New Mexico Weather Alerts, Southern Colorado Weather Alerts

Winter Storm Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Chuska Mountains
  • West Central Mountains
  • Southwest Mountains
  • Sandia/Manzano Mountains
  • South Central Mountains

Winter Storm Watch In Effect From Late Thursday Night Through
Saturday Afternoon
The National Weather Service In Albuquerque Has Issued A Winter
Storm Watch Which Is In Effect From Late Thursday Night Through
Saturday Afternoon.
- Snow Accumulations Significant Snow Accumulations Of 8 Inches
Or More Are Possible Primarily At Elevations Above 8000 To
9000 Feet. Some Higher Peaks Above 10000 Feet May See Upwards Of
One To Two Feet Of Fresh Snow Accumulation.
- Timing Snow Will Begin Thursday Night Over The High Terrain Of
Central To Western New Mexico And Is Expected To Remain
Periodic To Steady Through Saturday.
- Winds No Significant Winds Are Expected With This Storm System.
- Snow Levels Snow Levels Will Fluctuate Rising To Near 9000
Feet During The Afternoons And Falling Back To Near 5000 Feet
During The Late Nights And Early Mornings. The Significant
Accumulations Will Generally Be Confined To Elevations Above
8000 To 9000 Feet.
- Local Impacts Heavy Wet Snow Will Accumulate At Higher
Elevations Making Travel Difficult Or Impossible Over Some
Mountain Passes And Other High Elevation Roads. The Heavy Wet
Snow Could Compromise The Structural Integrity Of Some Roof
Tops.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Remember A Winter Storm Watch Means Conditions Are Favorable
For A Hazardous Winter Weather Event In And Close To The Watch
Area. Monitor The Latest Forecasts At Weather.gov/abq Listen
To Noaa Weather Radio Or Your Favorite Media Outlet.

Winter Storm Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • San Juan Mountains
  • Jemez Mountains
  • 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
  • Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa

Winter Storm Watch In Effect From Friday Morning Through
Saturday Afternoon
The National Weather Service In Albuquerque Has Issued A Winter
Storm Watch Which Is In Effect From Friday Morning Through
Saturday Afternoon.
- Snow Accumulations Significant Snow Accumulations Of 8 Inches
Or More Are Possible Primarily At Elevations Above 8000 To
9000 Feet. Some Higher Peaks Above 10000 Feet May See Upwards Of
One To Two Feet Of Fresh Snow Accumulation.
- Timing Snow Will Begin Early Friday Over The High Terrain Of
Northern New Mexico And Is Expected To Remain Periodic To
Steady Through Saturday.
- Winds No Significant Winds Are Expected With This Storm System.
- Snow Levels Snow Levels Will Fluctuate Rising To Near 8000
Feet During The Afternoons And Falling Back To Near 5000 Feet
During The Late Nights And Early Mornings. The Significant
Accumulations Will Generally Be Confined To Elevations Above
8000 Feet.
- Local Impacts Heavy Wet Snow Will Accumulate At Higher
Elevations Making Travel Difficult Or Impossible Over Some
Mountain Passes And Other High Elevation Roads. The Heavy Wet
Snow Could Compromise The Structural Integrity Of Some Roof
Tops.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Remember A Winter Storm Watch Means Conditions Are Favorable
For A Hazardous Winter Weather Event In And Close To The Watch
Area. Monitor The Latest Forecasts At Weather.gov/abq Listen
To Noaa Weather Radio Or Your Favorite Media Outlet.