Far Northwest Highlands Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 10:23 PM MST Jan. 15, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 8 PM MST

* what... snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5
inches with locally higher amounts up to 10 inches above 9500
feet. Westerly winds will gust as high as 35 mph at times in
the mountains.

* Where... far northwest Highlands and San Juan/Tusas Mountains.

* When... continuing now to 8 PM MST Wednesday. The heaviest
snowfall is likely between 12 am and 12 PM Wednesday.

* Additional details... heavy snow will cause slick travel and
snow packed roads. Driving will be very difficult, especially
along U.S. Highways 64 and 84. Visibility may be reduced below
one half mile at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads
and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest Road conditions for New Mexico can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1 or 1-800-432-4269.

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