Severe Weather Alerts - Arenas Valley, NM

  • Winter Storm Watch

    Winter Storm Watch in effect from Friday, 12:00 AM MST until Sunday, 12:00 AM MST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS
ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION: 4 TO 8 INCHES OR MORE.

* TIMING: SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN THURSDAY EVENING AND END AS
LATE AS OVERNIGHT SATURDAY.

* IMPACT: HEAVY WET SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE AT HIGHER
ELEVATIONS...MAKING TRAVEL DIFFICULT OVER MOUNTAIN PASSES. HEAVY
SNOWS COULD COMPROMISE THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF SOME ROOFTOPS.
DANGEROUSLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES ALSO POSSIBLE IN HEAVY SNOW. AS
SNOW LEVELS FALL...ROADS AT HIGH ELEVATIONS WILL BECOME ICY AND
SNOW PACKED.

* WINDS:EAST TO SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.

* SNOW LEVELS: MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS WILL INITIALLY BEGIN
ABOVE 8000 FEET THURSDAY NIGHT...FALLING NEAR 6000 FEET AT TIMES
THROUGH THE EVENT.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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