A fast-moving snowstorm brought more than a foot of snow to some areas of the Colorado mountains as remnants of the so-called Pineapple Express band of storms headed across the Eastern Plains on Saturday and began losing steam.
Along Interstate 70 Tuesday evening the lanes weren’t hanging on to too much snow as the wind ripped across the roadway making visibility very hard.
More snow is expected in the mountains before another wave Tuesday into Wednesday.
The week-long cold snap has heated up business for local auto shops. On Sunday some tire shops in Denver had lines out the door, and owners say business is booming.
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.