New Mexico Weather Alerts, Southern Colorado Weather Alerts

Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Sandoval
  • Santa Fe
  • San Juan
  • San Miguel
  • McKinley
  • Los Alamos
  • Rio Arriba
  • Taos
  • Colfax
  • Mora

Chuska 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-
257 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EARLY THIS MORNING
TO 5 AM MST MONDAY...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect from 5 AM early
this morning to 5 AM MST Monday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 to 4 inches below 7500 feet and 4 to 8
inches above 7500 feet, with locally higher amounts nearing 10
inches possible over the peaks.

* TIMING...Snow showers will develop this morning and increase in
coverage and intensity this afternoon. Snow will continue into
tonight before diminishing and ending toward daybreak.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 15 mph today, becoming west at 5 to 10
mph tonight.

* SNOW LEVELS...Around 7000 feet today then lowering to include
all elevations tonight.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Roads will become snow covered and icy,
especially on bridges and overpasses. Beware of sudden drops
in visibility due to the snow and areas of fog.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities.

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Winter Weather Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Rio Arriba

San Juan Mountains-
257 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM EARLY THIS
MORNING TO 5 AM MST MONDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 to 8 inches, with locally higher amounts
near 10 inches possible over the peaks.

* TIMING...Snow showers will develop this morning then increase in
coverage and intensity this afternoon. Snow will continue into
tonight before diminishing and ending toward daybreak.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 15 mph today, becoming west at 5 to 10
tonight.

* SNOW LEVELS...Temperatures will mostly be cold enough for snow
at all elevations. Some rain could mix with the snow around 7000
feet.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Roads will become snow covered and icy, especially
on bridges and overpasses. Beware of sudden drops in visibility
due to the snow and areas of fog.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities.

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Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • La Plata
  • Montezuma

Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-
405 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING ABOVE 9000 FEET...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE THE CITIES OF...Telluride...Silverton...Rico.

* TIMING...Occasional snow showers expected through early this
evening. The snow may be heavy at times.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...6 to 12 inches above 9000 feet with locally
higher amounts on favored south facing slopes. Lighter
accumulations down to 7000 feet.

* WINDS...South 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* IMPACTS...Moderate and occasionally heavy snowfall will make
travel difficult...especially over mountain passes. Visibility
may be reduced to under a quarter mile at times in snow and
blowing snow.

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.

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Winter Weather Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Socorro

Southwest Mountains-
257 AM MST Sun Feb 19 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 to 4 inches below 7500 feet and 4 to 8
inches above 7500 feet, with locally higher amounts possible
over the peaks.

* TIMING...Snow showers will continue today before diminishing
and ending late in the day.

* WINDS...Southwest at 5 to 10 mph.

* SNOW LEVELS...Around 7000 feet.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Roads will become snow covered and icy above
7500 feet, especially on bridges and overpasses. Beware of
sudden drops in visibility due to the snow and areas of fog.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities.

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Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Grant
  • Sierra

Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Including the cities of Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston,
and Fort Bayard
1059 PM MST Sat Feb 18 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST
SUNDAY...

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW ABOVE 7500 FT AND 1
TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW BETWEEN 6500 FT AND 7500 FT. LOCATIONS
BELOW 6500 FT MAY SEE A MIX OF SNOW AND RAIN WITH A DUSTING TO
NEAR 1 INCH SNOW ACCUMULATION.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BECOME DIFFICULT AS ROADS BECOME
SNOW COVERED AND ICY. THE VISIBILITY MAY FALL BELOW A QUARTER
MILE IN SNOW AND FOG.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow will cause
travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving.
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