Snow accumulates in northern NM

Northern NM, metro hit with snow3

RED RIVER, N.M. (KRQE) – According to the National Weather service, accumulating snow is expected in northern and northeastern New Mexico, including the metro.

The snow is expected to fall Monday night through Tuesday.

In Questa into Red River, roads are snowpacked, and a lot more snow is expected in Angel Fire.

As of 7 p.m. Monday, moderate snow was falling in northeast Otero County, according to the National Weather Service.

Earlier in the day, several inches also fell in Taos, leaving the ski resort with fresh new powder.

Across the metro, a mix of rain and snow began to fall Monday evening on the West Side, Nob Hill Area and the Northeast Heights.

Winter weather advisories are in effect in northeastern New Mexico from Rio Arriba County to Taos and Colfax counties. Those advisories are expected to last through Thursday.

According to KRQE meteorologist John Smith, another storm will move in Friday into Saturday. This storm has to potential to deliver 5 to 10 inches of snow to the northern mountains and 6 to 12 inches over the San Juans of Colorado.Even Albuquerque will have a shot at seeing some more showers this coming weekend.

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