Snow And Freezing Temps Moving Into Area

by Staff Reporter / Oct 09, 2017 / comments
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Snow And Freezing Temps Moving Into Area

The National Weather Service has announced that the vast majority of impactful weather this week is expected to move into the area this afternoon through Tuesday morning. 

Weather details:

  • A quick hitting fall system will bring colder temperatures and snow to northern New Mexico. Snow should begin by early afternoon across the Sangre de Cristo mountains and Raton Pass. 
  • One to 3 inches of snow is possible around Raton Pass where at least minor impacts to I-25 are anticipated.
  • Two to 4 inches of snow are expected above 9,000 feet, with local amounts over 5 inches possible. 
  • Freezing temperatures for much of the northern and central valleys and northeast quarter.