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Road Crews, DIA Prepare For Saturday Snow

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Plows with Denver Public Works prepare for the winter storm. (credit: CBS)

Plows with Denver Public Works prepare for the winter storm. (credit: CBS)

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DENVER (CBS4)- Denver Public Works is preparing for Saturday’s snow and winter weather advisory. Denver International Airport is also on standby for snow.

Plow crews are preparing for snow accumulation totaling several inches by Saturday afternoon and more accumulating Sunday into Monday.

Plow drivers will stay on duty until the storms have moved out. Crews will tackle the main streets throughout the weekend as needed.

ED GREENE’S FORECAST: Snow Returns To Denver

There is concern as temperatures are expected to drop and precipitation may freeze.

Drivers are urged to use caution when traveling over the weekend. Residents are also reminded to shovel their sidewalks.

At DIA the snow and winds are expected to intensify around 4 a.m. Saturday with several inches of accumulation on paved surfaces during the day.

The airlines had not reported any cancellations as of Friday evening but passengers are urged to check with their airline before leaving for the airport.

DIA has more than 250 pieces of snow removal equipment and 500 trained snow removal personnel.

Pena Boulevard may be wet or icy in spots and drivers are urged to use caution when driving to and from the airport.

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