Due to inclement weather, the City of Portales and Roosevelt County offices will open at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 3, and all nonessential personnel will be on a 2-hour delay. Both entities will continue to monitor the conditions. We apologize for any inconvenience as we want our employees and citizens safe.

The National Weather Service is forecasting record cold temperatures throughout the day. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for New Mexico can be obtained by calling 5-1-1, 1-800-432-4269, or visiting nmroads.com.