WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MDT WEDNESDAY ABOVE
* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Wednesday. Expect damage to trees and power lines as well. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches below 7000 ft and 5-9 inches above 7000 ft.
Localized amounts up to 12 inches are possible above 9000 ft. Strong winds will cause blowing snow and near whiteout conditions at times.
* WHERE...The Gila region and Black Range area of southwest NewMexico, including elevations above 7000 ft.
* WHEN...3 PM this afternoon to 6 PM Wednesday. The heaviest snowfall rates will occur between 6 PM this evening and noon Wednesday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Periods of heavy snow and strong winds will
cause significant reductions in visibility at times. Travel may
become quite difficult to impossible.
A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep an extra
flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an
emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are
calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.