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New Mexico, Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet

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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Alabama - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Alaska - Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Record Report
California - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , High Surf Warning, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory , High Surf Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , High Surf Warning , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , High Surf Warning , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Dense Fog Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Wind Watch , Special Statement
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Illinois - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Dense Fog Advisory
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Kansas - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Nebraska - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
New Mexico - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
New York - Special Statement
North Carolina - Special Statement , Record Report
North Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Ohio - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Oregon - High Surf Warning, High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory , High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Pennsylvania - Dense Fog Advisory
South Carolina - Special Statement , Record Report
South Dakota - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - High Surf Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
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