Weather Warnings for New Mexico

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for New Mexico Issued by the National Weather Service
Alerts Updated: February 19, 2018, 2:34 pm  UTC


Special Weather Statement issued February 19 at 2:34PM MST by NWS

Summary: The combination of moderate instability and strong winds are producing gusty showers, with embedded thunder and lightning over small areas of northern and central New Mexico. These showers though will be capable of producing wind gusts of 45 to 55 mph as well as pea size hail. Rain amounts will be mostly below a tenth of an inch. Showers will persist through the remainder of the
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  February 19, 2018, 11:48 am      Expires:  February 19, 2018, 6:00 pm
Area:  Central Highlands; Chuska Mountains; East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains; Eastern San Miguel County; Estancia Valley; Far Northeast Highlands; Far Northwest Highlands; Guadalupe County; Harding County; Jemez Mountains; Lower Chama River Valley; Lower Rio Grande Valley; Middle Rio Grande Valley, Albuquerque Metro Area; Northeast Highlands; Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet, Red River; Northwest Highlands; Northwest Plateau; Quay County; Raton Ridge, Johnson Mesa; San Francisco River Valley; San Juan Mountains; Sandia, Manzano Mountains; Santa Fe Metro Area; South Central Highlands; South Central Mountains; Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet; Southwest Mountains; Union County; Upper Rio Grande Valley; Upper Tularosa Valley; West Central Highlands; West Central Mountains; West Central Plateau; West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains


Winter Storm Warning issued February 19 at 2:17PM MST until February 20 at 5:00AM MST by NWS

Summary: ...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL RETURNS TO PORTIONS OF NEW MEXICO... .Strong and moist southwest flow has resulted in snow developing in the higher terrain of the northwest and southwest mountains. Snow will increase today into tonight in advance of a strong cold front, forecast to push through late tonight. Strong winds accompanying the system will create areas of blowing and drifting
Severity:  Moderate    Effective:  February 19, 2018, 2:17 pm      Expires:  February 20, 2018, 5:00 am
Area:  Far Northwest Highlands; Jemez Mountains; Northwest Highlands; San Juan Mountains; Southwest Mountains


Winter Weather Advisory issued February 19 at 2:17PM MST until February 20 at 8:00AM MST by NWS

Summary: ...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL RETURNS TO PORTIONS OF NEW MEXICO... .Strong and moist southwest flow has resulted in snow developing in the higher terrain of the northwest and southwest mountains. Snow will increase today into tonight in advance of a strong cold front, forecast to push through late tonight. Strong winds accompanying the system will create areas of blowing and drifting
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  February 19, 2018, 11:00 pm      Expires:  February 20, 2018, 8:00 am
Area:  Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet, Red River; Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet; West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains


Winter Weather Advisory issued February 19 at 2:17PM MST until February 20 at 8:00AM MST by NWS

Summary: ...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL RETURNS TO PORTIONS OF NEW MEXICO... .Strong and moist southwest flow has resulted in snow developing in the higher terrain of the northwest and southwest mountains. Snow will increase today into tonight in advance of a strong cold front, forecast to push through late tonight. Strong winds accompanying the system will create areas of blowing and drifting
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  February 19, 2018, 11:00 pm      Expires:  February 20, 2018, 8:00 am
Area:  Upper Rio Grande Valley


Wind Advisory issued February 19 at 1:10PM MST until February 19 at 8:00PM MST by NWS

Summary: ...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE EDDY COUNTY PLAINS AND THE VAN HORN/HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR FROM 8 AM MST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING... .An upper level storm system approaching West Texas and Southeast
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  February 19, 2018, 1:10 pm      Expires:  February 19, 2018, 8:00 pm
Area:  Eddy County Plains


High Wind Warning issued February 19 at 1:10PM MST until February 20 at 11:00AM MST by NWS

Summary: ...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE EDDY COUNTY PLAINS AND THE VAN HORN/HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR FROM 8 AM MST THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING... .An upper level storm system approaching West Texas and Southeast
Severity:  Severe    Effective:  February 19, 2018, 1:10 pm      Expires:  February 20, 2018, 11:00 am
Area:  Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County


High Wind Warning issued February 19 at 11:48AM MST until February 19 at 11:00PM MST by NWS

Summary: ...STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS CONTINUING ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO TODAY... .A strong storm system approaching from the northwest will bring increasing winds over the region today. Strong to potentially damaging winds will continue to spread from the higher terrain to the lower elevations through the afternoon hours and into the
Severity:  Severe    Effective:  February 19, 2018, 11:48 am      Expires:  February 19, 2018, 11:00 pm
Area:  Chuska Mountains; Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet, Red River; Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet; West Central Mountains; West Central Plateau; West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains


Wind Advisory issued February 19 at 11:48AM MST until February 19 at 11:00PM MST by NWS

