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Winter Weather Advisory

Statement as of 3:14 PM MST on December 17, 2014

Expires 1:00 AM EST on December 18, 2014


... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 11 PM MST this
evening...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow remains in effect until 11 PM
MST this evening.

* Snow accumulations... 1 to 3 inches... except 3 to 5 inches
above 7500 feet. Locally higher amounts possible above 8500
feet and along west facing slopes.

* Timing... snow will continue through this evening.

* Winds... west to southwest 10 to 20 mph.

* Snow levels... around 6500 feet.

* Local impacts... travel may be difficult due to a combination
of low visibilities in falling snow and snowpacked and icy
roadways. Interstate 40 from Grants to the Arizona line may be
impacted as well as Highway 550 near the Continental Divide
and Cedar Hill.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

For the latest Road conditions... dial 511 or 1.800.432.4269... or
visit nmroads.Com.











Public Information Statement

Statement as of 7:52 PM MST on December 17, 2014


Preliminary snow reports across north and central New Mexico
for the last 19 hours.

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

... Bernalillo County...
   Sandia Park 4 NW 4.0 1110 am 12/17
      - Sandia ski area.
   Sedillo 3 NNE 1.0 1001 am 12/17
   Albuquerque 8 E 0.8 620 PM 12/17
      - Tramway and Montgomery.
   Sandia Park 4 E 0.7 915 am 12/17
   Sedillo 1 ESE 0.6 915 am 12/17
   Tijeras 1 SSW 0.5 915 am 12/17
   Sandia Park 8 W 0.4 915 am 12/17
   Sedillo 2 E 0.4 915 am 12/17
   San Antonito 4 E 0.2 915 am 12/17
   Albuquerque 5 NE 0.2 915 am 12/17
      - paseo del norte and Louisiana.
   Sandia Park 7 W 0.1 915 am 12/17
   Tijeras 5 E 0.1 915 am 12/17
   Albuquerque 8 ENE 0.1 915 am 12/17
      - Academy and imperata.

... Catron County...
   Pietown 19 NE 1.0 800 am 12/17
   Mogollon 6 ESE 1.0 500 PM 12/17
      - Silver Creek Divide snotel.
   Datil 2 W 0.3 915 am 12/17
   Red Hill 0.1 1037 am 12/17

... Cibola County...
   Bluewater Lake 11 WSW 5.0 500 PM 12/17
      - Rice Park snotel.
   Milan 2 SSW 1.0 800 am 12/17
   Cubero 0.5 1048 am 12/17
   Laguna Pueblo 0.1 1045 am 12/17
   Grants 1 NNW 0.1 1056 am 12/17

... Lincoln County...
   Bonito Lake 5 SW 4.0 500 PM 12/17
      - Sierra Blanca snotel.

... Los Alamos County...
   Los Alamos 1 E 2.0 350 PM 12/17
   Los Alamos 1.5 824 am 12/17
   White Rock 1.0 220 PM 12/17
   Los Alamos 1 SW 0.8 915 am 12/17

... McKinley County...
   Gallup 2 ENE 2.0 1112 am 12/17
   Prewitt 5 SW 2.0 1101 am 12/17
   Gallup 8 NNW 1.8 915 am 12/17
   Ramah 1.0 744 am 12/17
   Zuni Pueblo 1 E 1.0 1031 am 12/17

... Rio Arriba County...
   Espanola 2.8 215 PM 12/17
   Cuba 9 E 2.0 500 PM 12/17
      - vacas locas snotel.
   Lindrith 1 W 0.5 1125 am 12/17
   Tres Piedras 0.5 251 PM 12/17
   Canoncito 7 WNW 0.3 915 am 12/17
   Coyote 0.1 234 PM 12/17

... San Juan County...
   Toadlena 5 SSW 3.0 500 PM 12/17
      - Navajo Whiskey Creek snotel.

