Regional
12:51 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

WINTER STORM WARNING

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM FRIDAY.
* ACCUMULATIONS: TWO TO FIVE INCHES BY FRIDAY MORNING
* IMPACT: HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE
AREA WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY IN FALLING SNOW AND AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW. ROAD SURFACES WILL BECOME LOCALLY DANGEROUS
PACKED WITH SNOW AND ICE. MELTED SNOW WILL ALSO REFREEZE
OVERNIGHT. CLICK ON THE LINKS ABOVE FOR UPDATED ROAD AND WEATHER CONDITIONS.

MORE DETAIL FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE:

WINTER STORM TO BRING ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL TO SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO AND FAR WEST TEXAS THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING A COLD WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE OVER THE BORDERLAND THROUGHFRIDAY MORNING ALONG THE U.S./MEXICO BORDER. PRECIPITATION WILLOCCUR MAINLY IN SNOW BANDS NORTH AND EAST OF THE STORM CENTER. THEHEAVIEST SWATH OF SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL OVER HUDSPETH COUNTYWITH LOCALLY UP TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW OVER THAT AREA. ELPASO...SOUTHERN OTERO...SOUTHERN DONA ANA... SOUTHERN LUNACOUNTIES AS WELL AS THE SOUTHERN SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS COULD SEE 3TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW.