The calendar may say it’s the fall season, but the weatherman says it’s time to brace for some wintry weather in Colorado.
Several accidents and snowy conditions closed Interstate-70 at the Eisenhower Tunnel for a short time on Sunday.
The new snow that hit the metro area was full of a lot of moisture and caused problems for residents and Xcel Energy Monday morning.
Loveland Pass had to be closed more than eight hours on Sunday because of snowy roads.
The snow has really piled up in high country, but the crews responsible for moving the snow got a break this week, just in time for more snow to make its way there.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Colorado’s Western Slope.
Another round of nasty winter weather causing problems on the East Coast and Mid-Atlantic is also causing problems for flights at Denver International Airport.
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.
Almost every truck at Allen Service in Fort Collins was out on call Friday. The company gets up to 35 calls on cold weather days.