BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – Boulder authorities are temporarily waiving fines for residents who failed to clear their public sidewalks this week.

Boulder residents are getting a break because of what they call extreme weather conditions.

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Authorities don’t want people getting hurt trying to remove thick ice and snow.

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Residents typically get 24 hours to remove snow after the storm is over.

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Denver residents did not get a break from shoveling.