... San Miguel County...
   Rociada 8 SW 2.0 500 PM 12/17
      - wesner Springs snotel.

... Sandoval County...
   Jemez Pueblo 6 NNW 2.2 100 PM 12/17
   Rio Rancho 3 ENE 1.5 830 am 12/17
      - Iris and 528.
   Rio Rancho 6 NNW 1.5 915 am 12/17
      - unser and ginger.
   Placitas 2 NE 1.0 915 am 12/17
   Rio Rancho 3 NE 1.0 936 am 12/17
      - nm 528 and Iris.
   Cuba 9 WSW 1.0 1122 am 12/17
   Rio Rancho 2 WSW 1.0 915 am 12/17
      - abrazo and unser.
   Rio Rancho 3 SW 1.0 830 am 12/17
      - unser Blvd. And southern Blvd.
   Bernalillo 2 SW 1.0 915 am 12/17
   Placitas 1 SW 0.8 915 am 12/17
   Rio Rancho 2 ENE 0.7 915 am 12/17
      - Corrales and Highway 528.
   Placitas 0.5 1019 am 12/17
   Corrales 1 NW 0.5 630 am 12/17
   Corrales 0.3 915 am 12/17
   Torreon Navajo mission 0.2 512 PM 12/17
   Rio Rancho 6 NE 0.2 915 am 12/17
      - Highway 550 and Highway 528.

... Santa Fe County...
   Chupadero 7 ESE 8.0 412 PM 12/17
      - ski Santa Fe.
   Tererro 6 WNW 5.0 200 PM 12/17
      - Santa Fe snotel.
   Chupadero 7 ESE 3.2 430 PM 12/17
   Santa Fe 10 S 1.5 954 am 12/17
   Santa Fe 4 NW 1.3 1007 am 12/17
   Santa Fe 3 NW 1.0 1103 am 12/17
   Tesuque 3 WSW 0.3 915 am 12/17
   Santa Fe 4 NE 0.2 915 am 12/17
   Sedillo 4 NE 0.1 915 am 12/17

... Taos County...
   Tres Ritos 3 NW 4.0 413 PM 12/17
      - Sipapu ski area.
   Red River 8 SSW 3.0 517 PM 12/17
      - Taos ski area.
   Tres Ritos 4 NNW 3.0 200 PM 12/17
      - Gallegos Peak snotel.
   Llano Largo 5 SSE 2.0 200 PM 12/17
      - Rio Santa Barbara snotel.
   Arroyo Seco 8 NE 2.0 500 PM 12/17
      - Taos Powderhorn snotel.
   Taos 4 NNW 0.9 600 PM 12/17
   Taos 0.5 341 PM 12/17

Preliminary rainfall reports across north and central New Mexico
for the last 19 hours.

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

... Bernalillo County...
   Albuquerque 5 ESE 0.16 1219 PM 12/17
      - Indian school and Wyoming.
   Isleta Pueblo 3 NNW 0.13 1019 am 12/17
   Albuquerque 3 WNW 0.12 400 PM 12/17
      - Rio Grande Nature Center.
   Albuquerque 7 E 0.12 1140 am 12/17
      - Comanche and Tramway.

... Catron County...
   Glenwood 0.25 430 PM 12/17
   Beaverhead 0.10 1108 am 12/17
      - Beaverhead RAWS.

... Sandoval County...
   Rio Rancho 2 ENE 0.13 630 am 12/17
      - Kim Road and Highway 528.

Preliminary peak non-thunderstorm wind gust reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 19 hours.

... County... Peak gust time/date of
   location /mph/ measurement

... Lincoln County...
   Fort Stanton 2 SSW 43 235 PM 12/17
      - ksrr AWOS.

Preliminary sustained wind reports across north and central New
Mexico for the last 19 hours.

... County... wind speed time/date of
   location /mph/ measurement

... Lincoln County...
   Fort Stanton 2 SSW 31 235 PM 12/17
      - ksrr AWOS.


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