Sandia/Manzano Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 8:48 AM MST on January 30, 2015

...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 5 PM MST Saturday...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow remains in effect until 5 PM MST Saturday.

* Snow accumulations...expect snowfall accumulations between 3 to 6 inches below 7500 feet and 6 to 10 inches above 7500 feet. The highest elevations will see accumulations between 12 and 16 inches. Guadalupe County will see a wide range in snow totals with 1 to 5 inches possible from east to west.

* Timing...snow will increase in intensity today and continue through much of the day on Saturday.

* Winds...no significant winds are expected with this storm system.

* Snow levels...snow levels will fluctuate between 5000 and 6500 feet depending on the time of Day. Mountain locales can expect mostly snow.

* Local impacts...heavy wet snow will accumulate on roadways... especially if snow rates are high. Winter driving conditions are expected at times...especially above 7500 feet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 9:23 am MST on January 30, 2015

Snow and liquid equivalent reports for day 1 of a multi-day precipitation event.

Preliminary snow reports across north and central New Mexico for the last 25 hours.

...County... storm total time/date of location /inches/ measurement

...Bernalillo County... Estancia 13 NW 2.5 900 am 1/30 Sedillo 1 ESE 1.4 915 am 1/30 Sedillo 1 E 1.4 815 am 1/30 Sedillo 3 N 1.3 915 am 1/30 Tijeras 5 E 1.1 915 am 1/30 Albuquerque 8 ENE 1.0 915 am 1/30 - Spain and imperata. Sandia Park 8 W 1.0 915 am 1/30 Sandia Park 4 E 1.0 915 am 1/30 Albuquerque 4 NE 1.0 845 am 1/30 - San Antonio and Louisiana. Sandia Park 4 ESE 1.0 440 am 1/30 Albuquerque 7 E 0.8 814 am 1/30 - Comanche and Tramway. 0.12 liquid Tijeras 1 SSW 0.8 915 am 1/30 Albuquerque 5 NE 0.5 915 am 1/30 - San Antonio and Louisiana. Albuquerque 2 se 0.3 915 am 1/30 - constitution and Carlisle. Albuquerque 8 ENE 0.3 915 am 1/30 - Academy and imperata. Albuquerque 8 SW 0.2 915 am 1/30 - Sage and 98th street.

...Catron County... Datil 2 W 2.3 915 am 1/30 Luna 6 SSE 1.0 500 am 1/30 - Frisco Divide snotel.

...Cibola County... Bluewater Lake 11 WSW 4.0 500 am 1/30 - Rice Park snotel. Cubero 4.0 850 am 1/30 San Rafael 9 W 2.4 915 am 1/30 San Fidel 2.0 755 am 1/30 Grants 1 W 1.7 915 am 1/30 El Morro 5 E 1.0 814 am 1/30

...Colfax County... Eagle Nest 1.0 700 am 1/30 Angel Fire 0.2 915 am 1/30

...Lincoln County... Bonito Lake 3 NE 0.3 915 am 1/30

...Los Alamos County... Los Alamos 5 WNW 3.0 600 am 1/30 - quemazon snotel.

...Mora County... Angel Fire 10 SSE 1.6 915 am 1/30 Guadalupita 6 NNW 1.4 915 am 1/30

...Rio Arriba County... Alcalde 19 N 5.5 915 am 1/30 Espanola 2 NNE 3.0 915 am 1/30 Cuba 9 E 3.0 600 am 1/30 - vacas locas snotel. Abiquiu 8 WNW 2.0 915 am 1/30 Youngsville 1 NNE 1.8 915 am 1/30 Canones 5 NW 1.5 915 am 1/30 Canones 1 N 1.5 915 am 1/30 Chama 1.3 700 am 1/30 Navajo Dam 1 WNW 0.3 600 am 1/30

...San Juan County... Toadlena 5 SSW 3.0 600 am 1/30 - Navajo Whiskey Creek snotel. Farmington 3 S 2.0 915 am 1/30 Farmington 3 NE 2.0 915 am 1/30 Farmington 1 NW 1.1 915 am 1/30 Farmington 10 N 0.3 915 am 1/30

