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WSWEPZ  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM  
1142 AM MDT SAT MAR 15 2014  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS TONIGHT...  
 
.AN APPROACHING FAST MOVING UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND ITS  
ASSOCIATED SURFACE PACIFIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE  
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS FROM THE NORTH THIS EVENING BEFORE EXITING  
BY SUNRISE. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING MODERATE SNOWS TO THE  
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ESPECIALLY EAST OF THE RIDGE LINE ALONG WITH  
BLUSTERY STRONG SURFACE WINDS FROM THE NORTH NORTHWEST TO  
NORTHEAST CAUSING NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS LOCALLY AT TIMES  
PRODUCING HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.  
 
NMZ415-416-160900-  
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SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-  
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...APACHE SUMMIT...  
MAYHILL...SACRAMENTO...PINON  
1142 AM MDT SAT MAR 15 2014  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO  
3 AM MDT SUNDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA HAS  
ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MODERATE SNOWFALL AND SOME  
BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 3 AM  
MDT SUNDAY.  
 
* EVENT 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW ABOVE 6000 FT ESPECIALLY EAST OF  
THE RIDGE LINE ALONG WITH STRONG NORTH NORTHWEST TO NORTHEAST  
WINDS PRODUCING AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW.  
 
* TIMING: FROM 8 PM SATURDAY EVENING TO 3 AM SUNDAY MORNING  
 
* IMPACT: HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SLIPPERY ROADS AND  
LOW VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW AND FOG.  
 
* WINDS: NORTH NORTHWEST TO NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OF  
50 MPH OR HIGHER:  
 
* SNOW LEVELS: LOCATIONS GENERALLY ABOVE 6000 FEET MEAN SEA LEVEL  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR  
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR  
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE  
DRIVING.  
 

 
 

 
 
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