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Winter Storm Watch:

Issued at: 2:39 PM MST on January 28, 2015, expires at: 5:00 PM MST on January 31, 2015
  • ...Winter Storm Watch in effect from Friday morning through Saturday afternoon... The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Winter Storm Watch...which is in effect from Friday morning through Saturday afternoon.
  • Snow accumulations...significant snow accumulations of 8 inches or more are possible...primarily at elevations above 8000 to 9000 feet. Some higher peaks above 10000 feet may see upwards of one to two feet of fresh snow accumulation.
  • Timing...Friday morning snow start will continue through much of the day on Saturday before gradually tapering off Saturday night.
  • Winds...no significant winds are expected with this storm system.
  • Snow levels...snow levels will fluctuate...rising to near 8000 feet during the afternoons...and falling back to near 5000 feet during the late nights and early mornings. The significant accumulations will generally be confined to elevations above 8000 feet.
  • Local impacts...heavy wet snow will accumulate at higher elevations...making travel difficult or impossible over some mountain passes and other high elevation roads. The heavy wet snow could compromise the structural integrity of some roof tops. 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.

Winter Storm Watch:

Issued at: 2:39 PM MST on January 28, 2015, expires at: 5:00 PM MST on January 31, 2015
  • ...Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from late Thursday night through Saturday afternoon... A Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from late Thursday night through Saturday afternoon.
  • Snow accumulations...significant snow accumulations of 8 inches or more are possible...primarily at elevations above 8000 to 9000 feet. Some higher peaks above 10000 feet may see upwards of one to two feet of fresh snow accumulation.
  • Timing...snow will begin Thursday night over the high terrain of central New Mexico...and is expected to remain periodic to steady through Saturday.
  • Winds...no significant winds are expected with this storm system.
  • Snow levels...snow levels will fluctuate...rising to near 9000 feet during the afternoons...and falling back to near 5000 feet during the late nights and early mornings. The significant accumulations will generally be confined to elevations above 8000 to 9000 feet.
  • Local impacts...heavy wet snow will accumulate at higher elevations...making travel difficult or impossible over some mountain passes and other high elevation roads. The heavy wet snow could compromise the structural integrity of some roof tops. 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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