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New Mexico, Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 9:55 PM MST on December 22, 2014

Expires 7:00 AM EST on December 23, 2014


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 5 am MST
Tuesday...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow and blowing snow remains in
effect until 5 am MST Tuesday.

* Snow accumulations... 5 to 10 inches across the Sangre de
Cristo Mountains and Raton Mesa... and 3 to 5 inches
across western Union County.

* Timing... snow will continue through late this evening before
tapering off early Tuesday.

* Winds... north 10 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

* Snow levels... temperatures are cold enough for snow at all
locations.

* Local impacts... heavy snow will reduce visibilities and create
dangerous driving conditions. Slick and icy roads are likely
along U.S. Highway 64 between Des Moines and Clayton... as well
as between Eagle Nest and Cimarron.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:33 PM MST on December 22, 2014


Preliminary snow reports across north and central New Mexico
for the last 17 hours.

... County... storm total time/date of
   location /inches/ measurement

... Colfax County...
   Angel Fire 2.0 334 PM 12/22

... Taos County...
   Red River 1.0 348 PM 12/22
   Taos 0.5 315 PM 12/22

... Union County...
   Capulin 4.0 338 PM 12/22
   Folsom 9 ENE 2.0 848 am 12/22
   Folsom 6 NNE 2.0 844 am 12/22
   Grenville 0.5 753 am 12/22

Preliminary liquid equivalent reports across north and central New Mexico
for the last 17 hours.

... County... storm total time/date of
   location /inches/ measurement

... Colfax County...
   Raton crews Airport 0.10 237 PM 12/22
      - krtn ASOS.

Preliminary peak non-thunderstorm wind gust reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 17 hours.

... County... Peak gust time/date of
   location /mph/ measurement

... Bernalillo County...
   Albuquerque 5 S 55 252 PM 12/22
      - kabq ASOS.
   Albuquerque 10 WNW 47 247 PM 12/22
      - kaeg AWOS.

... Catron County...
   Reserve 1 WNW 44 408 PM 12/22
      - Reserve RAWS.

... Chaves County...
   Roswell 4 SSE 51 744 am 12/22
      - krow ASOS.
   Mesa 8 se 50 357 am 12/22
   Mesa 4 S 43 1015 am 12/22

... Cibola County...
   Milan 2 SSW 46 315 PM 12/22
      - kgnt AWOS.
   New Laguna 1 N 42 353 PM 12/22
      - Laguna RAWS.

... Guadalupe County...
   Milagro 3 ESE 44 200 PM 12/22

... Lincoln County...
   Fort Stanton 2 SSW 52 935 am 12/22
      - ksrr AWOS.

... Los Alamos County...
   Los Alamos 1 se 66 415 PM 12/22
      - klam AWOS.
   Los Alamos 2 SSW 47 745 am 12/22
   bandelier natl Monument 3 NW 46 345 am 12/22
   Los Alamos 2 ENE 44 147 am 12/22

... McKinley County...
   Gallup 3 WNW 36 207 PM 12/22
      - kgup ASOS.

... Rio Arriba County...
   Dulce 40 128 PM 12/22
      - Dulce RAWS.

... San Juan County...
   Farmington 2 W 38 210 PM 12/22
      - kfmn ASOS.

... San Miguel County...
   Las Vegas 6 NE 48 211 PM 12/22
      - klvs ASOS.

... Sandoval County...
   Placitas 1 ESE 48 122 PM 12/22
   Frijoles 48 308 PM 12/22
      - tower RAWS.
   Bandelier natl Monument 17 NW 45 810 am 12/22

... Santa Fe County...
   San Ildefonso Pueblo 6 WSW 55 300 am 12/22
   La Cienega 3 NNE 52 353 PM 12/22
      - ksaf ASOS.
   Stanley 50 354 PM 12/22
   Agua Fria 4 WSW 45 100 PM 12/22

... Taos County...
   Taos 41 100 PM 12/22
   Arroyo Hondo 5 S 41 1235 PM 12/22
      - kskx AWOS.

... Torrance County...
   Clines Corners 1 SSE 61 246 PM 12/22
      - kcqc ASOS.
   Moriarty 3 ESE 55 355 PM 12/22
      - k0e0 AWOS.
   Estancia 5 W 41 102 PM 12/22

... Valencia County...
   Belen 3 WSW 53 415 PM 12/22
      - ke80 AWOS.

Preliminary sustained wind reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 17 hours.

... County... wind speed time/date of
   location /mph/ measurement

... Chaves County...
   Mesa 8 se 38 912 am 12/22

... Lincoln County...
   Fort Stanton 2 SSW 38 355 am 12/22
      - ksrr AWOS.

... Los Alamos County...
   Los Alamos 1 se 37 415 PM 12/22
      - klam AWOS.

... Torrance County...
   Clines Corners 1 SSE 44 953 am 12/22
      - kcqc ASOS.
   Moriarty 3 ESE 37 355 PM 12/22
      - k0e0 AWOS.

... Valencia County...
   Belen 3 WSW 45 415 PM 12/22
      - ke80 AWOS.


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