Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 5:28 AM MST on November 26, 2015

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

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for snow... sleet and freezing rain... which is in
effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 5 am MST Saturday. The Winter
Storm Watch is no longer in effect.

* Snow accumulations... snow accumulations may range from a couple
of inches to around 6 inches. Accumulations of ice are also
possible due to a wintry mix of precipitation.

* Timing... precipitation is expected to become more widespread
later tonight and Friday before tapering off early Saturday

* Winds... generally northeast 15 to 25 mph tonight and Friday.
East 10 to 20 mph Friday night.

* Snow levels... snow levels will fall as significantly colder air
overspreads the eastern plains and pushes to the east slopes of
the Central Mountain chain. However... warmer air trapped above
the surface will result in a wintry mix of precipitation.

* Local impacts... accumulations of ice may become covered with
accumulations of snow... creating extremely hazardous travel.
This includes Interstate 40 from the Texas border to Clines
Corners... and Interstate 25 from the Glorieta Pass area to Raton

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow... sleet... and
ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also possible.
This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

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