Areas of light snow will continue on and off across PARTS of Southern Colorado this afternoon and evening, gradually winding down this evening. Additional amounts should be light, but will cause some slick spots where the snow occurs The biggest concern will be the very cold conditions we see tonight into Thursday morning. Temperatures will drop to the single digits to below zero. Head over to the "Weather' tab for a full look at the forecast.
The Colorado National Guard delivered two trucks filled with cots, blankets and food Saturday morning to hundreds of travelers stranded by a spring storm that dropped more than 3 feet of snow on the foothills west of Denver.
More than 500 people spent last night at three shelters after being stranded by the closure of an 80-mile stretch of Interstate 70 in the mountains. Most of I-70 between Vail and Golden remained closed, but transportation officials have begun opening portions of the highway east of Idaho Springs to start moving stranded traffic.
The National Weather Service says a mix of rain and snow is still falling across the state, including at Denver International Airport and in the suburbs south of Denver. The Weather Service says the southern metro area could see another 2 to 5 inches before the snow tapers off this evening.
Denver International Airport was open and there was no word of any flight cancellations.
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