National Weather Service
Hail and standing water led to a brief closure of Interstate 70 near Byers on Sunday.
The spring storm moving slowly across Colorado is expected to dump more than 2 feet of snow in parts the mountains by the end of Friday, making avalanche conditions dangerous.
A storm expected to bring some snow and rain to Colorado is first raising the fire danger across the state.
The recent warm and dry weather has sparked several grass fires on Colorado’s eastern plains in recent weeks.
More than 4 feet of new snow in the mountains has helped boost Colorado’s snowpack, especially in the state’s southwestern corner.
Snowfall from the latest storm to hit Colorado’s mountains has already surpassed 4 feet around Wolf Creek Pass.
The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for Wolf Creek Pass as Pacific moisture brings heavy snow and strong winds to the Continental Divide through Monday.
The National Weather Service says a winter storm bearing down on central and southern Colorado could bring up to four feet of snow to some areas.
A southeast Wyoming couple says a 2012 wildfire touched off by Colorado Army National Guard troops training in the state caused more than $6 million worth of damage to their ranch.
More snow was in the forecast Monday for parts of the Rockies and Southwest Colorado after a storm brought heavy snow over the weekend, a welcome dose of moisture after a month of fairly dry weather.