Weather Service Report


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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
542 AM MDT Mon Oct 15 2018

...AN EARLY SEASON WINTER STORM HAS BROUGHT SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL
IMPACTS TO PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND EASTERN NEW MEXICO LASTING
THROUGH THE MORNING...

NMZ512>515-523-527>530-151800-
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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-Central Highlands-
Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-Far Northeast Highlands-
Northeast Highlands-Union County-
542 AM MDT Mon Oct 15 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT TODAY...

* WHAT...Moderate snow expected with total snow accumulations of 
  2 to 4 inches with 6 to 12 inches above 7500 feet. Snow will mix
  with freezing drizzle or change to freezing drizzle at times 
  across Union County, the Central Highlands, the Northeast 
  Highlands and the Far Northeast Highlands. Wind chills in the 
  teens and single digits will also be likely.

* WHERE...Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Upper Rio Grande Valley, 
  Central Highlands, Raton Ridge and Johnson Mesa, Far Northeast 
  Highlands and Northeast Highlands, and Union County.

* WHEN...Through noon MDT.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Significant reductions in visibility are 
  expected. Wet snow falling on lingering foliage may result in 
  isolated power outages. Black ice will be possible as arctic 
  air causes water on road surfaces to freeze rapidly.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet
and ice will make travel very hazardous or impossible. The latest
road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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NMZ521-151800-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-181015T1800Z/
Sandia/Manzano Mountains-
542 AM MDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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

* WHAT...Light rain will change to a mixture of light snow and
  freezing drizzle. Total snow accumulations of up to 6 inches at
  Sandia Peak and ice accumulations of a light glaze in lower
  elevations are expected.

* WHERE...Sandia and Manzano Mountains.

* WHEN...Through noon MDT.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions, as ice 
  accumulation will result in difficult to dangerous travel 
  conditions. Expect reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The
latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

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NMZ522-531>534-151800-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-181015T1800Z/
Estancia Valley-Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-
Guadalupe County-Quay County-
542 AM MDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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

* WHAT...Light snow and freezing drizzle with total snow 
  accumulations of up to one half inch and ice accumulations of 
  a light glaze are expected.

* WHERE...Harding, Guadalupe, Eastern San Miguel, and Quay 
  counties, and Estancia Valley.

* WHEN...Through noon MDT.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions, as ice 
  accumulation will result in difficult to dangerous travel 
  conditions. Expect reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use
caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state
you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

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NMZ510-511-151800-
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San Juan Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
542 AM MDT Mon Oct 15 2018

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

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 
  inches with 6 to 10 inches above 7500 feet.

* WHERE...San Juan/Tusas Mountains and Jemez Mountains.

* WHEN...Through noon MDT.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Significant reductions in visibility are 
  expected. Wet snow falling on lingering foliage may result in 
  isolated power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The
latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

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