Independence Pass closing for season Friday

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) -- Independence Pass is scheduled to close for the season Friday afternoon.

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says a big storm is expected to arrive in western Colorado late Friday, bringing snow to the mountains. The National Weather Service says up to 16 inches of snow is expected by Sunday.

Colorado Department of Transportation officials say it's time to close Colorado Highway 82 over the pass with the storm on its way.


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
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 178106031 - nbc11news.com/a?a=178106031