Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Weather Conditions Cause School Closings.

Byline: Andrea Schoellkopf Journal Staff Writer

Snow in North, West Heavier

Tuesday's snowstorm canceled classes for the Bernalillo and Rio Rancho Public Schools on Wednesday.

Bernalillo Public Schools sent students home early Tuesday, then canceled Wednesday's classes when it appeared the weather would remain the same.

"We had terrible snow up in our northern schools and up in Placitas," Bernalillo Superintendent Gary Dwyer said. "It was very dangerous."

While Bernalillo residents enjoyed sunny skies and ice-free streets, it was different in the mountainous and northern parts of the district, said Dwyer, who waited until 6 a.m. Wednesday before deciding on a full closure. …

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