New Mexico Weather Alerts, Southern Colorado Weather Alerts

Blizzard Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Southwest San Juan Mountains
  • Southwest San Juan Mountains

Blizzard Warning In Effect Until Midnight Mst Tonight Above
8000 Feet
Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Effect Until 6 Pm Mst This
Evening Below 8000 Feet
The National Weather Service In Grand Junction Has Issued A
Blizzard Warning Above 8000 Feet Which Is In Effect Until
Midnight Mst Tonight. A Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Effect
Below 8000 Feet Until 6 Pm Mst This Evening.
- Timing Snow Will Continue Through This Afternoon.
- Snow Accumulation 4 To 8 Inches.
- Winds Northwest 25 To 35 Mph With Gusts Over 80 Mph Above 8000
Feet.
- Impacts Blowing And Drifting Snow Will Create Whiteout
Conditions At Times. The Combination Of Snow Blowing Snow And
Fog Will Limit Visibility Below 1/4 Mile At Times.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Winter Weather Advisory Means That Periods Of Snow And/or
Blowing Snow Will Cause Travel Difficulties. Be Prepared For
Slippery Roads And Limited Visibilities And Use Caution While
Driving.
A Blizzard Warning Means Severe Winter Weather Conditions Are
Expected Or Occurring. Falling And Blowing Snow With Strong Winds
And Poor Visibilities Are Likely. This Will Lead To Whiteout
Conditions Making Travel Extremely Dangerous. Do Not Travel. If
You Must Travel Have A Winter Survival Kit With You. If You Get
Stranded Stay With Your Vehicle.

Winter Storm Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa

Winter Storm Warning In Effect Until 5 Am Mst Tuesday
The National Weather Service In Albuquerque Has Issued A Winter
Storm Warning For Heavy Snow Which Is In Effect Until 5 Am Mst
Tuesday. The Winter Weather Advisory Is No Longer In Effect.
- Snow Accumulations 5 To 9 Inches.
- Timing Snow Will Increase In Coverage And Intensity Today
And Continue Through This Evening Before Tapering Off
Overnight.
- Winds North 10 To 20 Mph With Gusts Up To 30 Mph.
- Snow Levels Temperatures Will Be Cold Enough For Snow At All
Locations.
- Local Impacts Heavy Snow Will Reduce Visibility And Create
Snow Packed And Icy Roads. Travel Will Likely Be Impacted
Especially On Highway 64 And Interstate 25 At Raton Pass.
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:

  • Central Highlands
  • Northeast Highlands

Winter Storm Warning Remains In Effect From 5 Pm This
Afternoon To 8 Am Mst Tuesday
A Winter Storm Warning For Heavy Snow And Blowing Snow Remains In
Effect From 5 Pm This Afternoon To 8 Am Mst Tuesday.
- Snow Accumulations 2 To 4 Inches.
- Timing Snow Will Develop This Evening And Become Locally
Heavy Overnight Before Tapering Off Tuesday Morning.
- Winds Northwest 25 To 35 Mph With Gusts Up To 45 Mph During
The Evening Then Tapering Off Overnight.
- Snow Levels Temperatures Will Become Cold Enough For Snow At
All Locations This Evening.
- Local Impacts The Combination Of Snow Blowing Snow And
Frigid Temperatures Will Reduce Visibilities And Create Very
Hazardous Travel Conditions Including Interstate 25 Around
Las Vegas And Interstate 40 Around Clines Corners.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Winter Storm Warning For Heavy Snow And Blowing Snow Means
Severe Winter Weather Conditions Are Expected Or Occurring.
Significant Amounts Of Snow Are Forecast That Will Make Travel
Dangerous. Strong Winds Are Likely. 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:

  • East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains
  • Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet
  • Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River

Winter Storm Warning Remains In Effect Until 5 Am Mst
Tuesday
A Winter Storm Warning For Heavy Snow And Blowing Snow Remains In
Effect Until 5 Am Mst Tuesday.
- Snow Accumulations 6 To 10 Inches With Locally Higher
Amounts On Higher Peaks And Ridges.
- Timing Snow Will Increase In Coverage And Intensity Today
And Continue Through This Evening Before Tapering Off Late
Tonight.
- Winds West To Northwest 25 To 40 Mph With Gusts Up To 55 Mph
Through This Evening Then Tapering Off Overnight.
- Snow Levels Temperatures Will Become Cold Enough For Snow At
All Locations Through Today.
- Local Impacts The Combination Of Snow Blowing Snow And
Frigid Temperatures Will Reduce Visibilities And Create Very
Hazardous Travel Across The High Terrain.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Winter Storm Warning For Heavy Snow And Blowing Snow Means
Severe Winter Weather Conditions Are Expected Or Occurring.
Significant Amounts Of Snow Are Forecast That Will Make Travel
Dangerous. Strong Winds Are Likely. 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 area is affected:

  • Union County

Winter Storm Warning In Effect Until 5 Am Mst Tuesday
The National Weather Service In Albuquerque Has Issued A Winter
Storm Warning For Heavy Snow Which Is In Effect Until 5 Am Mst
Tuesday.
- Snow Accumulations 3 To 5 Inches. The Greatest Amounts Are
Expected Across Northwest Union County.
- Timing Snow Will Increase In Coverage And Intensity Today
And Continue Through This Evening Before Tapering Off Late
Tonight.
- Winds North 10 To 20 Mph With Gusts To 30 Mph.
- Snow Levels Temperatures Will Become Cold Enough For Snow At
All Locations Through Today.
- Local Impacts Heavy Snow Will Reduce Visibilities And Create
Dangerous Driving Conditions. Slick And Icy Roads Are Likely
Along U.s. Highways 64 And 87 Between Des Moines And Clayton.
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.

