road
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
visibilities will be restricted due to a combination of falling
and blowing snow.