EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 were closed for a while in Eagle County on Monday morning due to snow squalls. The winter storm blew through parts of Colorado mid-morning.
ROAD OPEN: I-70 eastbound is OPEN over #VailPassREAD MORE: COVID In Colorado: Hospitalizations Return To Mid-February Level, Positivity Rate Above 5%
— CSP Eagle (@CSP_Eagle) February 24, 2020
Eastbound lanes of I-70 were closed because of unsafe driving conditions and reopened just before 11 a.m. I-70 was closed from exit 176 in Vail to exit 180.
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A cold front associated with a winter storm moving into Colorado Monday morning cause at least seven Snow Squall Warnings in the state. The squalls produced brief heavy snow along with winds strong enough to cause whiteout conditions.
About 30,000 people in the Black Forest, Manitou Springs, Monument, Air Force Academy area now under a Snow Squaw Warning until 10:30am. White-outs possible in this area. #cowx #4wx @CBSDenver @ChrisCBS4 @DaveCBS4 @LaurenCBS4 pic.twitter.com/fxumqLBdGi
— Ashton Altieri (@AshtonCBS4) February 24, 2020MORE NEWS: Drug Lab Inside Denver Homeless Camp Causes Explosion, City Finds 30 Propane Tanks