High Wind Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Guadalupe County
  • Sandia/Manzano Mountains
  • Estancia Valley
  • Central Highlands
  • South Central Highlands
  • Eastern Lincoln County

High Wind Warning Remains In Effect Until 5 Pm Mst This
Afternoon
- Location The Sandia And Manzano Mountains Central And South
Central Highlands Guadalupe County Estancia Valley And
Eastern Lincoln County.
- Winds Northwest 35 To 45 Mph With Gusts Near 65 Mph.
- Timing Strong Winds Will Ramp Up Quickly This Morning Peak
During The Mid To Late Afternoon Hours And Slowly Taper Off
During The Evening.
- Visibility No Widespread Reductions Are Expected.
- Local Impacts Strong Cross Winds Will Be Hazardous For Large
And High Profile Vehicles And Potentially Create Damage To
Weakened And Light Weight Structures Power Lines Trees
And Christmas Decorations. Travel Along Interstate 40 And
Highway 285 Will Be Impacted.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Remember A High Wind Warning Means Damaging Winds Are Imminent
Or Highly Likely. 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:

  • Harding County
  • Eastern San Miguel County
  • Guadalupe County
  • Quay County
  • Curry County
  • Roosevelt County
  • De Baca County
  • Eastern Lincoln County
  • Far Northeast Highlands
  • South Central Mountains
  • South Central Highlands
  • Estancia Valley

Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Effect From 5 Pm This
Afternoon To 8 Am Mst Tuesday
A Winter Weather Advisory For Snow And Blowing Snow Remains In
Effect From 5 Pm This Afternoon To 8 Am Mst Tuesday.
- Snow Accumulations 1 To 3 Inches.
- Timing Snow Will Develop Early This Evening Then Increase In
Coverage And Intensity Overnight Before Tapering Off Tuesday
Morning.
- Winds North To Northeast 20 To 30 Mph With Gusts To 40 Mph
This Evening And Overnight.
- Snow Levels Snow Levels Will Fall To All Locations Through
This Evening.
- Local Impacts The Combination Of Snow Blowing Snow And
Cold Temperatures Will Reduce Visibility And Create Snow Packed
And Icy Roads. Travel Will Be Impacted On Interstate 40 Highways
60 54 285 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:

  • West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains
  • Jemez Mountains
  • San Juan Mountains

Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Effect Until 5 Am Mst
Tuesday
A Winter Weather Advisory For Snow And Blowing Snow Remains In Effect
Until 5 Am Mst Tuesday.
- Snow Accumulations 2 To 5 Inches With Locally Higher Amounts
Up To 7 Inches On Higher Peaks And Ridges.
- Timing Snow Will Increase In Coverage And Intensity Through
Today And Continue This Evening Before Tapering Off Overnight.
- Winds Northwest 25 To 40 Mph With Gusts Up To 55 Mph Through
This Evening Then Tapering Off Overnight.
- Snow Levels Snow Levels Will Fall To All Locations Through
Today.
- Local Impacts The Combination Of Snow Blowing Snow And
Cold Temperatures Will Reduce Visibility And Create Snow
Packed And Icy Roads. Travel Will Likely Be Impacted
Especially On Higher Elevation Roads.
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.

Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Lower Rio Grande Valley
  • Upper Tularosa Valley
  • South Central Mountains
  • Northeast Highlands
  • De Baca County
  • Southwest Chaves County
  • Northwest Plateau
  • Far Northwest Highlands
  • Northwest Highlands
  • West Central Mountains
  • West Central Highlands
  • Southwest Mountains
  • Santa Fe Metro Area
  • Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area

Wind Advisory Remains In Effect Until 5 Pm Mst This
Afternoon
- Location Much Of Central And Western New Mexico Including
The Albuquerque And Santa Fe Metro Areas And Lower Rio Grande
Valley As Well As The Northeast Highlands South Central
Mountains Southwest Chaves And De Baca Counties.
- Winds Northwest 25 To 40 Mph With Gusts Up To 55 Mph.
- Timing Winds Will Increase This Morning Peak During The Mid
To Late Afternoon Then Slowly Taper Off This Evening.
- Visibility No Widespread Reductions Are Expected.
- Local Impacts Strong Cross Winds Will Be A Nuisance For High
Profile And Large Vehicles. Christmas Decorations And Other
Light Weight Objects Will Be Blown Around.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Motorists Should Exercise Caution While Travelling. Sudden Gusts
Of Wind May Cause You To Lose Control Of Your Vehicle. Extra
Attention Should Be Given To Cross Winds.

Wind Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Chaves County Plains

Wind Advisory In Effect Until 5 Pm Mst This Afternoon
The National Weather Service In Albuquerque Has Issued A Wind
Advisory Which Is In Effect Until 5 Pm Mst This Afternoon.
- Location Chaves County Plains.
- Winds Northwest 25 To 40 Mph With Gusts Up To 55 Mph.
- Timing Winds Will Remain Strong This Morning Possibly
Diminish Somewhat Around Midday Then Increase Late In The
Afternoon.
- Visibility Locally 3 To 5 Miles In Blowing Dust.
- Local Impacts Strong Cross Winds Will Be A Nuisance For High
Profile And Large Vehicles. Christmas Decorations And Other
Light Weight Objects Will Be Blown Around.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Motorists Should Exercise Caution While Travelling. Sudden Gusts
Of Wind May Cause You To Lose Control Of Your Vehicle. Extra
Attention Should Be Given To Cross Winds.