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Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 4:37 PM MDT on April 30, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 01, 2016


... Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 6 PM MDT Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow... which is in effect until 6 PM MDT
Sunday.

* Snow accumulations... 2 to 5 inches... except 4 to 8 inches in the
Chuska Mountains. Locally higher amounts on east facing slopes
of elevated terrain.

* Timing... rain and snow early this evening will change over to
all snow by late this evening. Periods of moderate to heavy snow
are expected late tonight into Sunday morning... before the snow
decreases in coverage and intensity Sunday afternoon.

* Winds... northeast and east at 15 to 25 mph with higher gusts in
the northeast and far northeast Highlands... and around Taos.
Southeast winds are expected across the Chuska Mountains and in
Taos.

* Snow levels... starting above 8500 feet during the early
evening... will drop to valley bottoms by late tonight. The snow
level will then lift to near 7000 feet across northeast areas
Sunday afternoon... and to near 8500 feet across the Chuska
Mountains.

* Local impacts... roads will become snow packed and icy. Some
blowing and drifting of snow is expected. The visibility will
drop below a half mile at times tonight during periods of
heavy snow.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow
covered roads and limited visibilities.





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