Okay. So the last time I posted, there was snow coming down. But since then, it has been more than a foot of the fluffy white stuff.. The power lines behind our house are doing this bizarre dance. They're up there wiggling around like someone was shaking them. A little nerve racking, but maybe their supposed to do that.
The freeway leaving Albuquerque (I-40) heading east is closed only three miles from our house. It doesn't reopen until Amarillo, Texas (280 miles). As a result, hundreds of people going that way are stranded, and the hotels are full.
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY/ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...ALBUQUERQUE
937 PM MST FRI DEC 29 2006
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST
A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST SATURDAY.
SNOW...OCCASIONALLY MODERATE TO HEAVY...WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
NIGHT BEFORE DIMINISHING ON SATURDAY. ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4
INCHES ARE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT BRINGING TOTAL SNOWFALLS UP TO ONE
FOOT ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE METRO AREA...ESPECIALLY OVER THE
REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE IMMINENT OR HIGHLY LIKELY.