New Mexico is about to get hit by another winter storm.
The National Weather Service says a winter storm system is approaching the state from the west and is expects to dump snow on parts of New Mexico early Friday.
Widespread rain and snow showers will develop around the southwest mountains before midnight with significant snow accumulation in the higher terrain expected and precipitation to spread north and east.
The weather service says and strong winds are expected to accompany the storm system.
Much of western and northern New Mexico will remain under winter storm warnings and advisories.
Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.