West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 10:27 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 3 to 6 inches in
the upper Rio Grande Valley with 6 to 12 inches in the
mountains. Locally higher amounts possible on west facing slopes
and high peaks. Winds gusting around 40 mph will cause areas of
blowing and drifting snow.

* Where... west slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains, northern
Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet including Red River,
southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet and upper Rio
Grande Valley.

* When... through 5 am MST Saturday.

* Additional details... travel will be very difficult to
impossible on roadways. 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.





Public Information Statement
Issued: 1:20 PM MST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

Preliminary snow reports across north and central New Mexico
for the last 27 hours.

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

... Catron County...
   Luna 6 SSE 7.0 700 am 2/22
      - Frisco Divide snotel.
   Omega 8 NNE 0.5 915 am 2/22
   Omega 8 NNW 0.5 915 am 2/22

... Cibola County...
   El Morro 5 E T 732 am 2/22

... Colfax County...
   Angel Fire 3 ESE 3.0 753 am 2/22
      - Angel Fire ski area.
   Black Lake 5 ESE 0.3 915 am 2/22

... Los Alamos County...
   Los Alamos 6 W 2.0 753 am 2/22
      - Pajarito ski area.

... McKinley County...
   Tohatchi 12.0 903 am 2/22
   Gallup 11.0 743 am 2/22
   Prewitt 5 WSW 10.0 112 PM 2/22
   Mentmore 1 ESE 9.5 108 PM 2/22
   Gallup 5 WSW 8.0 715 am 2/22
   Ramah 6.0 115 PM 2/22
   Gallup 3 E 5.0 730 am 2/22
   Gallup 4 E 5.0 915 am 2/22
   Thoreau 3 W 5.0 110 PM 2/22

... Rio Arriba County...
   Chama 2 N 4.5 330 PM 2/21
   El Vado 0.5 1014 am 2/21

... San Juan County...
   Toadlena 5 SSW 9.0 400 am 2/22
      - Navajo Whiskey Creek snotel.
   La Plata 5 N 9.0 900 am 2/22
   Cedar Hill 7.0 1242 PM 2/22
   Farmington 1 WSW 3.3 915 am 2/22
   Farmington 3 NE 2.6 915 am 2/22
   Aztec 2 WSW 1.5 915 am 2/22
   Cedar Hill 1 ESE 0.3 915 am 2/22

... Santa Fe County...
   Chupadero 7 ESE 1.0 754 am 2/22
      - ski Santa Fe.

... Taos County...
   Red River 8 SSW 1.0 755 am 2/22
      - Taos ski area.


Guyer

120 PM MST Fri Feb 22 2019

Preliminary snow reports across north and central New Mexico
for the last 27 hours.

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

... Catron County...
   Luna 6 SSE 7.0 700 am 2/22
      - Frisco Divide snotel.
   Omega 8 NNE 0.5 915 am 2/22
   Omega 8 NNW 0.5 915 am 2/22

... Cibola County...
   El Morro 5 E T 732 am 2/22

... Colfax County...
   Angel Fire 3 ESE 3.0 753 am 2/22
      - Angel Fire ski area.
   Black Lake 5 ESE 0.3 915 am 2/22

... Los Alamos County...
   Los Alamos 6 W 2.0 753 am 2/22
      - Pajarito ski area.

... McKinley County...
   Tohatchi 12.0 903 am 2/22
   Gallup 11.0 743 am 2/22
   Prewitt 5 WSW 10.0 112 PM 2/22
   Mentmore 1 ESE 9.5 108 PM 2/22
   Gallup 5 WSW 8.0 715 am 2/22
   Ramah 6.0 115 PM 2/22
   Gallup 3 E 5.0 730 am 2/22
   Gallup 4 E 5.0 915 am 2/22
   Thoreau 3 W 5.0 110 PM 2/22

... Rio Arriba County...
   Chama 2 N 4.5 330 PM 2/21
   El Vado 0.5 1014 am 2/21

... San Juan County...
   Toadlena 5 SSW 9.0 400 am 2/22
      - Navajo Whiskey Creek snotel.
   La Plata 5 N 9.0 900 am 2/22
   Cedar Hill 7.0 1242 PM 2/22
   Farmington 1 WSW 3.3 915 am 2/22
   Farmington 3 NE 2.6 915 am 2/22
   Aztec 2 WSW 1.5 915 am 2/22
   Cedar Hill 1 ESE 0.3 915 am 2/22

... Santa Fe County...
   Chupadero 7 ESE 1.0 754 am 2/22
      - ski Santa Fe.

... Taos County...
   Red River 8 SSW 1.0 755 am 2/22
      - Taos ski area.


Guyer