Summary: ...STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS CONTINUING ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO TODAY... .A strong storm system approaching from the northwest will bring increasing winds over the region today. Strong to potentially damaging winds will continue to spread from the higher terrain to the lower elevations through the afternoon hours and into the
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  February 19, 2018, 11:48 am      Expires:  February 19, 2018, 11:00 pm
Area:  Chaves County Plains; Curry County; De Baca County; Eastern Lincoln County; Estancia Valley; Lower Rio Grande Valley; Middle Rio Grande Valley, Albuquerque Metro Area; Northwest Plateau; Quay County; Roosevelt County; Santa Fe Metro Area; Union County; Upper Tularosa Valley; West Central Highlands


Wind Advisory issued February 19 at 11:48AM MST until February 19 at 11:00PM MST by NWS

Summary: ...STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS CONTINUING ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO TODAY... .A strong storm system approaching from the northwest will bring increasing winds over the region today. Strong to potentially damaging winds will continue to spread from the higher terrain to the lower elevations through the afternoon hours and into the
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  February 19, 2018, 11:48 am      Expires:  February 19, 2018, 11:00 pm
Area:  Lower Chama River Valley; Upper Rio Grande Valley


High Wind Warning issued February 19 at 11:48AM MST until February 20 at 5:00AM MST by NWS

Summary: ...STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS CONTINUING ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO TODAY... .A strong storm system approaching from the northwest will bring increasing winds over the region today. Strong to potentially damaging winds will continue to spread from the higher terrain to the lower elevations through the afternoon hours and into the
Severity:  Severe    Effective:  February 19, 2018, 11:48 am      Expires:  February 20, 2018, 5:00 am
Area:  East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains; Eastern San Miguel County; Far Northeast Highlands; Guadalupe County; Harding County; Northeast Highlands; Raton Ridge, Johnson Mesa; Sandia, Manzano Mountains


High Wind Warning issued February 19 at 11:48AM MST until February 20 at 8:00AM MST by NWS

Summary: ...STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS CONTINUING ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO TODAY... .A strong storm system approaching from the northwest will bring increasing winds over the region today. Strong to potentially damaging winds will continue to spread from the higher terrain to the lower elevations through the afternoon hours and into the
Severity:  Severe    Effective:  February 19, 2018, 11:48 am      Expires:  February 20, 2018, 8:00 am
Area:  Central Highlands; South Central Highlands


High Wind Warning issued February 19 at 11:48AM MST until February 20 at 11:00AM MST by NWS

Summary: ...STRONG TO POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS CONTINUING ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO TODAY... .A strong storm system approaching from the northwest will bring increasing winds over the region today. Strong to potentially damaging winds will continue to spread from the higher terrain to the lower elevations through the afternoon hours and into the
Severity:  Severe    Effective:  February 19, 2018, 11:48 am      Expires:  February 20, 2018, 11:00 am
Area:  South Central Mountains; Southwest Chaves County


Winter Weather Advisory issued February 19 at 5:26AM MST until February 20 at 5:00AM MST by NWS

Summary: ...Showers will continue through tonight across this area, turning to snow, mainly above 7000 feet... .A disturbance aloft is moving into southwest New Mexico at this time, with showers and gusty winds accompanying it. Snow levels currently are above 8000 feet, but will drop to 7000 feet by this afternoon. Rain will change to snow with accumulations beginning
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  February 19, 2018, 3:00 pm      Expires:  February 20, 2018, 5:00 am
Area:  Southern Gila Highlands, Black Range


Wind Advisory issued February 19 at 5:00AM MST until February 20 at 12:00AM MST by NWS

Summary: ...Windy Across Southern New Mexico and Far West Texas this afternoon and this evening... .An approaching upper level disturbance to the west will combine with a surface low to the northeast to produce windy conditions late this morning into this evening. Winds will have sustained speeds of 25-35 mph with gusts of 40-50 mph. Blowing dust is
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  February 19, 2018, 6:00 am      Expires:  February 20, 2018, 12:00 am
Area:  East Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet; Sacramento Mountains Above 7500 Feet; West Slopes Sacramento Mountains Below 7500 Feet


Wind Advisory issued February 19 at 5:00AM MST until February 20 at 12:00AM MST by NWS

Summary: ...Windy Across Southern New Mexico and Far West Texas this afternoon and this evening... .An approaching upper level disturbance to the west will combine with a surface low to the northeast to produce windy conditions late this morning into this evening. Winds will have sustained speeds of 25-35 mph with gusts of 40-50 mph. Blowing dust is
Severity:  Minor    Effective:  February 19, 2018, 12:00 pm      Expires:  February 20, 2018, 12:00 am
Area:  Central Tularosa Basin; Eastern Black Range Foothills; Lowlands of the Bootheel; Northern Dona Ana County; Otero Mesa; Sierra County Lakes; Southern Dona Ana County, Mesilla Valley; Southern Gila Foothills, Mimbres Valley; Southern Gila Highlands, Black Range; Southern Tularosa Basin; Southwest Desert, Lower Gila River Valley; Southwest Desert, Mimbres Basin; Uplands of the Bootheel