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Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 4:12 AM MST on January 22, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on January 24, 2017


... Winter Storm Watch in effect from this evening through late
Monday night...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Winter
Storm Watch... which is in effect from this evening through late
Monday night.

* Snow accumulations... significant amounts up to 6 inches at
elevations near or below 7500 feet with 6 to 12 inches possible
over the higher terrain.

* Timing... snow will begin this evening... may taper off Monday
as the snow level rises somewhat then will become more
widespread and heavier Monday night. Snow should begin to taper
off by early Tuesday.

* Winds... west sustained at 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35
mph. Stronger sustained winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to
around 50 mph possible over ridgetops and exposed areas Monday.

* Snow levels... temperatures will be cold enough for snow at all
locations tonight and early Monday. The snow level may rise to
around 7500 feet by Monday afternoon but is expected to lower
again Monday night.

* Local impacts... roads may become snowpacked and icy... such as
Highway 550 from the Farmington area to Cuba and Highway 64/84
from Dulce to Chama. Areas of reduced visibilities in blowing
snow will add to the hazardous travel conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remember... a Winter Storm Watch means conditions are favorable
for a hazardous winter weather event in and close to the watch
area. Monitor the latest forecasts at weather.Gov/abq... listen
to NOAA Weather Radio or your favorite media outlet.




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Alabama - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Alaska - Wind Chill Warning , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning
Arizona - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
California - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning , High Surf Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory , High Surf Warning, Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory, Wind Advisory
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Statement, Beach Hazard Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Wind Warning
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
Maryland - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Massachusetts - Areal Flood Watch , High Wind Watch , Dense Fog Advisory, High Wind Watch , Dense Fog Advisory, High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory
Missouri - Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory, Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , High Wind Warning, Dense Fog Advisory
New Mexico - High Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Watch
New York - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Watch , High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
North Carolina - Special Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory
Ohio - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Oklahoma - Lake Wind Advisory
Oregon - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Pennsylvania - Dense Fog Advisory, Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Areal Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory, High Wind Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
South Carolina - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Lake Wind Advisory
South Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory
Tennessee - Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Vermont - Special Statement
Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
West Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
- Marine Fog Advisory

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