Storm dumps snow on Rockies, plains, more forecast

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Denver (AP) - Parts of the Denver area could see another 7 inches of snow by this afternoon before the season's first major winter storm moves out of Colorado.

The National Weather Service says snow will continue falling through Thursday and the metro area is under a winter storm warning until 6 p.m. some areas in the foothills have already seen as much as 3 feet of snow.

The heaviest snowfall was expected to shift to the plains later in the day and the National Weather Service said gusty winds of up to 40 mph could create severe drifts.

Transportation officials say road conditions around the state are snow-packed and icy but no major accidents have been reported. U.S. 6 is closed over Loveland pass and Interstate 1-25 is closed from Wellington to Cheyenne.
(COPYRIGHT 2009 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.)


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
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 © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 67225527 - nbc11news.com/a?a=67225527
Gray Television, Inc.