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New Mexico, Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River

Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 3:40 PM MST on December 21, 2014

Expires 7:00 AM EST on December 23, 2014


... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 6 am Monday to 5 am MST
Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow... which is in effect
from 6 am Monday to 5 am MST Tuesday.

* Snow accumulations... generally 2 to 6 inches above 8500 feet
with localized amounts of 8 inches on isolated peaks above 10000
feet.

* Timing... occasional snow showers will turn more periodic and
persistent Monday morning and through the afternoon. Snow will
gradually turn more intermittent Monday night... diminishing
completely by Tuesday morning.

* Winds... sustained winds of 25 to 35 mph with occasional gusts to
50 mph will be possible on Monday... mostly over west facing
slopes and ridge tops of the jemez and Tusas Mountains. This
could further reduce visibility due to blowing snow.

* Snow levels... snow levels will be dropping to 5500 to 6500 feet
late Monday... but the most significant accumulations will be
found above 8500 feet.

* Local impacts... snow will reduce visibility and create snow
packed and icy roads. Travel will likely be
impacted... especially on higher elevation roads.

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.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:38 PM MST on December 21, 2014


Preliminary peak non-thunderstorm wind gust reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 14 hours.

... County... Peak gust time/date of
   location /mph/ measurement

... Chaves County...
   Mesa 4 S 49 1045 am 12/21
   Mesa 8 se 47 1222 PM 12/21
   Bitter Lake wildlife ref 14 NNE 40 237 PM 12/21
      - Eight Mile draw RAWS.

... Colfax County...
   Angel Fire 2 NNW 43 135 PM 12/21
      - kaxx AWOS.

... Curry County...
   Cannon AFB 1 N 40 247 PM 12/21
      - kcvs ASOS.
   Texico 3 NNW 38 255 PM 12/21
      - kcvn AWOS.

... De Baca County...
   Fort Sumner 1 E 46 110 PM 12/21
   Sumner Lake 1 NW 44 502 PM 12/21

... Guadalupe County...
   Pastura 2 NE 51 915 PM 12/21
   Vaughn 4 NE 46 135 PM 12/21
   Milagro 3 ESE 46 715 PM 12/21

... Lincoln County...
   Fort Stanton 2 SSW 55 955 PM 12/21
      - ksrr AWOS.
   Encinoso 18 NNE 51 1220 PM 12/21
   Ancho 10 NNE 36 1100 am 12/21
   Nogal 5 NW 36 1230 PM 12/21

... Los Alamos County...
   Los Alamos 2 SSW 44 845 PM 12/21

... Roosevelt County...
   Dora 2 SW 47 120 PM 12/21
   Milnesand 4 E 40 219 PM 12/21
   Tolar 13 se 40 314 PM 12/21
      - Melrose range RAWS.

... San Miguel County...
   San Miguel 3 SSW 48 450 PM 12/21
   Las Vegas 6 NE 45 151 PM 12/21
      - klvs ASOS.

... Sandoval County...
   Placitas 1 ESE 48 412 PM 12/21

... Torrance County...
   Clines Corners 1 SSE 61 155 PM 12/21
      - kcqc ASOS.
   Moriarty 3 ESE 43 1015 am 12/21
      - k0e0 AWOS.
   Duran 4 NNE 39 215 PM 12/21

Preliminary sustained wind reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 14 hours.

... County... wind speed time/date of
   location /mph/ measurement

... Chaves County...
   Mesa 4 S 39 1045 am 12/21
   Mesa 8 se 37 1212 PM 12/21

... Colfax County...
   Angel Fire 2 NNW 33 155 PM 12/21
      - kaxx AWOS.

... Curry County...
   Texico 3 NNW 32 315 PM 12/21
      - kcvn AWOS.

... Guadalupe County...
   Pastura 2 NE 33 915 PM 12/21

... Lincoln County...
   Fort Stanton 2 SSW 38 955 PM 12/21
      - ksrr AWOS.

... Roosevelt County...
   Dora 2 SW 35 120 PM 12/21
   Milnesand 4 E 31 521 PM 12/21

... San Miguel County...
   Las Vegas 6 NE 35 153 PM 12/21
      - klvs ASOS.

... Torrance County...
   Clines Corners 1 SSE 43 153 PM 12/21
      - kcqc ASOS.


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