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Weather alert: Cold front in Taos County, freezing drizzle in Colfax

'Low visibility and icy roadways will create difficult travel across eastern New Mexico'

Submitted by National Weather Service
Posted 11/8/18

This severe weather alert was issued by the National Weather Service for Thursday (Nov. 8) and Friday (Nov. 9).

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Weather alert: Cold front in Taos County, freezing drizzle in Colfax

'Low visibility and icy roadways will create difficult travel across eastern New Mexico'

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This severe weather alert was issued by the National Weather Service for Thursday (Nov. 8) and Friday (Nov. 9).

Forecast: SIGNIFICANT COOL DOWN WITH LOW VISIBILITY LOCALIZED FREEZING DRIZZLE AND LIGHT SNOW EXPECTED TO IMPACT MUCH OF EASTERN NEW MEXICO TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

Areas of fog and drizzle over northeastern New Mexico will continue through today creating low visibility with difficult travel.

A second, stronger cold front will move through all of New Mexico tonight. Fog and drizzle across eastern New Mexico will transition to a mixture of freezing fog, freezing drizzle, and light snow tonight and Friday morning. A thin glaze of ice and light snowfall accumulations up to a few tenths of an inch are possible in some areas. The combination of low visibility and icy roadways will create difficult travel across eastern New Mexico tonight and Friday morning.

Residents and travelers throughout eastern New Mexico should remain alert to these unsettled weather conditions, and be prepared for low to modest accumulations of wintry precipitation, especially during the nighttime hours. Stay tuned to the latest forecasts at weather.gov/abq or via your preferred media source.

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