Colfax County, New Mexico
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Winter Storm Warning
NMZ512>515-527-280300-
/O.CON.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-
1159 AM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS 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 8500 FEET...WITH 4 TO 10 INCHES BELOW
8000 FEET. HEAVIER SNOW AMOUNTS THIS WEEKEND WILL FAVOR WEST AND
SOUTHWEST FACING SLOPES ABOVE 8500 FEET.

* TIMING...WHILE SNOW HAS CURRENTLY DECREASED IN COVERAGE AND
INTENSITY...ADDITIONAL BATCHES OF NEW SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO
INCREASE OVER THE AREA THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. 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.

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