Winter storm warning issued for metro Denver, foothills

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Boulder’s Nationwide Climate Service has issued a winter storm warning for the Denver metropolitan space, hill nation and alongside the Palmer Divide.

Heavy, moist snow falls over a lot of the area, and in a single day snowfall may be 1 to 2 inches per hour.

Slippery, snow-covered roads will have an effect on commutes Wednesday evening via Thursday morning.

extra: Newest Forecast | Climate Web page | Denver7+ Climate Stream | Radar | Site visitors | CO Journeys |

We’re maintaining a tally of highway and climate situations as this storm strikes out of Colorado. For the most recent info, take a look at the stay weblog under.

10:49 PM | Street Closed | Based on the Denver Police Division, I-70 westbound on Federal Boulevard is closed resulting from a number of car stops. Drivers are requested to remain off the highway as a lot as attainable tonight.

10:30 PM | Energy outage | Roughly 126 energy outages affected 6,791 Xcel clients throughout the Denver metro. Click on right here to view cease map in Xcel.

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10:00 PM | Energy Outage | Roughly 76 energy outages affected 22,684 Xcel clients within the Denver metropolitan space. Click on right here to view Xcel outages.

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9:35 PM | Energy Outage | About 32 energy outages affected 22,545 clients within the Denver metropolitan space, in accordance with Xcel. Click on right here to view cease map in Xcel.

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9:35 PM | Accident Alert | A number of legislation enforcement businesses have issued accident alerts resulting from climate situations. The next communities are on accident alert as of 9:35 PM.

  • wheatridge
  • Picken County
  • Bloomfield Metropolis and County
  • Gilpin
  • Thornton
  • boulder
  • Jefferson County
  • Douglas County
  • Fortress Rock
  • clear creek county

9:05 PM | Street Circumstances | The stranded automobiles are affecting a number of main roads throughout the state, in accordance with the report. Colorado State Patrol.

The affected roads are:

  • Take Interstate 70 east on Floyd Hill (mile marker 244)
  • Westbound I-70 at Mt. Vernon Canyon (mile markers 259-254)
  • US 6 in Clear Creek Canyon
  • 119 US to Blackhauck
  • US 285 between Morrison and Pine Junction

CSP is urging drivers to remain off the highway or delay journey as a lot as attainable.

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