LIMON, Colo. (CBS4)– Blowing and drifting snow have closed Interstate 70 from Airpark to Kansas.
The Colorado Department of Transportation says the blowing snow is causing poor visibility which contributed to the closure.
That part of Colorado is under a blizzard warning.
There is no estimate on when I-70 will reopen.
There are numerous other road and highway closures in the area.
There are power outages across the storm area, including Akron.
Besides urging against travel, the National Weather Service is warning ranchers to protect young, vulnerable livestock from the wind, snow and cold.