New Mexico Weather Alerts, Southern Colorado Weather Alerts

Avalanche Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Southwest San Juan Mountains

Avalanche Warning
Colorado Avalanche Information Center
Relayed By National Weather Service Denver/boulder Co
945 Am Mst Wed Mar 04 2015
The Following Message Is Transmitted At The Request Of The
Colorado Avalanche Information Center.
Avalanche Warning In Effect For The Aspen, Gunnison, And Grand
Mesa Zones Of Central Colorado
Warning Termination For The Steamboat And Flat Tops, And The
North And South San Juan Zones
A Series Of Storms Has Brought Sustained Snowfall And Powerful Winds
To Colorado's Central Mountains. Widespread Natural And Triggered
Avalanches Have Occurred And Remain Likely Today On And Below All
Steep Slopes. Backcountry Travel Is Not Recommended.
Lazar

High Wind Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Guadalupe Mountains

High Wind Warning Remains In Effect From 5 Pm This Afternoon
To 8 Am Mst Thursday
- Event High Wind.
- Timing Tonight Through 8 Am Mst Thursday.
- Winds Northeast 35 To 45 Mph With Gusts To 60 Mph.
- Impacts This Wind Could Make Driving Difficult For Motorists
Driving High Profile Vehicles Such As Campers Vans And
Tractor Trailers.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A High Wind Warning Means A Hazardous High Wind Event Is Expected
Or Occurring. Sustained Wind Speeds Of At Least 40 Mph Or Gusts
Of 58 Mph Or More Can Lead To Property Damage.

Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet
  • East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains
  • Upper Rio Grande Valley
  • Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa
  • Far Northeast Highlands
  • West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains
  • Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River

Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Effect Until Midnight Mst
Tonight
A Winter Weather Advisory For Snow Remains In Effect Until
Midnight Mst Tonight.
- Snow Accumulations Around Another 1 Inch Below 7500 Feet And
1 To 3 Inches Above 7500 Feet.
- Timing Snow Will Continue Through This Evening Before Diminishing
By Midnight.
- Winds No Widespread Significant Winds Are Expected.
- Snow Levels Temperatures Will Be Cold Enough For Snow At All
Locations.
- Local Impacts Difficult Travel Conditions Will Continue Due
To Snow Packed And Icy Roads. Visibilities Will Be Reduced In
Snow. This Includes Interstate 25 From Watrous To Raton Pass.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Winter Weather Advisory For Snow Means That Periods Of Snow
Will Primarily Cause Travel Difficulties. Be Prepared For Snow
Covered Roads And Limited Visibilities.

Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Estancia Valley
  • Central Highlands
  • South Central Highlands
  • Roosevelt County
  • Chaves County Plains
  • Eastern Lincoln County
  • De Baca County

Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Effect Until Midnight Mst
Tonight
A Winter Weather Advisory For Snow And Blowing Snow Remains In
Effect Until Midnight Mst Tonight.
- Snow Accumulations 1 Inch Below 6000 Feet And 1 To 3 Inches
Above 6000 Feet. In Addition A Light Glaze Of Freezing Drizzle
Is Possible Until Dark Over Chaves And Roosevelt Counties.
- Timing Snow Will Continue Through Early Tonight With A Bit
Of Freezing Drizzle Until Dark Across Chaves And Roosevelt
Counties. Snow Will Diminish Around Midnight.
- Winds North To Northeast 10 To 20 Mph With Gusts Up To 30
Mph.
- Snow Levels Temperatures Will Be Cold Enough For Freezing
Drizzle And Snow At All Locations.
- Local Impacts Difficult Travel Conditions This Evening Due To
Icy Roads. Visibilities Will Be Reduced In Snow And Blowing
Snow As Well As Freezing Fog. This Includes Interstate 40 Near
Clines Corners Highway 285 From Roswell To Vaughn As Well
As Highways 60 And 70.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Winter Weather Advisory For Snow And Blowing Snow Means That
Visibilities Will Be Restricted Due To A Combination Of Falling
And Blowing Snow.

Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Northeast Highlands
  • Union County
  • Harding County
  • Eastern San Miguel County
  • Guadalupe County
  • Quay County
  • Curry County

Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Effect Until Midnight Mst
Tonight
A Winter Weather Advisory For Snow And Blowing Snow Remains In
Effect Until Midnight Mst Tonight.
- Snow Accumulations Around 1 Inch Below 6000 Feet And 1 To 3
Inches Above 6000 Feet. While Not A Lot Of Snow Will Fall
There Will Be A Glaze Of Ice On Highways Making Travel
Extremely Hazardous.
- Timing Light Snow Will Continue Through This Evening Before
Tapering Off Around Midnight.
- Winds North To Northeast 15 To 25 Mph With Gusts Up To 35
Mph. The Strongest Winds Will Occur Along The Texas State
Line.
- Snow Levels Temperatures Will Be Cold Enough For Freezing
Drizzle And Snow At All Locations.
- Local Impacts Difficult Travel Conditions Will Develop Today
Due To Snow Packed And Icy Roads. Visibilities Will Be Reduced
In Snow And Blowing Snow As Well As Freezing Fog. This
Includes Interstate 40 From Near Santa Rosa East To Texas And
Interstate 25 Near Las Vegas.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Winter Weather Advisory For Snow And Blowing Snow Means That
Visibilities Will Be Restricted Due To A Combination Of Falling
And Blowing Snow.

Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County
  • Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor
  • Guadalupe Mountains

Winter Weather Advisory In Effect Until 6 Am Cst /5 Am Mst/
Thursday
The National Weather Service In Midland/odessa Has Issued A
Winter Weather Advisory Which Is In Effect Until 6 Am Cst /5 Am
Mst/ Thursday.
- Event Freezing Rain Sleet And Snow.
- Timing Now Until 6 Am Cst Thursday.
- Snow Accumulations Less Than One Inch To Two Inches.
- Ice Accumulations One Tenth Of An Inch Or Less.
- Impacts Accumulating Ice And Snow May Result In Slick And
Hazardous Roadways Particularly Bridges And Overpasses.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Winter Weather Advisory Means That Periods Of Snow Sleet Or
Freezing Rain Will Cause Travel Difficulties. Be Prepared For
Slippery Roads And Limited Visibilities And Use Caution While
Driving.

Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Eddy County Plains
  • Northern Lea County
  • Central Lea County
  • Southern Lea County
  • Gaines
  • Andrews

Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Effect Until 6 Am Cst /5 Am
Mst/ Thursday
- Event Freezing Rain Sleet And Snow.
- Timing Now Until 6 Am Cst Thursday.
- Snow Accumulations Less Than One Inch Inch.
- Ice Accumulations One Tenth Of An Inch Or Less.
- Impacts Accumulating Ice And Snow May Result In Slick And
Hazardous Roadways Particularly Bridges And Overpasses.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Winter Weather Advisory Means That Periods Of Snow Sleet Or
Freezing Rain Will Cause Travel Difficulties. Be Prepared For
Slippery Roads And Limited Visibilities And Use Caution While
Driving.

Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Parmer
  • Cochran
  • Yoakum

Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Effect Until Midnight Cst
Tonight
- Timing Snowfall Is Expected To Continue Through Late This
Evening Though A Few Lulls May Exist Near Sunset. Sleet Across
The Rolling Plains Should Transition To Snow Late This Afternoon
Or Early This Evening.
- Main Impact Light To Occasionally Moderate Snow Is Expected
With An Additional One To Two Inches Of Snow Through Late This
Evening. Snow Total Accumulations Are Expected To Range From One
To Three Inches.
- Other Impacts Icy And Snow Covered Roadways Will Result In
Hazardous Travel Conditions. Furthermore Rather Breezy North
Winds May Cause Areas Of Blowing Snow And Restrict Visibilities.
The Cold Air Mass And Breezy Conditions Will Drop Wind Chill
Values Into The Single Digits From The Far Southern Texas
Panhandle Into The Central South Plains.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Winter Weather Advisory Means That Periods Of Snow Sleet Or
Freezing Rain Will Cause Travel Difficulties. Be Prepared For
Slippery Roads And Limited Visibilities And Use Caution While
Driving.

Wind Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley

Wind Advisory Remains In Effect From 8 Pm This Evening To 9 Am
Mst Thursday
A Wind Advisory Remains In Effect From 8 Pm This Evening To 9 Am
Mst Thursday.
- Event: East Winds Of 25 To 35 Mph With Gusts To 50 Mph Along
And Near Western Slopes Of Area Mountains.
- Timing: 8 Pm Mst This Evening Until 9 Am Mst Thursday.
- Impact: Strong East Winds Will Result In Difficult Driving
Conditions For High Profile Vehicles West Of The Hueco
Franklin And Organ Mountain Ranges Especially Along North-
South Oriented Roads Such As Interstate 10 Between El Paso And
Las Cruces And Also Through Passes Such As Trans Mountain
Pass And San Augustin Pass. Loose Objects Will Also Be Blown
Around.
- Visibility: Although Recent Light Rains Have Moistened The
Soils In The Area There Still Could Be Localized Blowing
Dust With Visibilities Reduced To 2 Miles Especially Near
Construction Sites And Bare Fields.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Wind Advisory Means That Sustained Winds Of At Least 30 Mph Are
Expected. Winds This Strong Can Make Driving Difficult
Especially For High Profile Vehicles. Use Extra Caution.