Santa Feans find silver lining to winter storm
December 29, 2018 02:06 PM
SANTA FE, N.M.— As New Mexico experienced one of the strongest snow storms in years, some people in Santa Fe could not be happier.
The Santa Fe Plaza was filled with both locals and tourists. Children played with the snow as adults enjoyed shopping and drinking coffee.
Most of the tourists who drove from Texas had some problems on the road. They said the roads were icy and cars spun out of control Thursday night.
One tourist drove more than nine hours to Santa Fe. He said his car began sliding with all the snow that fell near the mountain area.
Despite the close calls, they were happy to be in Santa Fe surrounded by more snow.
Because of the severe drought the state’s capital is in, a Santa Fe native said he welcomes the snow storm that dumped about 4-5 inches of snow.
A worker at the Café Atalaya, said the snow is a blessing and has helped bring in business.
Temperatures in the Capital City dropped to single digits Saturday morning, making it the coldest night of the year.
Updated: December 29, 2018 02:06 PM
Created: December 29, 2018 02:01 PM
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