Winter storm cancellations, road conditions

Winter storm cancellations, road conditions
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POSTED: Saturday, November 23, 2013 - 10:46am

UPDATED: Monday, November 25, 2013 - 10:28am

As precipitation begins to fall around the Borderland, we are working to keeping you up-to-date throughout the day on all road closures  and possible event cancellations for Sunday.

TxDot issued the following statement at approximately 10:15 p.m. Saturday night "Travel is strongly discouraged as conditions are expected to deteriorate tonight. Please stay home if possible."

ROAD CONDITIONS

Texas:

  • Transmountain is now open.
  • US 62/180 (Montana Ave.) is OPEN. 
  • Spur 601 is now OPEN between Loop 375 and US 54. (11:40 am)
  • I-10 east has re-opened at Van Horn. However, TxDot is still urging motorist caution, as roads are still ice-packed with significant snow accumulations. (9:00 am)

Get the latest TX road conditions online.

New Mexico:

  • I-10 now OPEN between Las Cruces and El Paso (11:00 a.m.)
  • NM 404/ Anthony Gap CLOSED
  • US 70 between Las Cruces & Alamogordo CLOSED exit at mile marker 161 to mile marker 200, just west of Alamogordo.
  • NM Hwy 90 CLOSED  from Lordsburg to Silver City.
  • US 62/180 is CLOSED  from White City going into Texas.
  • I-25 at Truth or Consequences - 8:35 PM Police report 5" snow accumulation on roadway.
  • NM-152 CLOSED due to winter weather conditions. Roadways are snow packed and icy.
  • I-10 between Lordsburg & Deming: high winds w/ snow flurries. Roadways are icy, driving conditions difficult.
  • US-60 Socorro/Magdalena - snow with black ice in spots.
  • Capitain and Ruidoso -NM 48 and all roads in Capitan and Ruidoso have black ice on them. Reduce Speed, use caution, and watch for snow removal equipment

Get the latest NM road conditions online.

POWER OUTAGES

  • Van Horn, TX - 752 customers affected
  • No major outages in El Paso, Las Cruces

El Paso Electric is actively working to restore power in these areas.

CANCELLATIONS/CLOSURES/CHANGES

Las Cruces

  • ACTion Program for Animals:  cancelling the adoptions at PETCO today
  • Las Cruces Motorcyclists Toys for Kids parade cancelled, but party at noon at LC Convention Center still on.

El Paso

  • El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center - Due to inclement weather, the museum will not be open today.

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