From the New Mexico Dept. of Transportation:
Interstate 40 from Tucumcari to the Texas state line: Roadway is snowpacked and icy. Crews are out plowing, salting and cindering. Please drive with caution reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs.
From the National Weather Service:
A winter weather advisory for snow remains in effect until 5 this afternoon:
- snow accumulations…1 to 3 inches.
- timing…snow will this morning before tapering off during the late afternoon.
- winds…northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
- snow levels…a mix of rain and snow over the eastern plains will become all snow this morning.
- local impacts…hazardous winter driving conditions can beexpected along with reduced visibility in snow and blowing snow.
A winter weather advisory for snow means that periods of snow will primarily cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities.