A large winter storm has moved into Colorado that’s bringing snow, wind and cold temperatures throughout the state.
A snow slide on Friday closed Loveland Pass for more than three hours.
Officials with the Colorado Department of Transportation closed Highway 6 over Loveland Pass for a short time on Friday morning after an early season avalanche.
It’s been several days since a tanker rolled over on Loveland Pass and spilled thousands of gallons of gas and it still may be weeks before the environmentally hazardous situation is cleaned up.
Loveland Pass is back open after a semi-truck rolled over on Sunday.
Wet weather has been making travel difficult in parts of Colorado.
The sole survivor of an avalanche that killed five men in Colorado was fully buried in snow except for his left arm, which allowed him to clear snow from his face so he could breathe.
The avalanche danger is high in Colorado’s northern and central mountains following one of the nation’s deadliest avalanches.
Authorities have released the names of four Colorado snowboarders and one skier killed over the weekend in the state’s deadliest avalanche in more than 50 years.
Five snowboarders were killed Saturday afternoon after apparently triggering a backcountry avalanche on Colorado’s Loveland Pass, authorities said.