The growing ice on the frozen-over Clear Creek is causing concern for Golden residents as the temperature gets warmer.
People could be forced out of their homes after ice buildup is causing Clear Creek to overflow.
An RV park is on high alert amid concerns over flooding on a frozen creek.
Animal control officers have been receiving record numbers of people reporting pets being left outside in the cold.
In extreme cold temperatures it doesn’t take long for exposed skin to feel the effects and area hospitals are reporting cases of frost bite over the last couple days and are expecting more.
The cold is starting to take its toll on schools as three Denver metro area schools are closed because of broken pipes and Platte Canyon Schools had a delayed start Friday morning after power outages canceled class on Thursday.
With single digit temperatures once again keeping things chilly on Colorado’s Front Range, power and gas problems are being reported in some areas.
Coloradans braced for another round of snow this weekend as blistering cold temperatures continue across the state, filling homeless shelters and snarling traffic.
Road crews have been working around the clock to keep metro area streets clear, but there are still icy spots that will have drivers gripping the wheel tight.
At least three schools had to be closed due to water pipe or power issues in the below-zero temperatures.