Denver, NE Colorado could get foot of snow

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

DENVER (AP) -- A powerful snowstorm is expected to blanket the Denver area and northeastern Colorado with as much as a foot of snow.

National Weather Service meteorologist Jim Kalina tells The Denver Post ( the storm had already dumped 5 inches of snow in some places by late Sunday morning and is expected to add another 5 inches through Sunday night.

Ann Williams with Denver's Department of Public Works says the city has deployed 70 plows to deal with snow that "is coming down fairly fast and fairly heavy." The storm has caused numerous accidents on Interstate 25.

Meanwhile, the Federal Aviation Administration reports flight delays of up to two hours at Denver International Airport.

DIA spokeswoman Laura Coale says airlines have reported the cancellation of about 200 departures and arrivals.

KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.

powered by Disqus
KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 192873331 -
Gray Television, Inc.