DENVER (CBS4) – Snow and cold conditions didn’t scare most school administrators on Colorado’s Front Range on Wednesday morning.
Almost all of the schools in the Denver metro area are keeping the doors open for classes. Only a handful of schools were reporting delays.READ MORE: Lane Closures Planned Near I-25 North Express Lane Project
At daybreak on Wednesday Denver and surrounding areas were reporting an inch to two inches of snow. Boulder had more, with 5.6 inches. Fort Collins had 2 and Bailey had 3. The snow was expected to taper off by midday.
The morning commute was going slowly for many drivers in the metro area. In Westminster a CBS4 crew reported the traffic was at a crawl on Highway 36.READ MORE: Log Lane Village Police Chief Jason Katz Arrested For Assault, Domestic Violence
At 7 a.m. a crash was slowing down traffic on Interstate 70 near Wadsworth Boulevard in Jefferson County.
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At 5 a.m., Denver International Airport reported receiving less than an inch of snow overnight.MORE NEWS: Female Bicyclist Killed By Car In Lakewood, Driver Arrested For Impaired Driving
“The airfield is currently in very good condition with light, dry snow in places,” airport officials wrote in a news release. “Snow removal crews have been treating some surfaces with anti-ice chemicals, and the airlines are deicing aircraft this morning. Passengers should expect to spend a little extra time on the aircraft prior to departure due to deicing.”