And the airport’s reading was actually one of the lower snowfall accumulations recorded in the city, Clements said. That was the highest recording in city limits. On Friday, state police reported the first weather-related fatality — a 4-year-old girl from Clovis — in Roosevelt County. The adults suffered minor injuries, Gutierrez said. Emmanuel Gutierrez said neither child was wearing a seat belt or in a car seat, but the two adults were wearing seatbelts. The Albuquerque area shattered the previous record for snowfall in what was the snowiest Thanksgiving in the city’s history. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A wave of snow that blanketed New Mexico is tapering off and has stopped falling in certain parts of the state. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. Five road closures were reported across the southern part of the state. The snowfall was welcomed by anyone who celebrated Thanksgiving on skis. Winds were expected to die down by early this morning, and today’s high in Albuquerque is expected to be around 32 degrees. — The following article appeared on page C1 of the Sunday, November 24, 2013, edition of the Albuquerque Journal. Despite the high amount of snowfall throughout the state, roads conditions stayed relatively good throughout the day. That measurement far surpassed what had been the previous snowiest Thanksgiving, which was way back in 1934 when the city had 1.5 inches of snow on Thanksgiving, she said. The last time Albuquerque had a white Thanksgiving was in 2010, when there was a paltry-by-comparison 0.3 of an inch of snow. National Weather Service meteorologist Todd Shoemake said Saturday’s highest peak wind gusts in the Duke City were around 46 mph at the Sunport, with a high temperature of 34 degrees. In the Albuquerque area, 0.3 of an inch was recorded at Griegos and Rio Grande and 0.5 of an inch in Tijeras, according to preliminary snowfall reports. Clouds settle on the Sandia Mountains on Saturday, as seen from near Embudito Canyon. Steady snowfall was expected in Albuquerque into this morning from the big storm that brought bitterly cold, blustery weather to the city on Saturday, and inches of snow to northern New Mexico mountains and icy conditions to southern and eastern parts of the state, creating tough driving conditions. A crash on eastbound I-40, near Grants, had traffic at a standstill for hours Saturday night. Esmeralda Trejo died Friday when her family’s car started to slide across U.S. 70. The brunt of a storm moving east from California was expected to hit the state around midnight last night, leaving from 2 to 6 inches of snow in the Albuquerque metro area. “We have a lot of slush we’re getting off the shoulders because we’re worried about night-time temperatures dropping and another system moving in,” Gallegos said late Thursday afternoon. Ikon Pass is doubling renewal discounts and extending the spring promotion for skiers and riders across the globe for winter 20/21.