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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
358 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

NMZ515-527>540-311300-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-QUAY COUNTY-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...
CLOVIS...CONCHAS...ELK...FORT SUMNER...LAS VEGAS...PICACHO...
PORTALES...RATON...SPRINGER...ROSWELL...ROY...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
358 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS EASTERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. NEW SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO ONE INCH ARE
POSSIBLE THROUGH 6 AM MST...MAINLY ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS AND NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS. ELSEWHERE ACROSS
THE EASTERN PLAINS...RAIN OR A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW IS EXPECTED. FOR
THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM OR DIAL 5 1 1.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
517 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

NMZ501>540-311300-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
517 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE IN ADVANCE OF AN UPPER
LEVEL STORM SYSTEM. SIGNIFICANT AND HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN WHILE A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW
IS EXPECTED AT LOWER ELEVATIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING
SATURDAY NIGHT. THIS PROLONGED PERIOD OF HEAVY WET SNOW IN THE
MOUNTAINS MAY COMPROMISE THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF SOME ROOF
TOPS...ESPECIALLY AT ELEVATIONS ABOVE 9000 FEET WHERE GREATER THAN
A FOOT OF SNOW IS LIKELY. TREE LIMBS MAY BREAK AND POWER LINES
MAY BE DOWN DUE TO THE HEAVY SNOW. EXPECT WINTER DRIVING
CONDITIONS.

WEATHER CAN CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY. ALWAYS USE THE LATEST FORECASTS...
WATCHES AND WARNINGS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/ABQ
OR BY CALLING 1.888.386.7637.

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