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Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 3:10 AM MST Feb. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning
to 5 am MST Saturday...

* what... heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 10
inches, except 10 to 20 inches above 7500 feet expected. Locally
higher amounts are possible along the highest peaks of the
Southwest Mountains. South winds gusting as high as 40 mph today
and Friday.

* Where... northwest Highlands, west Central Plateau, west
central mountains, west Central Highlands, Southwest
Mountains, San Francisco River Valley and Jemez Mountains.

* When... from 11 am Thursday to 5 am MST Saturday.

* Additional details... travel could become very difficult to
impossible by Thursday night. The Friday morning commute could
be especially hazardous due to snowpacked and icy roadways,
including the I-40 corridor near and west of Grants. Periods of
low visibility are likely in falling and blowing snow.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest Road conditions for New Mexico can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1 or 1-800-432-4269.





310 am MST Thu Feb 21 2019

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning
to 5 am MST Saturday...

* what... heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 10
inches, except 10 to 20 inches above 7500 feet expected. Locally
higher amounts are possible along the highest peaks of the
Southwest Mountains. South winds gusting as high as 40 mph today
and Friday.

* Where... northwest Highlands, west Central Plateau, west
central mountains, west Central Highlands, Southwest
Mountains, San Francisco River Valley and Jemez Mountains.

* When... from 11 am Thursday to 5 am MST Saturday.

* Additional details... travel could become very difficult to
impossible by Thursday night. The Friday morning commute could
be especially hazardous due to snowpacked and icy roadways,
including the I-40 corridor near and west of Grants. Periods of
low visibility are likely in falling and blowing snow.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest Road conditions for New Mexico can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1 or 1-800-432-4269.





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