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New Mexico, Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 2:49 PM MDT on April 28, 2017

Expires 5:00 AM EDT on April 30, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from midnight tonight
to 3 am MDT Sunday...

* snow accumulations... generally 6 to 12 inches over portions of
northeast New Mexico. Areas along the Colorado border near Raton
Pass east through northern Union County, including the peaks of
the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, may see amounts between 12 and
18 inches.

* Timing... snow will become heavier and more widespread late tonight
through Saturday, then taper off late Saturday evening.

* Winds... increasing north to northeast at 20 to 25 mph. Stronger
northerly winds between 25 and 30 mph with occasional gusts over
40 mph are forecast to develop late tonight into Saturday across
the northeast plains, Raton ridge and far northeast Highlands.

* Snow levels... snow levels will fall rapidly late tonight and
temperatures will quickly become cold enough for snow at all
locations.

* Local impacts... travel may become hazardous or impossible over
portions of northeast New Mexico Saturday, especially on
Interstate 25 between Glorieta Pass and Raton Pass, highways 64
and 87 from Raton to Clayton and Interstate 40 near Clines
Corners. In addition, heavy snow accumulating on trees that have
already leafed-out may lead to tree damage and falling limbs.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and blowing snow means
severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring.
Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel
dangerous. Strong winds are likely. Only travel in an emergency.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.

For the latest Road conditions, dial 511 or 1.800.432.4269, or
visit nmroads.Com.





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Arizona - Wind Advisory , Freeze Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
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Florida - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Special Statement , Record Report
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Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Record Report
Kansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Kentucky - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
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Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning
Nevada - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory
New Jersey - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
New York - Lakeshore Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning
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South Carolina - Flood Warning
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Utah - Wind Advisory , Hard Freeze Warning , Record Report
Virgin Islands - Areal Flood Advisory
Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
West Virginia - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch
Wyoming - Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report

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