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New Mexico, East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains

Blizzard Warning

Statement as of 9:46 PM MDT on March 23, 2017

Expires 3:00 PM EDT on March 24, 2017


... Blizzard Warning in effect until 1 PM MDT Friday...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Blizzard
Warning, which is in effect until 1 PM MDT Friday. The Winter
Weather Advisory is no longer in effect.

* Snow accumulations... 5 to 8 inches and locally up to 12 inches
on the higher peaks and around and east of Raton Pass.

* Timing... snow and blowing snow will intensify after midnight.
Snow intensity and visibility reductions will be greatest
around 3 hours either side of daybreak. Snow will diminish
midday Friday.

* Winds... becoming west 30 to 40 mph with gusts 55 to 65 mph
later tonight and northwest at similar speeds Friday morning.

* Snow levels... temperatures will be cold enough for snow at all
locations.

* Local impacts... Interstate 25 at Raton Pass will become snow
covered and treacherous overnight. U.S. Route 64/87 from Raton
to Des Moines could become snow covered and slippery Friday
morning. High winds will create white-out conditions on these
highways.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remember, a Blizzard Warning means extreme winter weather
conditions are imminent or highly likely. Do not travel unless
absolutely necessary.






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