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Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 2:41 PM MST Feb. 17, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 8 PM this evening to 5 PM
MST Tuesday...

* what... heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 15
inches expected with up to two feet atop the tusas and southern
Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph.

* Where... Chuska Mountains, far northwest Highlands, northern
mountains, upper Rio Grande Valley, Raton ridge and Johnson
Mesa, far northeast Highlands and northeast Highlands.

* When... from 8 PM this evening to 5 PM MST Tuesday with the
heaviest snowfall expected to occur early Tuesday morning.

* Additional details... travel could be very difficult to
impossible from snowpacked and icy roads, in particular along
the I-25 corridor from Glorieta Pass to Raton Pass.

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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