DENVER (CBS4) – Heavy, wet snow fell in historic fashion overnight across the Denver metro area, snapping branches on trees and causing some delays at Denver International Airport. The downed limbs damaged cars in some areas, including Washington Park in Denver. Some scattered power outages were also reported.

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Dozens of inbound flights to DIA on Tuesday morning were delayed due to the weather conditions. A total of 105 flights out of DIA were canceled and 287 flights were delayed on Tuesday. Some delays were also being reported on outgoing flights due to de-icing.

Road conditions were generally slushy and wet in the city.

Here are some images from the snowy scene in Superior just after daybreak:

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Up in Colorado’s high country, the central Rocky Mountains could end up with several feet of snow when this wet storm is finished on Wednesday.

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Here are more downed branches photos from Aurora:

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And from Denver:

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