By Chris Spears
DENVER (CBS4) – The Colorado Department of Emergency Management was activated Tuesday afternoon to support a snow emergency taking place in southern Colorado.READ MORE: Kit Carson Peak Climber Madeline Baharlou-Quivey's Body Retrieved By Rescue Crews, Helicopter
Heavy snow and high wind slammed parts of Dolores and Costilla counties during the latest winter storm.
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According to Christopher Rodriguez, Emergency Manager for Costilla County, drifts in some areas are as high as 10 feet deep.
Some roads are said to be impassable and areas schools are closed, including the Centennial School District and the Sierra Grande Schools.
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