Storm bringing rain, snow and strong winds to New Mexico

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ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — A Pacific storm system is expected to drop rain and snow on parts of New Mexico while producing strong to severe winds Wednesday and Thursday.

The National Weather Service says strong winds will impact areas along and east of the Sangre de Cristo range Wednesday afternoon before turning stronger Wednesday night over the Sacramento Mountains.

The forecasters say rain and high-elevation snow will spread over the western and central parts of the state late Wednesday and into Thursday.

Expected snowfall includes 3 inches in Chama and 2 inches at Red River.