Jemez Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 3:10 AM MST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

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

* what... heavy snow. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches,
except 10 to 20 inches above 7500 feet. Locally higher amounts
are possible along the highest peaks of the Southwest Mountains.
South winds gusting as high as 40 mph today will create blowing
and drifting snow.

* Where... northwest Highlands, west Central Plateau, west
central mountains, west Central Highlands, Southwest
Mountains, San Francisco River Valley and Jemez Mountains.

* When... through 5 am MST Saturday.

* Additional details... travel will become very difficult to
impossible. This morning's commute could be especially
hazardous due to snowpacked and icy roadways, including the I-
40 corridor near and west of Grants. Periods of very low
visibility are likely in falling and blowing snow.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.

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



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