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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 2:49 PM MDT on April 28, 2017

Expires 5:00 AM EDT on April 30, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from midnight tonight
to 3 am MDT Sunday...

* snow accumulations... generally 6 to 12 inches over portions of
northeast New Mexico. Areas along the Colorado border near Raton
Pass east through northern Union County, including the peaks of
the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, may see amounts between 12 and
18 inches.

* Timing... snow will become heavier and more widespread late tonight
through Saturday, then taper off late Saturday evening.

* Winds... increasing north to northeast at 20 to 25 mph. Stronger
northerly winds between 25 and 30 mph with occasional gusts over
40 mph are forecast to develop late tonight into Saturday across
the northeast plains, Raton ridge and far northeast Highlands.

* Snow levels... snow levels will fall rapidly late tonight and
temperatures will quickly become cold enough for snow at all
locations.

* Local impacts... travel may become hazardous or impossible over
portions of northeast New Mexico Saturday, especially on
Interstate 25 between Glorieta Pass and Raton Pass, highways 64
and 87 from Raton to Clayton and Interstate 40 near Clines
Corners. In addition, heavy snow accumulating on trees that have
already leafed-out may lead to tree damage and falling limbs.


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.

For the latest Road conditions, dial 511 or 1.800.432.4269, or
visit nmroads.Com.





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