A winter storm that blasted through Colorado on Monday night and Tuesday, dumping more than 2 feet of snow on some of the Front Range foothills, is moving east, leaving behind a winter wonderland while stranding travelers at Denver International Airport and shutting down government offices and businesses. The storm, which started rolling in late-afternoon Monday from the north, dumped 33 inches of snow on Drake and 32 inches on Red Feather Lakes, both in Larimer County, as well as 27 inches in Genesee in the foothills west of Denver along Interstate 70, according to the National Weather service. RELATED: Colorado snow totals for Nov. 25-26, 2019 At DIA, 484 flights were canceled and another 508 were delayed — as of about 4 p.m. — by the storm that continued producing snow throughout the day. Overnight Monday, an estimated 1,100 passengers spent the night in the airport concourses. Airport and airline officials will be scrambling Wednesday, mid-week during of one of the … [Read more...] about Winter storm moving out after blasting Denver and Colorado’s Front Range with heavy snow
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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The search is on to find the driver that rear-ended a road ranger’s truck and then took off. The crash happened on the southbound Turnpike, north of Okeechobee Road on Saturday. The road ranger, Salvador Romero, was trying to help another driver that had a flat tire when the truck was hit by a silver Mazda. He said two people inside the car got out and started walking. “The moment I get in the truck, not even a minute, and I get struck,” Romero said. “The two suspects just fled the scene.” Troopers detained the passenger about a mile away from the scene. Romero is expected to be OK. … [Read more...] about Authorities Still Searching For Hit-&-Run Driver Who Struck Road Ranger’s Truck
For only the fourteenth October in Denver’s official climatological records (dating back to 1882), the city finished last month with more than 10 inches of October snowfall. It was an exceptionally cold October, too — Denver recorded its fourth-coldest October on record, and its coldest October overall in a decade. Colorado recorded its fourth-coldest October overall as the state also finished last month with about double its typical end-of-October snowpack. Following a near-historic late winter and spring filled with off-the-charts snowpack levels earlier this year, could more of the same be expected again this winter? Historical and meteorological evidence is mixed — at best. On paper, signs might initially point to a higher-than-average winter. In Denver’s 14 previous years of double-digit October monthly snowfall totals, 10 of those winters have gone on to finish with above-average winter snowfall totals. But there’s a flaw to that statistical … [Read more...] about Denver weather: Does a snowy October mean we’re going to have a snowy winter?
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A winter storm packing a significant shot of snow and strong winds is expected in northern Colorado on Monday night into Tuesday, making travel difficult, if not impossible, at times. Schools, businesses and government offices are starting late Tuesday, or shutting down, as people are advised to take caution. Snow started falling along parts of the Front Range on Monday afternoon, and total snowfall amounts will range from 8 to 16 inches for metro area, according to the National Weather Service. North of Denver, from Boulder to Fort Collins, up to 22 inches is expected, while the foothills of Larimer and Boulder counties could be hit by 30 inches of snow. Snow amounts on Monday night, according to the weather service, include: 12 inches in Fort Collins at 9:46 p.m., 7 inches in Loveland at 8:14 p.m., and 6 inches in Lyons at 8:59 p.m. State of Colorado government offices in Denver, Boulder, Greeley, Fort Collins, and surrounding suburban counties will be closed on Tuesday, due to … [Read more...] about Winter storm, with heavy snow and strong winds, to pound northern Colorado; travel discouraged, expect closures