I’m issuing a Caldo Alert, y’all.

A winter storm is marching towards El Paso, and not only is it going to get really, really cold Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 3-5, but it’s really going to snow.

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Do You Want to Build a Snowman?

The National Weather Service El Paso is now predicting the winter storm is – and I quote -- bringing widespread snow on Thursday. The social media post caption has four snowflake emojis so you know they’re super serious.

A strong cold front and winter storm system will bring scattered snow showers to the region Thursday morning, with the highest accumulations over the Sacramento Mtns. 1-2" of snow is possible for the El Paso metro.

US National Weather Service El Paso Texas
US National Weather Service El Paso Texas
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US National Weather Service El Paso Texas
US National Weather Service El Paso Texas
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Dangerously Low Temperatures

Although Snowpacolyspe 2022 is only expected to be a one-day weather event, NWSEP is warning El Pasoans to expect the coldest temperatures this winter the following two days.

Bitterly cold temperatures will pose a threat Thursday through Saturday morning. Dangerously cold wind chills may impact plumbing and outdoor gas lines.

US National Weather Service El Paso Texas
US National Weather Service El Paso Texas
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LOOK: The most expensive weather and climate disasters in recent decades

Stacker ranked the most expensive climate disasters by the billions since 1980 by the total cost of all damages, adjusted for inflation, based on 2021 data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The list starts with Hurricane Sally, which caused $7.3 billion in damages in 2020, and ends with a devastating 2005 hurricane that caused $170 billion in damage and killed at least 1,833 people. Keep reading to discover the 50 of the most expensive climate disasters in recent decades in the U.S.