Cold conditions will continue through the end of the weekend. Highs will remain well below freezing for most, in the 20s. Snow showers will begin to the west by the mid afternoon with better chances for areas of snow along the I-25 corridor by evening. Head over to the "Weather" tab for more information on totals and timing.
It is another sign that winder is on its way. Independence Pass is officially closed for the season.
The pass closed October 31st, seven days ahead of schedule, but C-DOT said it was not sure at the time if the closure would remain in place for the rest of the season. Today C-DOT announced it will remain closed.
The Pass closes every year because of heavy snowfall and dangerous conditions along the 12,095- foot pass. It will reopen for Memorial Day weekend, weather permitting.
While the pass is closed, drivers can take I-70 to Greenwood Springs and SH 82 into Aspen.
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