ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A winter storm system was bearing down on much of New Mexico on Friday as freezing temperatures and a mix of snow and rain made for difficult driving conditions on some highways.
Interstate 25 and roads throughout northern New Mexico were icy and packed with snow. Crews were busy plowing and spreading cinder on numerous roads across the region, according to the state Department of Transportation.
The wintery weather also prompted some schools to delay opening Friday, while others closed early. Eastern New Mexico University in Portales closed its Login to read more