Temperatures dropped and rain turned to snow in the Denver metro area Wednesday morning. The snow is a reminder of just how unpredictable spring weather is in Colorado.
Denver International Airport has been cleared to resume operations after severe thunderstorms and a tornado warning grounded flights.
Cold temperatures and wet snow caused many downed tree branches across the Front Range which led to power outages for thousands.
The spring storm appears to be to blame for at least one fatal crash in Colorado.
People in parts of Colorado and Wyoming pulled puffy jackets, hats and umbrellas out of the closet again Wednesday for another round of wet spring snow.
A slow moving spring storm is bringing much-needed moisture to parts of the Rockies and the Plains, but winds are raising the wildfire danger to the south.
With forecasts of up to a foot of snow, administrators said they were concerned about the children’s safety and closed schools. So Tuesday, parents scrambled to make other plans.
Denver Public Works says plows will not park for the day or night until the roads are clear.