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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 11:13 AM MDT on April 30, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 01, 2016


... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 3 PM this afternoon to
6 PM MDT Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for heavy snow... which is in effect from 3 PM this
afternoon to 6 PM MDT Sunday.

* Snow accumulations... 8 to 12 inches with locally higher amounts on
higher peaks and east facing slopes.

* Timing... snow will begin this afternoon... then increase in
coverage and intensity this evening. Periods of heavy snow will
continue through the late night hours... before moderating on
Sunday morning and persisting through Sunday afternoon.

* Winds... generally out of the east at 15 to 25 mph.

* Snow levels... starting above 8500 feet this afternoon... then
dropping to valley bottoms this evening.

* Local impacts... roads will become snow packed and icy. Some
blowing and drifting of snow is expected. The visibility will
drop below a quarter mile at times tonight 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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