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Snow in Texas and Oklahoma Forecasted After Winter Storm Slams New Mexico

5 months ago

A winter storm advisory was issued for eastern New Mexico including the city of Roswell which got its first notable snowfall of the season.

The remnants of a slow-moving atmospheric river storm that pummeled California last week delivered the first significant snowfall across the Land of Enchantment this season with the National Weather Service warning of New Mexico snow pack and icy roads as the system headed toward the Texas Panhandle and central Oklahoma.

Albuquerque, New Mexico Snow Totals

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque said temperatures were in the mid-30s which is up to 25 degrees below normal.

Meteorologist Jennifer Shoemake for the weather service in Albuquerque said the storm system appeared to be moving next toward the Texas Panhandle and central Oklahoma where warnings were already issued. Up to 8 inches of snow was forecasted for Lubbock, Texas on Sunday with 1.3 inches already on the ground in Amarillo, Texas.


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