PHOTOS: Snow leads to difficult driving conditions across New Mexico

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NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Blowing snow Monday night has resulted in slick and wet roads across New Mexico on Tuesday morning. The New Mexico Department of Transportation is reporting widespread difficult driving conditions.

According to NMDOT, difficult driving conditions are issued to areas with wet surfaces. Wet roads can be slick but are not yet frozen.

There are warnings for severe driving conditions in the Eagle Nest area as well as the Rowe, Ragland, and Vaughn areas. NMDOT reports severe driving conditions as limited to no visibility with bridges and minor roads most likely being in worse conditions.

Commuters are encouraged to avoid driving in these areas.

I-40 at Unser is seen at 6:34 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.
I-40 at Atrisco Vista is seen at 6:34 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.
NM 528 at Ridgecrest Drive is seen at 6:37 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.
I-25 south of the Big I is seen at 6:35 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.
I-25 is seen north of the Big I at 6:48 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.
I-40 at the Tramway onramp is seen at 6:39 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.
Tramway at Lomas is seen at 6:40 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.
I-40 westbound at Williams Ranch Road is seen at 6:40 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.
I-40 at Clines Corners is seen at 6:41 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.
US 285 at Pojoaque is seen at 6:42 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.
Bobcat Pass is seen at 6:44 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.
I-25 at Raton is seen at 6:43 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.
I-25 a.m. at Glorieta is seen at 6:45 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.
I-40 at Continental Divide is seen at 6:46 a.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.

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