…AN EARLY SEASON WINTER STORM WILL BRING SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL
IMPACTS TO PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND EASTERN NEW MEXICO SUNDAY
MORNING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING……WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SUNDAY TO NOON MDT
* WHAT…Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 6
inches with 6 to 14 inches above 7500 feet. Snow will mix with
freezing drizzle or change to freezing drizzle at times across
Union County, the Central Highlands, the Northeast Highlands and
the Far Northeast Highlands.
* WHERE…Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Upper Rio Grande Valley,
Central Highlands, Raton Ridge and Johnson Mesa, Far Northeast
Highlands and Northeast Highlands, and Union County.
* WHEN…From 6 AM Sunday to noon MDT Monday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Significant reductions in visibility are
expected Sunday and Sunday night. Wet snow falling on lingering
foliage may result in isolated power outages. A flash freeze
will be possible during the first few hours after the onset of
precipitation, as arctic air causes water on road surfaces to