Overnight some areas of Northern Colorado received anywhere from 1 to 4 inches of snow. Although that may not sound like a whole lot of precipitation, researchers at Colorado State University say any little bit helps.
There was a green lining in the white stuff that fell Wednesday morning as shopkeepers at Cherry Creek North say the weather was a shot of Christmas spirit. They’ve had their windows decorated but now people are doing more than just window shopping.
Colorado transportation of crews were fanning out across the Denver metro area to keep the roads open during a wintry storm.
Interstate 70 is back open, after near-zero visibility forced officials to close all 160 miles of the westbound lanes between the Kansas state line and metro Denver and a 70-mile stretch of eastbound lanes from metro Denver to the plains town of Limon yesterday.
Limon is not so much buried by snow as consumed by it.
Airlines at Denver International Airport reported nearly 600 cancellations for Friday, including arrivals and departures.
The City of Denver rolled out the plows for residential and side streets for this storm. But other cities and communities aren’t so lucky.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock says he’s proud of the work road crews have accomplished in the first day of the winter storm that hit Colorado.
Xcel Energy is warning customers not to bury their gas meter when shoveling.
Road crews will remain on the streets of Denver, working to clear snow, until at least noon Saturday.