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Event Heavy Snow
State NEW MEXICO
County/Area CURRY
WFO ABQ
Report Source COOP Observer
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-01-19 18:00:00.0 MST-7
End Date 2007-01-20 13:00:00.0 MST-7
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative The combination of strong over-running and extended periods of easterly upslope winds produced heavy snow across central and eastern New Mexico as a cold arctic air mass covered the region and small disturbances passed overhead. Cold air eventually spread west through the central valleys into the western mountains to generate snow from slow moving upper level disturbances. East central counties saw the heaviest and longest duration snow with amounts topping 10 inches at Melrose in Curry County. Other surrounding areas between Clovis, Fort Sumner and Roswell reported 5 to 7 inches. Central mountain areas from east of Albuquerque south to Ruidoso saw amounts of 6 to 10 inches. Three to five inches snow fell across portions of the Middle Rio Grande Valley while the peak snow amounts in the western areas of the state included 7 to 8 inches as far west as the Four Corners region and the plateaus between Gallup and Socorro.
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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LINCOLN COUNTY HIGH PLAINS/HON... LINCOLN COUNTY HIGH PLAINS/HON... NM 01/19/2007 18:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CURRY (ZONE) CURRY (ZONE) NM 01/19/2007 18:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROOSEVELT (ZONE) ROOSEVELT (ZONE) NM 01/19/2007 18:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS (ZONE) NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS (ZONE) NM 01/19/2007 18:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS (ZONE) SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS (ZONE) NM 01/19/2007 18:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS/ESTANCIA V... CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS/ESTANCIA V... NM 01/19/2007 18:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HARDING (ZONE) HARDING (ZONE) NM 01/19/2007 18:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FAR NORTHEAST PLAINS (ZONE) FAR NORTHEAST PLAINS (ZONE) NM 01/19/2007 18:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS (ZO... SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS (ZO... NM 01/19/2007 18:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF CHAVES ... GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF CHAVES ... NM 01/19/2007 18:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DE BACA (ZONE) DE BACA (ZONE) NM 01/19/2007 18:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
QUAY (ZONE) QUAY (ZONE) NM 01/19/2007 18:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CAPITAN/NORTHERN SACRAMENTO MO... CAPITAN/NORTHERN SACRAMENTO MO... NM 01/19/2007 18:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CONCHAS LAKE/GUADALUPE (ZONE) CONCHAS LAKE/GUADALUPE (ZONE) NM 01/19/2007 18:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS (ZONE) CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS (ZONE) NM 01/19/2007 18:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY (ZONE) LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY (ZONE) NM 01/19/2007 20:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORTHWEST PLATEAU (ZONE) NORTHWEST PLATEAU (ZONE) NM 01/19/2007 20:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS INCLUDING ... NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS INCLUDING ... NM 01/19/2007 20:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WESTCENTRAL MOUNTAINS (ZONE) WESTCENTRAL MOUNTAINS (ZONE) NM 01/19/2007 20:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY (ZONE) MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY (ZONE) NM 01/19/2007 20:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/UPPER GILA... SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS/UPPER GILA... NM 01/19/2007 20:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K