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New Mexico, West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 11:17 PM MST on February 27, 2017

Expires 10:00 PM EST on February 28, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 8 PM MST
Tuesday...

* snow accumulations... 7 to 12 inches with locally higher
amounts along the highest west facing mountain slopes.

* Timing... intensify tonight and last into Tuesday before
diminishing early Tuesday evening.

* Winds... west to southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to to 45
mph tonight becoming westerly 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph
on Tuesday.

* Snow levels... snow expected at all levels and time periods.

* Local impacts... significant reductions in visibility due to
heavy snowfall and blowing snow will create hazardous
conditions. Travel will be difficult at times due to
snowpacked and icy roads.

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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Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Frost Advisory, Freeze Watch , Freeze Warning, Freeze Watch , Frost Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Connecticut - Flood Warning
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Idaho - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Watch
Indiana - Flood Warning
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Michigan - Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning
Missouri - Special Statement
Montana - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Record Report
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
Nevada - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Blowing Dust Advisory , Blowing Dust Advisory, Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
New York - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Oregon - Winter Weather Advisory
South Dakota - Flood Warning
Texas - Wind Advisory , High Wind Watch , High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Blowing Dust Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Washington - Winter Weather Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning
Wyoming - High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory

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