Updated: Friday, 11 Jan 2013, 4:51 PM MST
Published : Friday, 11 Jan 2013, 3:57 PM MST
ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Sections of three highways are closed as a potent storm system punches through New Mexico bringing some snow and widespread dangerous winds.
Early Friday afternoon the National Weather Service reported snow totals as high as 5 inches in San Juan County. Peak wind gusts had hit 80 mph near Socorro, 79 mph at Red River and 73 mph in Sandia Park in Albuquerque's East Mountains with numerous reports of 50 mph and higher.
The New Mexico Department of Transportation reported these closures at midafternoon Friday:
Elsewhere the NMDOT reports difficult driving conditions from wind and snow from the Silver City area north to the Four Corners and across much of northern New Mexico.
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