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National Weather Service: Winter Storm Arriving Tonight

Courtesy/NWS

Courtesy/NWS

NWS News:

The National Weather Service forecasts a winter storm arriving later tonight, bringing a wide variety of precipitation.

Snow levels will be low during the morning hours, but rise by early afternoon.

The highest snow accumulations will be found above 7,500 feet, and areas of freezing rain remain possible across the eastern plains during the morning and again at night.

New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible during the day and after 11 p.m. another 1 to 3 inches.


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Catch Of The Week: Windows 7 End Of Life

By BECKY RUTHERFORD

Los Alamos

Now is the time to check what version of Windows you are running, because Windows 7 goes out of support Jan. 14. What does this mean, and why should you care?

When a Windows operating system (OS) goes out of support, this means it will no longer receive security updates to the operating system free of charge. You will be able to continue to run Windows 7 after Jan. 14, but you will be more susceptible to security issues. Starting Jan. 15, Microsoft will deliver a new pop up reminder to Windows 7 users, letting them know they are out of support. Users have been receiving notifications


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State Police Begin Traffic Safety Operations On Interstate 25 And I-40 In Bernalillo County Monday

New Mexico State Police reminds motorist to buckle up, drive safely, avoid distractions and never drink and drive. Courtesy photo

NMSP News:

ALBUQUERQUE — In response to the Albuquerque Police Department’s request for assistance with traffic enforcement on the interstate, the New Mexico State Police will start conducting targeted operations on Interstate 25 and Interstate 40 in Bernalillo County.

Monday, Jan. 13, officers will be visible on the highways during peak traffic hours and will take proactive measures to reduce crashes, aggressive driving and driver inattention.


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