Roads are icy in spots that saw accumulating snow yesterday. Allow yourself plenty of extra time this morning and dress warmly, as wind chills are in the single digits and teens for many. A second disturbance will bring another round of snow showers to the Front Range this afternoon and early evening. While not as heavy as yesterday, some additional light accumulations over the higher terrain will be possible, including Teller and Northern El Paso Counties. Highs in the 30s and 40s will feel colder when factoring a blustery northwest wind. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
Winter weather has returned to Colorado, just a day before summer officially begins.
National Weather Service meteorologist Jim Kalina in Boulder says several inches of snow have fallen in Colorado's high country.
The Denver Post reports that snow closed Trail Ridge Road overnight in Rocky Mountain National Park. The road was reopened shortly after noon Monday and was crowded with riders on the bicycle tour of Colorado.
Park officials say some riders had to be treated for mild hypothermia.
Up to 5 inches of snow fell in some of the central- Colorado mountains. Interstate 70 at the Eisenhower Tunnel west of Denver was wet and snowy at times.
Campers are being warned to be prepared for unseasonably cold conditions to prevent hypothermia and frostbite.
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