Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1115 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

...SNOW CONTINUING OVER THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS
FOR HIGH ELEVATIONS OF THE RATON RIDGE TODAY...

.A STRONG AND UNSEASONABLY COLD UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL CONTINUE TO
BRING MODERATE SNOW TO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS TODAY. THE HEAVIEST
SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON BEFORE TAPERING
OFF TO SNOW SHOWERS DURING MID TO LATE AFTERNOON.

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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-
1115 AM MDT MON APR 27 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM
MDT THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES
  MAINLY ON ELEVATED SURFACES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON BEFORE
  TAPERING OFF TO SNOW SHOWERS LATE TODAY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS...STEADILY RISING ABOVE 9000 FEET.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...ROADS ABOVE 7500 FEET INCLUDING RATON PASS AND
  BOBCAT PASS WILL BE LOCALLY SNOW PACKED AND ICY. THE VISIBILITY
  WILL FALL BELOW ONE MILE DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER SNOW.

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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