New Mexico Weather Alerts, Southern Colorado Weather Alerts

Winter Storm Warning

The following area is affected:

  • West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains

Winter Storm Warning In Effect Until 6 Pm Mdt Monday
The National Weather Service In Albuquerque Has Issued A Winter
Storm Warning For Heavy Snow Which Is In Effect Until 6 Pm Mdt
Monday.
- Snow Accumulations 8 To 12 Inches.
- Timing A Mix Of Rain And Snow Early This Evening Will Change
To Snow Tonight.
- Winds Becoming Northeast At 15 To 25 Mph.
- Snow Levels It Will Become Cold Enough For Snow At All
Elevations.
- Local Impacts Roads Will Likely Become Snow Packed And Icy. The
Visibility Will Fall Below A Half Mile During Periods Of Heavy
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.

Winter Storm Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • 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

Winter Storm Warning Remains In Effect Until 6 Pm Mdt Monday
A Winter Storm Warning For Heavy Snow Remains In Effect Until 6 Pm Mdt
Monday.
- Snow Accumulations 5 To 10 Inches And Locally Up To 15 Inches.
The Greater Amounts Are Expected Along The East Slopes Of The
Sangre De Cristo Mountains.
- Timing Rain And A Mix Of Rain And Snow Will Change Over To
Snow Later This Evening And Overnight.
- Winds Becoming Northeast At 15 To 25 Mph.
- Snow Levels Dropping To Between 6500 And 7000 Feet By Monday
Morning With Accumulating Snow Levels Falling To Near Or Just
Below 7500 Feet.
- Local Impacts Roads Above 7500 Feet Including Raton And
Bobcat Passes Will Likely Become Snow Packed And Icy. The
Visibility Will Fall Below A Half Mile During Periods Of Heavy
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.

Winter Storm Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft
  • Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft

Winter Storm Warning Remains In Effect Until Noon Mdt Monday
- Location The Sangre De Cristo And Wet Mountains.
- Cause And Timing A Strong Spring Storm Will Continue To Affect
The Region Through Monday Morning. This Storm Will Bring Heavy
Wet Snow To The Region Into Early Monday Morning.
- Snow Accumulation 8 To 16 Inches Of Snow. The Heaviest Snow
Will Occur On The East Facing Slopes Above 7000 Feet.
- Wind Northeast To East At 15 To 25 Mph.
- Impact Travel Will Be Hazardous Due To Heavy Snow Poor
Visibilities And Slushy Snow Covered Roads. Some Tree Damage
And Power Outages Will Be Possible Due To The Intense Snowfall
Rates Especially On Newly Leafed Out Trees Across The Lower
Elevations.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Avoid Travel In The Warning Area. If You Are Planning To Travel
In The Warning Area During The Time Of The Warning Listen To
The Latest Weather Forecast And Consider Traveling At Another
Time Or By Another Route. If You Must Travel In The Warning Area
During The Time Of The Warning Take Along A Winter Survival
Kit. If You Become Stranded In A Rural Area Stay With Your
Vehicle Until Help Arrives. To Keep Warm In Your Vehicle Run
Your Engine 10 Minutes Each Hour And Make Sure The Exhaust Pipe
Is Clear Of Snow To Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning.

Winter Storm Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Southwest San Juan Mountains

Winter Storm Warning Remains In Effect Until 9 Am Mdt Monday
Above 9000 Feet
- Locations Include The Cities Of Skyway Taylor Park
Telluride Silverton Rico.
- Timing Periods Of Snowfall Will Continue Today Then
Gradually Decrease Tonight. Snowfall Will Be Heavy At Times.
- Snow Accumulation 5 To 10 Inches. Lesser Accumulations Below
9000 Feet.
- Winds Southeast 10 To 20 Mph Shifting To The Northeast And
North Late This Afternoon.
- Visibility Reduced To Less Than One Mile At Times.
- Impacts Roads Over The Higher Mountain Passes Will Be Slushy
Or Snow Covered At Times Resulting In Hazardous Driving
Conditions.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Winter Storm Warning Means Significant Amounts Of Snow Are
Expected Or Occurring. Strong Winds And Blowing Snow Are Also
Possible. This Will Make Travel Very Hazardous Or Impossible.

Winter Weather Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft

Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Effect Until Noon Mdt
Monday
- Location Huerfano And Western Las Animas County Below 7500
Feet.
- Cause And Timing A Strong Spring Storm System Will Bring
Periods Of Snow Through Monday Morning. Snow Will Be Dependent
On Elevations. Areas Generally Below 6000 Feet Will Likely Not
See Any Snow With This Storm. The Heavier Accumulations Will
Occur Generally Above 7000 Feet.
- Snow Accumulation Heaviest Amounts Around 6 Inches At The
Higher Elevations.
- Wind Northeast To East At 15 To 25 Mph.
- Impact Travel Will Likely Become Hazardous Due To Heavy
Snow Poor Visibilities And Slushy Snow Covered Roads.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
If You Are Planning To Travel In The Advisory Area During The
Time Of The Advisory Listen To The Latest Weather Forecast And
Consider Traveling At Another Time Or By Another Route.

Areal Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Socorro
  • Valencia

The National Weather Service In Albuquerque Has Issued An
- Arroyo And Small Stream Flood Advisory For
North Central Socorro County In Central New Mexico
Central Valencia County In Central New Mexico
- Until 1230 Am Mdt
- At 1057 Pm Mdt National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated
Heavy Rain Along The Interstate 25 Corridor Between Belen And
Bernardo. Up To 1 Inch Of Rain Has Already Fallen Near Belen And
This Much Rain Is Expected Near Veguita And Bernardo. Very Low
Visibilities Are Expected Along Interstate 25. Travelers Should
Proceed With Caution. Ponding Of Water And Low Lying Areas Is
Expected.
- Strong Flows And High Water Levels Are Expected In Arroyos Small
Streams And Over Low Water Crossings. Minor Street Flooding Is
Possible.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Be Especially Cautious At Night When It Is Harder To Tell How Much
Water Is On The Road Do Not Drive Through Fast Moving Water Of
Unknown Depth.