New Mexico Weather Alerts, Southern Colorado Weather Alerts

High Wind Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Eddy

Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Guadalupe Mountains-
Including the cities of Queen, Guadalupe Mountains NP,
and Pine Springs
234 AM MST Tue Feb 20 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST THIS
MORNING...

* TIMING...Until 11 AM MST this morning.

* WINDS...Southwest 30 to 45 mph with gusts to around 60 mph.

* IMPACTS...High winds 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.

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Wind Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • Otero

West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Including the cities of Mescalero, Timberon, Mountain Park,
Cloudcroft, Sunspot, Apache Summit, Mayhill, Pinon,
and Sacramento
1250 AM MST Tue Feb 20 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

* TIMING...Strong winds will continue through the early morning
hours.

* WINDS...West to southwest winds will have sustained speeds
around 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...The strong winds will create very difficult driving
conditions especially for high profile vehicles. Smaller
buildings and other property may be damaged and a few trees
may be blown down.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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Winter Storm Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Sandoval
  • San Juan
  • McKinley
  • Los Alamos
  • Rio Arriba
  • Socorro

Far Northwest Highlands-Northwest Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Juan Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
1202 AM MST Tue Feb 20 2018

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Heavy snow and blowing snow. Additional snow
accumulations of up to 2 inches, with localized amounts up to
4 to 8 inches in the higher terrain, are expected.

* WHERE...Far Northwest Highlands, Northwest Highlands,
Southwest Mountains, Tusas Mountains and Jemez Mountains.

* WHEN...Until 5 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions. Tree
branches could fall. Winds gusting as high as 50 mph will
cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow means severe
winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or
impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest
road conditions for the state you are calling from can be
obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Sandoval
  • Santa Fe

Santa Fe Metro Area-
1202 AM MST Tue Feb 20 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow. Total snow accumulations of up
to 1 to 3 inches are expected.

* WHERE...Santa Fe Metro Area.

* WHEN...Until 8 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. In
addition, areas of poor visibility are likely. Winds gusting as
high as 45 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.
Roads may become snow packed and icy due to rapidly falling
temperatures, snow and strong winds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Sandoval
  • McKinley
  • Cibola
  • Socorro

West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
1202 AM MST Tue Feb 20 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow. Total snow accumulations of up
to 1 to 3 inches are expected.

* WHERE...West Central Plateau and West Central Mountains.

* WHEN...Until 5 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. In
addition, areas of poor visibility are likely. Winds gusting
as high as 45 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting
snow. Roads may become slick due to rapidly falling
temperatures, snow and strong winds.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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Winter Weather Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Santa Fe
  • San Miguel
  • Rio Arriba
  • Taos
  • Colfax
  • Mora

West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
Upper Rio Grande Valley-
1202 AM MST Tue Feb 20 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
accumulations of up to two inches are expected except 3 to 6
inches in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains..

* WHERE...West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Northern and
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet including Red River,
and Upper Rio Grande Valley.

* WHEN...From 11 PM this evening to 8 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. In
addition, areas of poor visibility are likely. Damage to trees
and power lines is likely. Winds gusting as high as 55 mph
will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

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High Wind Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Bernalillo
  • Sandoval
  • Santa Fe
  • San Miguel
  • Valencia
  • Colfax
  • Torrance
  • Guadalupe
  • Union
  • Mora
  • Harding

East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-
Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-Far Northeast Highlands-
Northeast Highlands-Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-
Guadalupe County-
1054 PM MST Mon Feb 19 2018
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...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...East slopes of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains,
Sandia and Manzano Mountains, Raton Ridge and Johnson Mesa,
Far Northeast Highlands, Harding, Eastern San Miguel, and
Guadalupe Counties.

* WINDS...Southwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts 60 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will persist through the early morning hours,
before gradually decreasing in the pre-dawn hours.

* VISIBILITY...Locally reduced from blowing snow in the East
Slopes of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. No restrictions
expected elsewhere.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
high profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution. Sudden
cross winds are possible.

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.

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High Wind Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Santa Fe
  • San Miguel
  • Valencia
  • Socorro
  • Lincoln
  • Torrance

Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-
1054 PM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...Central and South Central Highlands, including
Clines Corners.

* WINDS...Southwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts 60 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will persist overnight before gradually
decreasing by sunrise Tuesday morning.

* VISIBILITY...No significant visibility restrictions are
expected.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
high profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution. Sudden
cross winds are possible.

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.

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High Wind Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Chaves
  • Lincoln

South Central Mountains-Southwest Chaves County-
1054 PM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST TUESDAY...

* LOCATION...This includes the South Central Mountains and
Southwest Chaves County.

* WINDS...Southwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 65 mph,
becoming west early Tuesday morning.

* TIMING...Winds will persist through the overnight hours, then
gradually decrease Tuesday morning.

* VISIBILITY...No significant visibility restrictions expected.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...Drivers of vans, campers, trailers, and other
high profile vehicles should exercise extreme caution,
especially with cross winds.

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.

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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 and Lake Roberts
329 PM MST Mon Feb 19 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST
TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow continues. Plan on slippery road conditions. Damage
to trees and power lines is possible. Additional snow
accumulations of up to two to three inches are possible.

* WHERE...Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range.

* WHEN...Until 5 AM Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Look for reduced visibilities at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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Avalanche Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • La Plata
  • Montezuma

COZ010-012-019-058-060-061-068-201700-

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
AVALANCHE WATCH
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
846 AM MST SUN FEB 18 2018

THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE
COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER.

Avalanche watch in effect. THE COLORADO AVALANCHE INFORMATION CENTER
HAS ISSUED AN AVALANCHE WATCH

* TIMING...Issued at 8 AM MST Sunday for dangerous avalanche
conditions beginning Monday morning.

* AFFECTED AREA...Affected areas include...the Elk Mountains,
Basalt, Red Table and Hardscrabble Mountains, Ruby Range, West Elk
Mountains, Mosquito Range, Sawatch Range, San Juan Mountains, La
Plata Mountains, Needle Mountains, Grenadier Range.

* AVALANCHE DANGER...The avalanche danger could increase to
HIGH(Level 4) Monday morning if we meet or exceed the upper end
of forecast snow totals.

* REASON...A powerful winter storm will move into Colorado Sunday
night. Portions of the Central and Southern Mountains could see
new snow accumulations of 1 to 2 feet by Tuesday afternoon. Snow
will be accompanied by very strong winds. Avalanche danger could
rise to HIGH (Level 4). Natural avalanches will become likely and
large dangerous human triggered avalanches breaking near the
ground will become very likely.

* PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Backcountry users should
avoid traveling on or underneath any slope steeper than 30 degrees
during the watch period. Pay attention to changing conditions and
a rapidly increasing danger over the next 24 hours.

Consult www.colorado.gov/avalanche for detailed information.

Barlow

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