Local weather

Snow blankets town of Taos

By Yvonne Pesquera
socialmedia@taosnews.com
Posted 2/23/19

1 p.m. update – Snow reports varied throughout the town of Taos. At the start of daybreak while the snow was still falling, some residents reported 6-9 inches; whereas by mid-morning, others reported receiving over a foot in some parts of town.

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Snow blankets town of Taos

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1 p.m. update – Snow reports varied throughout the town of Taos. At the start of daybreak while the snow was still falling, some residents reported 6-9 inches; whereas by mid-morning, others reported receiving over a foot in some parts of town. Some measurements were done on flat land while others were done in snow drifts.

10:30 a.m. update – Taos County manager Brent Jaramillo confirms snow plows are clearing and salting roads.

9 a.m. update — Snow is still falling and about 2 feet are reported in Valdez, El Salto and Gallina Canyon areas, and about 1 foot in Chamisal, according to posts from the public on the Taos News Facebook page.

6 a.m. initial report – Today (Feb. 23), town of Taos residents woke to at least a half a foot of snow outside their front doors.

Jessica Candelario is a 911 dispatcher for the town of Red River. On The Taos News Facebook page, she reported: "Over 15 inches measured at town hall."

Taos Ski Valley reports on Twitter that "over a foot of snow fell last night and road conditions are variable at best." Sipapu Ski Resort is reporting 15 inches and Angel Fire Resort is reporting 5 inches this morning.

NMRoads.com is reporting difficult driving conditions throughout Northern New Mexico.

University of New Mexico-Taos has canceled today's Saturday classes.

This morning's snow showers are forecasted to give way  by mid-morning to a partly sunny day.

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