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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 8:22 PM MST on January 20, 2017

Expires 10:00 PM EST on January 21, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 8 PM MST
Saturday...

* snow accumulations... 3 to 6 inches in the upper Rio Grande
Valley. Six to 12 inches at elevations above 8000 feet with
locally greater amounts over the peaks and along west facing
slopes of the Southwest Mountains.

* Timing... snow will increase in coverage and intensity tonight
then persist through Saturday. Snow will taper off Saturday
evening.

* Winds... southwest 10 to 25 mph with gusts from 20 to 35 mph
tonight... strengthening Saturday from 25 to 40 mph with
occasional gusts from 35 to 55 mph. The stronger winds will
occur over ridgetops.

* Snow levels... cold enough for snow at all locations.

* Local impacts... roads will become snow packed and icy with
reduced visibility in snow and blowing snow. Areas of blowing
and drifting snow are expected with significant visibility
restriction at times. Travel will become difficult or impossible
at high elevations above 8000 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and blowing snow means
severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring.
Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel
dangerous. Strong winds are likely. 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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Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
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