A powerful winter storm has closed schools and imperiled drivers across New Mexico with freezing temperatures and blowing snow.
In the Albuquerque Metro area, Albuquerque Public Schools are closed for Monday, as are Rio Rancho Schools and Los Lunas Schools.
CNM and UNM are closed.
City of Albuquerque offices and state offices in Albuquerque and Santa Fe were on a two-hour delay as of 9 a.m.
Second Judicial District Court and Metro Court in Albuquerque also were ordered closed.
Some ABQ Ride buses are reporting delays.
The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has placed most of the state under a winter weather warning into Tuesday due to extremely cold temperatures, heavy snow, blowing and drifting snow.
New Mexico State Police say all roads in and out of the Albuquerque-area are open however, travel is discouraged at this time due to heavy, blowing snow. Snow packed and icy roads are making travel very difficult.