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New Mexico, Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa

Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 3:53 PM MDT on March 23, 2017

Expires 3:00 PM EDT on March 24, 2017


... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 9 PM this evening to
1 PM MDT Friday...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow, which is in effect
from 9 PM this evening to 1 PM MDT Friday.

* Snow accumulations... 3 to 6 inches and locally up to 10 inches
on the higher peaks and around and east of Raton Pass.

* Timing... snow will develop this evening on the sangres and
spread east later tonight. Snow intensity will be greatest
around 3 hours either side of daybreak. Snow will diminish
midday Friday.

* Winds... becoming west 25 to 40 mph with gusts to 55 mph tonight
and northwest at similar speeds Friday morning.

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

* Local impacts... Interstate 25 at Raton Pass will become snow
covered and treacherous overnight. U.S. Route 64/87 from Raton
to Des Moines could become snow covered and slippery Friday
morning. High winds will create white-out conditions on these
highways.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
visibilities will be restricted due to a combination of falling
and blowing snow.





High Wind Warning

Statement as of 4:15 PM MDT on March 23, 2017

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on March 23, 2017


... High Wind Warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this
evening...

* location... Raton ridge/Johnson Mesa.

* Winds... southwest 30 to 45 mph with gusts up to 60 mph through
mid-evening. Winds turning north to northwest and becoming even
stronger early Friday when a Snow and Blowing Snow Advisory GOES
into effect.

* Timing... winds will continue from the southwest and remain very
strong through mid evening before trending more westerly early
tonight. High and potentially damaging winds will develop again
late tonight through Friday morning behind another powerful cold
front from the north.

* Visibility... blowing snow impacts will increase late tonight
into Friday.

* Local impacts... unsecured objects may become airborne and
power lines may topple over. Power outages will be possible.
Cross winds will be dangerous, especially for high profile
vehicles.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remember, a High Wind Warning means damaging winds are imminent
or highly likely. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or
gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.






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