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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
737 PM MST Sun Dec 17 2017

NMZ526-181100-
/O.CON.KABQ.WW.Y.0017.000000T0000Z-171218T1800Z/
South Central Mountains-
737 PM MST Sun Dec 17 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow developing. Plan on slippery road conditions.
  Additional snow accumulations of up to one inch, with localized
  amounts up to 4 inches above 7000 feet, are expected.

* WHERE...South Central Mountains.

* WHEN...Late tonight until 11 AM MST Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at
  times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
226 PM MST Sun Dec 17 2017

...Significant Snowfall Expected in the Higher Terrain of the
Gila Region and Sacramento Mountains Today into Monday...

.An approaching upper level storm system will bring widespread
rain and snow showers to southwestern New Mexico today through
Monday morning. Moderate to heavy snow will occur especially for
mountain areas above 7000 feet.

Expect difficult driving conditions along high elevation roads in
the Gila Region and Sacramento Mountains Sunday into Monday.

NMZ414>416-181230-
/O.CON.KEPZ.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-171218T1800Z/
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Including the cities of Mescalero, Timberon, Cloudcroft, Mayhill,
and Sacramento
226 PM MST Sun Dec 17 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
MONDAY...

* WHAT...Areas of moderate to heavy snow with snow accumulations
  mostly around 3 to 6 inches. However isolated locations may
  receive up to 9 inches.

* WHERE...West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet,
  Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet and East Slopes
  Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet County.

* WHEN...Until 11 AM Monday. The heaviest snowfall rates will
  occur between 5 PM this evening and 6 AM Monday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Look for reduced visibilities less than a
  mile over a few locations.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$

Rogash


Dense Fog Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio TX
940 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-181500-
/O.NEW.KEWX.FG.Y.0018.171218T0340Z-171218T1500Z/
Llano-Burnet-Williamson-Val Verde-Edwards-Real-Kerr-Bandera-
Gillespie-Kendall-Blanco-Hays-Travis-Bastrop-Lee-Kinney-Uvalde-
Medina-Bexar-Comal-Guadalupe-Caldwell-Fayette-Maverick-Zavala-
Frio-Atascosa-Wilson-Karnes-Gonzales-De Witt-Lavaca-Dimmit-
Including the cities of Llano, Burnet, Georgetown, Del Rio,
Rocksprings, Leakey, Kerrville, Bandera, Fredericksburg, Boerne,
Blanco, San Marcos, Austin, Bastrop, Giddings, Bracketville,
Uvalde, Hondo, San Antonio, New Braunfels, Seguin, Lockhart,
La Grange, Eagle Pass, Crystal City, Pearsall, Pleasanton,
Floresville, Karnes City, Gonzales, Cuero, Halletsville,
and Carrizo Springs
940 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST MONDAY...

The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has issued a
Dense Fog Advisory, which is in effect until 9 AM CST Monday.

* VISIBILITY...1/4 mile or less

* IMPACTS...Areas of dense fog will result in hazardous driving
  conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to a quarter mile or less. If driving...slow down...use
your headlights...and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio TX
1017 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-181500-
Llano-Burnet-Williamson-Val Verde-Edwards-Real-Kerr-Bandera-
Gillespie-Kendall-Blanco-Hays-Travis-Bastrop-Lee-Kinney-Uvalde-
Medina-Bexar-Comal-Guadalupe-Caldwell-Fayette-Maverick-Zavala-
Frio-Atascosa-Wilson-Karnes-Gonzales-De Witt-Lavaca-Dimmit-
1017 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for South-Central Texas..

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect tonight for all of South
Central Texas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

Dense fog is expected through 9 am Monday and patches of dense fog could
linger into the late morning hours.

An active weather pattern Monday and Tuesday will bring the chance
for showers and thunderstorms to South Central Texas. Showers and
storms are expected to develop late Monday night across the Rio
Grande and western Edwards Plateau which could become strong with
the potential for small hail.

On Tuesday, showers and storms will be possible farther east,
along the Interstate 35 corridor and east, which could also become
strong or even marginally severe with hail up to 1 inch in
diameter.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to monitor the weather for possible
strong storms Monday and Tuesday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Norman OK
1200 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-181800-
Harper-Woods-Alfalfa-Grant-Kay-Ellis-Woodward-Major-Garfield-
Noble-Roger Mills-Dewey-Custer-Blaine-Kingfisher-Logan-Payne-
Beckham-Washita-Caddo-Canadian-Oklahoma-Lincoln-Grady-McClain-
Cleveland-Pottawatomie-Seminole-Hughes-Harmon-Greer-Kiowa-Jackson-
Tillman-Comanche-Stephens-Garvin-Murray-Pontotoc-Coal-Cotton-
Jefferson-Carter-Johnston-Atoka-Love-Marshall-Bryan-Hardeman-
Foard-Wilbarger-Wichita-Knox-Baylor-Archer-Clay-
1200 PM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of northern...
western...central...and southern Oklahoma...and western north
Texas.

