Upper Rio Grande Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 6:05 AM MDT Mar. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 1 PM MDT this

* snow accumulations... 2 to 4 inches below 8000 feet with higher
amounts of 3 to 5 inches above.

* Timing... periods of light to moderate snow will continue through
the morning with snow decreasing in coverage and intensity late
this morning and into the afternoon.

* Winds... westerly 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph, becoming
more northwesterly this morning.

* Snow levels... snow levels will rise to 8000 feet by noon.

* Local impacts... blowing and drifting of snow expected.
Visibilities below 1 mile will occur at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
visibilities will be restricted due to a combination of falling
and blowing snow.