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New Mexico, Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 10:49 AM MST on January 20, 2017

Expires 7:00 AM EST on January 22, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 5 PM this
afternoon to 5 am MST Sunday...

* event... snowfall... heavy at times will occur this evening
through Saturday above 6000 feet. Snowfall totals of 7 to 14
inches will occur above 6000 feet. Strong winds Saturday
afternoon may cause widespread power outages and near blizzard
conditions.

* Timing... light snow will be possible this afternoon then heavy
snows will arrive this evening and continue off and on through
Saturday evening.

* Main impact... Road closures will be possible and dangerous
driving conditions likely on mountain roads above 6000 feet.

* Other impacts... very strong and gusty winds this evening and
Saturday will produce blowing and drifting snow causing poor
visibilities under a quarter mile in some areas. Some locations
will see near blizzard conditions Saturday afternoon and early
evening. In addition on Saturday these very strong winds could
lead to wide spread power outages and significant tree falls.

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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Alabama - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Alaska - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Record Report
California - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory , High Surf Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory , High Surf Warning , Flood Watch , High Surf Warning, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Hydrologic Statement , High Surf Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Dense Fog Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Wind Watch
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Kansas - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Maryland - Dense Fog Advisory
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Mississippi - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Montana - Freezing Fog Advisory
Nebraska - Dense Fog Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
New Mexico - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
New York - Special Statement
North Carolina - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Ohio - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Oregon - High Surf Warning , High Surf Advisory , High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Pennsylvania - Dense Fog Advisory
South Carolina - Special Statement , Record Report
South Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - High Surf Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
West Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Wyoming - Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
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