Taos weather closures

Taos Charter School closed; government offices on 2 hour delay

By Staci Matlock
editor@taosnews.com
Posted 1/16/20

As snow fell Thursday evening (Jan. 16), Taos Municipal Schools  announced Friday's classes will be delayed two hours.

Taos Charter School will be closed Friday. Taos County, town of Taos, Taos Magistrate and Eighth Judicial District Court all announced a two hour delay for Friday.

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Taos weather closures

Taos Charter School closed; government offices on 2 hour delay

Posted

Update 9 a.m. Jan. 17

The town of Taos will be on a two hour delay due to winter weather.

Update, 6 a.m., Jan. 17:

Taos International School and Taos Academy Charter School are closed. University of New Mexico-Taos also on a two-hour delay along with Taos Municipal Schools and all town and county offices. 

Update, 9:52 p.m. : Nmroads.com reported –

  • Severe conditions in the Eagle Nest area. Roads are snow packed and icy. Zero visibility reported with blizzard-like conditions. Travel is discouraged. 
  • Severe conditions  on US 64 from mile marker 256 Canon to m ile marker 272.  Roads are snow packed and icy. Zero visibility due to blizzard conditions. Travel is discouraged.
  • Difficult Driving, NM 150 from mile marker 5 Arroyo Seco to mile marker 14.
  • Difficult Driving throughout the Taos area

As snow fell Thursday evening (Jan. 16), Taos Municipal Schools  announced Friday's classes will be delayed two hours.

Taos Charter School will be closed Friday. Taos County, town of Taos, Taos Magistrate and Eighth Judicial District Court all announced a two hour delay for Friday.

A winter storm warning was issued by the National Weather Service in Albuquerque Thursday for communities along the Sangre de Cristo Mountain range  including Taos and for the Jemez Mountains. The warning is in effect until 5 p.m. Friday (June 17).  Meteorologists predicted a mix of freezing rain, snow and fog  through the night for northern and central parts of New Mexico.  Snow accumulations of 6 inches up to a foot or more are expected for elevations above 7,500 feet.

Conditions had prompted school districts from Pojoaque to Las Vegas to close or delay the start of school, according to a list on KRQE Thursday evening. The list did not include Peñasco or Questa. 

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