...San Miguel County... Rociada 8 SW 2.0 700 am 1/30 - wesner Springs snotel. Mineral Hill 2 WNW 1.5 915 am 1/30 Manuelitas 2 WNW 1.4 915 am 1/30 San Geronimo 1 se 1.0 915 am 1/30 Romeroville 1 NNW 0.5 915 am 1/30

...Sandoval County... Cuba 9 WSW 3.0 825 am 1/30 Placitas 2 NE 1.6 915 am 1/30 Ponderosa 3 ENE 1.4 915 am 1/30 Rio Rancho 2 WSW 1.2 915 am 1/30 - abrazo and unser. Rio Rancho 4 WSW 1.0 915 am 1/30 - Idalia and rainbows. Placitas 1 SW 1.0 915 am 1/30 Corrales 1 NW 1.0 700 am 1/30 Rio Rancho 2 se 1.0 915 am 1/30 - high resort and Highway 528. Corrales 2 WNW 0.8 915 am 1/30 Bernalillo 2 W 0.5 915 am 1/30 Rio Rancho 1 ENE 0.3 915 am 1/30 - Kim and Idalia. Rio Rancho 6 NE 0.1 915 am 1/30 - Highway 550 and Highway 528.

...Santa Fe County... Espanola 1 se 3.0 915 am 1/30 Santa Cruz 2 W 2.5 705 am 1/30 White Rock 1 WNW 2.3 915 am 1/30 Glorieta 8 NNW 2.0 600 am 1/30 - Elk cabin snotel. Tererro 6 WNW 2.0 600 am 1/30 - Santa Fe snotel. Glorieta 1 SSE 1.6 915 am 1/30 Lamy 5 NNW 1.5 915 am 1/30 Tesuque 1.4 915 am 1/30 Lamy 5 NW 1.3 915 am 1/30 Santa Fe 4 NW 1.3 915 am 1/30 Lamy 5 NW 1.3 400 am 1/30 Lamy 4 NNW 1.2 915 am 1/30 Agua Fria 2 SW 1.2 915 am 1/30 Santa Fe 1 ENE 1.0 915 am 1/30 Lamy 4 NW 1.0 915 am 1/30 Santa Fe 8 SW 1.0 755 am 1/30 Lamy 3 N 0.8 915 am 1/30 Lamy 6 NNW 0.8 915 am 1/30 Edgewood 2 NW 0.8 915 am 1/30 Santa Fe 1 WSW 0.7 915 am 1/30 Santa Fe 3 SSW 0.6 915 am 1/30 Santa Fe 1 SW 0.2 215 am 1/30

...Taos County... Los Cordovas 2 SSW 2.0 915 am 1/30 Taos 13 NW 1.8 915 am 1/30 Taos 4 NNW 1.0 725 am 1/30 El Prado 3 NW 1.0 915 am 1/30 Taos 2 SSE 0.7 915 am 1/30

...Torrance County... Manzano 2 se 3.0 700 am 1/30 Encino 3 SSW 0.9 700 am 1/30 Moriarty 1 N 0.8 700 am 1/30

Preliminary liquid equivalent reports across north and central New Mexico for the last 25 hours.

...County... storm total time/date of location /inches/ measurement

...Bernalillo County... Albuquerque 8 SW 0.25 915 am 1/30 - Sage and 98th street. Estancia 13 NW 0.21 900 am 1/30 Sandia Park 4 E 0.19 915 am 1/30 Tijeras 5 E 0.16 915 am 1/30 Sedillo 1 ESE 0.16 915 am 1/30 Sedillo 1 E 0.16 815 am 1/30 Albuquerque 8 ENE 0.13 915 am 1/30 - Spain and imperata. Isleta Pueblo 4 NNW 0.11 915 am 1/30 Sandia Park 8 W 0.11 915 am 1/30 Sedillo 3 N 0.10 915 am 1/30 Albuquerque 3 W 0.10 915 am 1/30 - Candelaria and Rio Grande.

