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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL 5 a.m. FRIDAY

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The National Weather Service issued the following Winter Storm Watch Thursday afternoon:

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST FRIDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS... EXPECT AN 2 TO 4 INCHES OF FRESH SNOWFALL OVERNIGHT... WITH AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OVER SUMMITS AND HIGHER SLOPES.

* TIMING... SNOW SHOWERS DEVELOPING THIS EVENING WILL TAPER OFF BY EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

* WINDS... WINDS WILL SHIFT TO HE NORTHWEST WITH SPEEDS REMAINING 15 MPH OR LESS OVERNIGHT.

* SNOW LEVELS... SNOW LEVELS WILL FALL TO THE SURFACE OVERNIGHT.

* LOCAL IMPACTS... SNOW WILL CREATE DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS... ESPECIALLY THROUGH HIGH COUNTRY PASSES. AS SNOW ENDS... MUCH COLDER AIR AND FREEZING FOG WILL GLAZE ROADS AND CREATE BLACK ICE CONDITIONS IN SPOTS OVERNIGHT. THIS INCLUDES THE RATON PASS AREA OF INTERSTATE 25 NEAR THE COLORADO BORDER... AND INTERSTATE 40 FROM THE ARIZONA LINE TO THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE... AND THROUGH THE SANDIA AND MANZANO MOUNTAINS IN TIJERAS CANYON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL PRIMARILY CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

More Information

... TRAVEL HAZARDS REMAIN WITH LAST OF THE SNOWFALL OVERNIGHT AS WINTER STORM MOVES TOWARD TEXAS...

A WINTER STORM CENTERED ON NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO WILL MOVE TOWARD NORTH TEXAS OVERNIGHT... WITH SNOW REDEVELOPING BEHIND THE STORM SYSTEM OVERNIGHT AS IT MOVES EASTWARD. ALTHOUGH THE BULK OF THE SNOW HAS FALLEN ALREADY... MORE MODEST OVERNIGHT SNOWFALLS WILL STILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. COLDER AIR PLUNGING SOUTH AND EAST INTO NEW MEXICO AND FREEZING FOG WILL GLAZE ROADS AND PRODUCE BLACK ICE CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT. EXPECT IMPROVING CONDITIONS AND CLEARING SKIES ON FRIDAY.