.DAY ONE...Through Tonight...

.Fog...
Areas of fog will be possible tonight across north central,
central, and south central Oklahoma and adjacent parts of north
Texas. Some fog could be dense with visibilities of one-quarter
mile or less.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday...

.Fog...
Areas of fog will be possible Monday morning across north central,
central, and south central Oklahoma and adjacent parts of north
Texas. Some fog could be dense with visibilities of one-quarter
mile or less.

.Fire Weather...
Elevated to Near Critical fire weather conditions are possible on
Thursday across portions of western Oklahoma and western north
Texas.

.Winter Weather...
Light snow and flurries are possible across portions of Oklahoma
late Saturday.

Get graphics and more details at weather.gov/norman...and follow
our weather forecast office on Twitter and Facebook.

$$

Mahale

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
530 AM MST Sun Dec 17 2017

NMZ404>407-409>413-417-TXZ418>424-181230-
Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Sierra County Lakes-Northern Dona Ana County-
Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-Central Tularosa Basin-
Southern Tularosa Basin-Otero Mesa-Western El Paso County-
Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
530 AM MST Sun Dec 17 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico, southwest New Mexico, and southwest Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Rain showers today through tonight. A few thunderstorms are
possible, mainly from Deming west. Pea size hail and wind gusts to
40 mph are possible with these storms.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

Isolated showers through Monday night. Snow levels could lower so
that elevations above 4500 ft see a dusting of snow. Don`t expect
snow to stick to road surfaces. Colder temperatures again toward
the weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
530 AM MST Sun Dec 17 2017

NMZ401>403-408-414>416-181230-
Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Eastern Black Range Foothills-
West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet-
East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet-
530 AM MST Sun Dec 17 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
New Mexico and southwest New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

...Winter Weather Advisory in effect through Monday morning...

Snow showers will develop across the Gila Wilderness today and
the Sacramento Mountains by this afternoon. Snow accumulations
through tonight of 3 to 6 inches possible above 7000 feet, with 1
to 2 inches below 7000 ft. A few remote high elevation sites could
receive up to 9 inches. Roads could become snow packed and
possible closed, especially in higher elevations such as Emory
Pass and Highway 15 heading north out of Silver City.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

Isolated snow showers continuing Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hefner

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
312 AM MST Sun Dec 17 2017

NMZ501>540-181200-
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-San Juan Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-
Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-Upper Tularosa Valley-
South Central Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-Union County-
Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-
Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-Southwest Chaves County-
312 AM MST Sun Dec 17 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A storm system will approach southern New Mexico today and tonight
spreading precipitation south of I-40. High elevation snow and lower
elevation rain is expected. The greatest snow accumulations are
expected above 7000 feet in Catron, Lincoln and Socorro counties.
High elevation roadways may become snowpacked and icy.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Temperatures are expected to turn much colder toward the end of the
week. High temperatures will be 5 to 15 degrees below normal.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report snow and rainfall amounts through
the National Weather Service Albuquerque web site at weather.gov/abq
or by calling 1.888.386.7637. You can also submit storm reports and
photos on our Facebook page or via Twitter using the hashtag nmwx.

$$

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Short Term Forecast


Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa NM
1146 PM MST Sun Dec 17 2017

NMZ411-413-TXZ418-419-181000-
Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-Southern Tularosa Basin-
Western El Paso County-Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Including the cities of Las Cruces, Vado, Sunland Park,
Chaparral, Orogrande, White Sands Range Headquarters,
Downtown El Paso, West El Paso, Upper Valley,
East and Northeast El Paso, Socorro, and Fort Bliss
1146 PM MST Sun Dec 17 2017

.NOW...
Areas of fog will be present overnight in locations with
saturated ground from earlier rainfall, especially during periods
with partial clearing of cloud cover. The most likely areas will
be Dona Ana County, El Paso County and southern Otero County.
Visibilities will drop to about 1/2 mile leading to hazardous
driving conditions.

$$

Fausett

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
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