Winter Storm Warning in Effect for Much of Colorado
A WINTER STORM WARNING is in effect for nearly the entire state of Colorado until noon tomorrow, including the Front Range and Eastern Plains. According to Denver's 7 Chief Meteorologist Mike Nelson says, Moderate to heavy snow is expected Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning. Expect 6-12 inches of new snow along the Front Range in the next 24 hours. Hazardous travel is expected through Tuesday morning before this storm dies down.
Northern Colorado will experience icy, snow packed roads today, so allow extra time for your commute to and from work. Depending on the track of the storm, you may also have a slow commute Tuesday morning as well. Temperatures today will be cold! We will not climb out of the 20s today or tomorrow.
DIA CANCELS FLIGHTS
Denver International Airport reported 14 cancellations on Sunday they are anticipating many more today and tomorrow. Most of the cancellations on Sunday were to mountain destinations that were already getting hit by the storm. The airport warns travelers flying out today or tomorrow to allow for extra time and to drive with extreme caution. Check out DIA's website to make sure your flight is on time.
CDOT HAS PLOWS OUT
Colorado Department of Transportation maintenance crews began snow-shift, alternating 12-hour shifts, under the Winter Storm Warnings, Watches or Advisories.
- DENVER METROPOLITAN AREA: Approximately 90 plows in service.
- NORTHEASTERN COLORADO: Approximately 175 plows in service per shift.
- WEST CENTRAL COLORADO: About 78 plows in service per shift.
- NORTHWESTERN COLORADO: Thirty-six plows in service per shift.