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New Mexico, Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 5:27 AM MDT on April 27, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on April 27, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 PM MDT this
evening...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow remains in
effect until 6 PM MDT this evening.

* Snow accumulations... total snow accumulations of 5 to 10
inches... locally up to 15 inches. Highest amounts are expected
along the east slopes of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

* Timing... widespread moderate to heavy snow will continue
primarily through the morning hours... tapering off to snow
showers during the afternoon.

* Winds... northeast at 15 to 25 mph.

* Snow levels... dropping to between 6000 and 6500 feet this
morning with accumulating snow levels falling to near or just
below 7000 feet.

* Local impacts... roads above 7500 feet including Raton and
bobcat passes will likely become snow packed and icy. The
visibility will fall below a half mile during periods of heavy
snow.

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.










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