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Freezing Fog Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
733 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...AREAS OF FREEZING FOG DEVELOPING ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN NEW
MEXICO...

.LIGHT EASTERLY UPSLOPE FLO...HIGH RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW FREEZING WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE AREAS
OF FREEZING FOG ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN NEW MEXICO OVERNIGHT.

NMZ515-521>524-526>529-531>533-539-021200-
/O.NEW.KABQ.ZF.Y.0006.150302T0233Z-150302T1600Z/
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
ESTANCIA VALLEY-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-HARDING COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
733 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

...FREEZING FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A FREEZING
FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MST MONDAY.

* LOCATION...EAST SLOPES OF THE SANDIA...MANZANO AND SANGRE DE
  CRISTO MOUNTAINS INCLUDING THE ADJACENT HIGHLANDS AND RATON
  MESA.

* TIMING...FREEZING FOG IS ALREADY OCCURRING ACROSS THE NORTHEAST
  AND EAST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS AND WILL GRADUALLY SPREAD TO INCLUDE
  THE REMAINDER OF THE ADVISED AREA. FOG WILL DIMINISH MID MORNING
  MONDAY.

* VISIBILITY...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS.

* LOCAL IMPACTS...DIFFICULT AND POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS WILL MATERIALIZE OVERNIGHT DUE TO SIGNIFICANT
  LIMITATIONS TO VISIBILITY AND ICE DEVELOPING ON ROADS. THIS
  INCLUDES INTERSTATE 25 FROM NEAR GLORIETA PASS THROUGH RATON
  PASS AND INTERSTATE 40 FROM NEAR TIJERAS TO NEAR SANTA ROSA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZING FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITY WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. FREEZING FOG CREATES VERY
HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. PEOPLE ARE ADVISED TO AVOID TRAVEL
IF POSSIBLE...BUT IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY...SLOW DOWN...USE YOUR
LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS FOR BLACK ICE ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
255 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-022100-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-
LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-
BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
255 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2015 /155 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...SOUTHWEST TEXAS AND WEST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

DRIZZLE AND FOG WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT...MAINLY ALONG AND EAST OF
THE PECOS RIVER. FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FOG CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE
WESTERN LOW ROLLING PLAINS AND NORTHERN PERMIAN BASIN. THIS WILL
REDUCE VISIBILITIES AND RESULT IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND FOG IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER THE
WESTERN LOW ROLLING PLAINS MONDAY MORNING...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS
DRIVING CONDITIONS.

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION WEDNESDAY...BRINGING
A RETURN OF WINTER WEATHER TO THE AREA THROUGH THURSDAY...AND LIKELY
RESULT IN MORE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$
THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WATCHES...WARNINGS...ADVISORIES...
AND STATEMENTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
MIDLAND CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT /LOWER CASE/
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MIDLAND

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
526 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

NMZ501>540-021300-
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-
526 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL PERSIST OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST
AND NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO THROUGH TONIGHT. HOWEVER...ACCUMULATING
SNOW LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO RISE AND GENERALLY REMAIN ABOVE 8500
FEET DURING THE DAY...LOWERING ONLY SLIGHTLY TONIGHT. MEANWHILE...AREAS
OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN OR DRIZZLE AND FREEZING FOG WILL BECOME
FAIRLY WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS TONIGHT INTO MONDAY
MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

FOLLOWING A BRIEF LULL IN NORTHERN MOUNTAIN SNOW COVERAGE MONDAY
MORNING...WIDESPREAD HEAVY SNOW WILL RETURN TO THE REGION MONDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY. A DRIER BUT MUCH COLDER PATTERN DEVELOPS
WEDNESDAY WITH TEMPERATURES REMAINING BELOW AVERAGE THROUGH THE
END OF THE WEEK.

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

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW AND RAINFALL REPORTS THROUGH
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE WEB SITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/ABQ OR BY CALLING 1.888.386.7637. YOU CAN ALSO SUBMIT
STORM REPORTS AND PHOTOS ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OR VIA TWITTER USING
THE HASHTAG N M W X.

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