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New Mexico, East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 4:37 PM MDT on April 30, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 01, 2016

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 PM MDT Sunday...

* snow accumulations... 8 to 12 inches with locally higher amounts
around 15 inches on higher peaks and east facing slopes.

* Timing... snow will 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... 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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