Blowing and drifting snow is moving across the northeast Colorado plains and causing a lot of problems for drivers, and multiple crashes on U.S. 285, including a fatality, have closed down the highway.
Wind chills down to around 50 below zero are possible in the Rockies as bitter cold arctic air hangs over the region.
Snow plow crews have been out in full force across the Front Range all day Monday.
A strong winter storm is moving into the Colorado mountains and it is expected to bring up to 2 feet of snow to some areas by Monday.
A strong winter storm is moving into the Colorado mountains and could bring heavy snowfall.
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.