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01018 wind advisorySouthern Gila Highlands/Black Range-Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-Uplands of the Bootheel-
Including the cities of Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston, Fort Bayard, Mimbres, Hurley, Faywood, Grant County Airport, Antelope Wells, Animas, Hachita, and Cloverdale

010918winter weatherWINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
2 PM MST WEDNESDAY ABOVE 6500 FEET...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions at higher elevations. Total snow accumulations of up to 2 to 4 inches are expected, with the highest amounts occurring at elevations above 7500 feet.

* WHERE...Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range County.

* WHEN...Midnight tonight through 2 PM Wednesday. The heaviest snowfall rates will occur between 3 AM and 8 AM.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Accumulating snow will affect the higher elevations of New Mexico State Highway 15 north of Pinos Altos, and south of Gila Hot Springs, as well as portions of Highway  152, including Emory Pass. Highway 90 between Silver City and Lordsburg may see a mix of rain and snow with some slushy conditions possible.

122117windadvisorySouthern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Including the cities of Silver City, Lake Roberts, Kingston,
Fort Bayard, Mescalero, Timberon, Mountain Park, Cloudcroft,
Sunspot, Apache Summit, Mayhill, Pinon, and Sacramento
356 AM MST Thu Dec 21 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON...

CLOSURE– NM 152
NM 152 from mile post 16 (San Lorenzo) to 39 (Kingston) all lanes are closed due to roadway being impassable, heavy snow in the area. This event will be updated as conditions change.

Difficult Driving Conditions
Snow Packed and Icy – NM 90 Tyrone
Mile marker 25 to 42, road is snow packed and icy. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. The NMDOT is out plowing roadway. This event will be updated as conditions change.

Snow Packed and Icy – NM 152 Santa Clara, Hanover
Mile marker 0 to 25, road is snow packed and icy. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. The NMDOT is out plowing roadway. This event will be updated as conditions change.

121717winterwatch

Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Including the cities of Silver City and Lake Roberts
211 PM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM SUNDAY TO 11 AM
MST MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Total
snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches, with localized amounts up
to 8 inches, are expected at elevations above 7,500 feet. Total
snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected down to 6,000
feet. Silver City may see a rain/snow mix with 1 to 2 inches
accumulation late Sunday.

Difficult Driving Conditions
Snow Packed and Icy – NM 159 Mogollon
Mile marker 14 to 25, road is snow packed and icy. Please drive with caution, reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. This event will be updated as conditions change.

red flag111717RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON FOR HIGH FIRE DANGER, RH BELOW 15% AND WINDS OVER 20 MPH FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 055, 056, 111, AND 112...

The National Weather Service in El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect from 1 PM to 5 PM MST this afternoon.

* AFFECTED AREA...Fire weather zone 111.Fire weather zone
112.Fire weather zone 055.Fire weather zone 056.

* WIND...West Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph

* HUMIDITY...10% to 15%

* High Fire Danger over the warned area.

* IMPACTS...any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not recommended.