...Catron County... Datil 2 W 0.35 915 am 1/30 Beaverhead 0.18 508 am 1/30 - Beaverhead RAWS. Omega 8 NNW 0.13 915 am 1/30

...Cibola County... San Rafael 9 W 0.38 915 am 1/30 El Morro 5 E 0.34 814 am 1/30 Grants 1 W 0.15 915 am 1/30 Milan 2 SSW 0.13 515 am 1/30 - kgnt AWOS.

...Los Alamos County... Los Alamos 1 NNE 0.30 915 am 1/30

...McKinley County... Gallup 3 WNW 0.46 840 am 1/30 - kgup ASOS.

...Mora County... Angel Fire 10 SSE 0.17 915 am 1/30

...Rio Arriba County... Alcalde 19 N 0.35 915 am 1/30 Espanola 2 NNE 0.30 915 am 1/30 Chamisal 6 WNW 0.24 915 am 1/30 Abiquiu 8 WNW 0.22 915 am 1/30 Canones 1 N 0.18 915 am 1/30 Monero 12 S 0.15 853 am 1/30 - Stone Lake RAWS. Chama 2 N 0.12 906 am 1/30 Youngsville 1 NNE 0.11 915 am 1/30 Canones 5 NW 0.10 915 am 1/30

...San Juan County... Farmington 1 NW 0.65 915 am 1/30 Farmington 2 W 0.29 838 am 1/30 - kfmn ASOS. Farmington 3 WSW 0.25 915 am 1/30 Farmington 3 NE 0.18 915 am 1/30 Farmington 10 N 0.14 915 am 1/30

...San Miguel County... San Geronimo 1 se 0.14 915 am 1/30 Mineral Hill 2 WNW 0.12 915 am 1/30 Manuelitas 2 WNW 0.11 915 am 1/30 Romeroville 1 NNW 0.10 915 am 1/30

...Sandoval County... Placitas 1 SW 0.25 915 am 1/30 Jemez Springs 11 ENE 0.21 909 am 1/30 Corrales 2 WNW 0.21 915 am 1/30 Rio Rancho 2 WSW 0.19 915 am 1/30 - abrazo and unser. Rio Rancho 2 se 0.17 915 am 1/30 - high resort and Highway 528. Corrales 1 ESE 0.16 915 am 1/30 Jemez Springs 4 NNW 0.16 907 am 1/30 Rio Rancho 4 ENE 0.14 915 am 1/30 - Iris and Highway 528. Bernalillo 2 W 0.14 915 am 1/30 Rio Rancho 1 ENE 0.13 915 am 1/30 - Kim and Idalia. Corrales 1 ENE 0.13 915 am 1/30 Rio Rancho 4 WSW 0.11 915 am 1/30 - Idalia and rainbows. Ponderosa 3 ENE 0.11 915 am 1/30 Corrales 1 SSE 0.10 915 am 1/30

...Santa Fe County... Espanola 1 se 0.26 915 am 1/30 White Rock 1 WNW 0.23 915 am 1/30 Tesuque 0.22 915 am 1/30 Glorieta 1 SSE 0.18 915 am 1/30 Santa Fe 3 SSW 0.15 915 am 1/30 Lamy 4 NW 0.14 915 am 1/30 Santa Fe 4 NW 0.12 915 am 1/30 Lamy 4 NNW 0.12 915 am 1/30 Lamy 6 NNW 0.11 915 am 1/30 Lamy 5 NW 0.10 915 am 1/30 Santa Fe 1 ENE 0.10 915 am 1/30 Lamy 5 NNW 0.10 915 am 1/30

...Socorro County... San Antonio 1 se 0.10 915 am 1/30

...Taos County... Taos 0.16 915 am 1/30 Los Cordovas 2 SSW 0.15 915 am 1/30 Taos 13 NW 0.15 915 am 1/30 Taos 2 SSE 0.10 915 am 1/30

...Torrance County... Manzano 2 se 0.33 700 am 1/30

...Valencia County... Rio communities 0.23 915 am 1/30 Valencia 1 E 0.16 915 am 1/30 Belen 5 SSE 0.10 915 am 1/30 Peralta 2 SSE 0.10 915 am 1/30