A Blizzard Warning has been released for all of northeastern Colorado and a whole Denver metro area from 3 p.m. Wednesday until during slightest 9 a.m. Thursday. We’ll continue to refurbish this story with storm-related information via a day.
8 a.m., Thursday, Apr 11:
We have Wednesday updates as a charge moves out of Colorado here.
10:10 p.m.: Denver military are questioning a two-vehicle lethal pile-up in a area of Queensburg and Trussville Streets, circuitously DIA. Police conspicuous one motorist was conspicuous passed during a scene. The means of a lethal pile-up is different during this time.
10:02 p.m.: Several roads are sealed or being sealed due to prominence issues and intensely icy conditions, CSP Limon says.
10 p.m.: Both directions of I-70 are sealed between Bethune and US 385, circuitously a limit with Kansas, due to inauspicious continue conditions, CDOT officials say.
9:58 p.m.: US 24 is sealed both directions between County Road 17 and County Road 47, CDOT says.
9:31 p.m.: EB I-70 is sealed between US 36; Airpark Road and a Colorado-Kansas border.
9:23 p.m.: CO 86 is sealed both directions between Elizabeth St. and I-70 due to inauspicious continue conditions, CDOT says.
8:56 p.m.: Denver Public Schools will be on a behind start for comparison schools (those starting during 8:30 a.m. or later) on Thursday due to weather. Those schools will start classes an hour later, DPS officials say.
8:37 p.m.: There’s a reserve closure on WB I-70 between US 24 and E-470, CDOT officials say.
8:37 p.m.: Highway 61 is sealed around County Road 55 due to a jack-knifed semi. Highway 61 is sealed from Otis (east of Fort Morgan) to Sterling.
8:17 p.m.: WB I-70 is sealed during US 36/Byers due to a crash, CDOT says.
8:12 p.m.: EB I-70 during Vail is being non-stop in behind stages,
CSP Eagle says.
7:50 p.m.: US 40 is sealed both ways between Henderson Mine Road and I-70, CDOT says.
7:42 p.m.: Highway 138 is sealed from Sterling to Nebraska, a Logan Officer of Emergency Management says.
7:39 p.m.: I-70 is backup westbound during Georgetown Hill due to countless stranded vehicles – both newcomer and commercial, CSP Golden officials say.
7:13 p.m.: The closure during Vail has been extended to Exit 176.
6:57 p.m.: I-70 EB has been sealed during Vail due to countless spun out blurb vehicles. “Will be utterly some time to get adequate tows in,” says CSP Eagle – Division officials.
6:24 p.m.: There are mixed crashes being reported by CSP Golden:
6:12 p.m.: Southbound I-25 is blocked during Ridgegate (just south of Centennial) due to mixed crashes, according to a CSP – Castle Rock division.
5:21 p.m.: If we have no reason to be out on a roads this evening, greatfully stay home. The guard and a other motorist were taken to a sanatorium with non-life melancholy injuries.
5:17 p.m.: US 34 is sealed in both directions between CO 71 and County Road EE, and betweeen Brush and Akron, CDOT
4:57 p.m.: A sum of 752 flights have been canceled and 115 are behind during DIA due to wintry continue though airfield officials contend operations sojourn normal during this time. Both United and Southwest have canceled their remaining flights for now and Frontier is handling on a singular schedule. You’re speedy to check your moody standing before we conduct out.
4:39 p.m.: University of Denver officials
that while classes will not be canceled tonight, students and staff should use their possess visualisation when final either or not come to make a expostulate to campus.
4:03 p.m.: Highway 34 is sealed from Kersey, located easterly of Greeley, to I-76 during Wiggins, a CSP Sterling multiplication officials say.
3:48 p.m.: I-76 is sealed both ways from Lochbuie (just northeast of Denver) to a Nebraska state line, Colorado Department of Transportation officials say.
3:14 p.m.: Denver was during 31 degrees as of 3 p.m. Wednesday — a full 47 degrees cooler than temperatures were during 3 p.m. Tuesday.
2:55 p.m.: RTD train and rail services are now experiencing teenager delays as a charge moves by a Denver metro area. Delays are approaching to boost as continue and highway conditions worse, RTD officials say.
2:15 p.m.: Gov. Jared Polis has
activated a Colorado National Guard
so it can support with any intensity rescue efforts that branch from a snowstorm attack Colorado. Around 50 National Guard soldiers are being deployed along a Front Range. Twenty-four vehicles will be deployed, including light and middle tactical vehicles, a complicated tactical mobility lorry and smaller support vehicles.
“The Colorado National Guard can get anywhere where we’re indispensable with out tracked and high-wheeled vehicles,” Joint Task Force-Centennial Commander U.S. Army Col. Scott Sherman conspicuous in a statement. “The CONG is always ready, always there to support a neighbors to save lives, forestall suffering, and lessen good skill damage.”
1:53 p.m.: A H2O categorical mangle
has sealed southbound South Broadway
between West Chenango Ave. and West Belleview Ave. in Englewood. The highway is approaching to sojourn sealed by a dusk rush hour.
1:45 p.m.: The traction law has been put in place on I-70 between Golden (mm 259) and Idaho Springs (mm 241). The sequence law is in outcome on westbound I-70 from El Rancho (mm 250) to Idaho Springs (mm 241). The traction law is also in outcome between mile markers 205 (Silverthorne) and 228 (Georgetown). Read some-more about a disproportion by
12:31 p.m.: In a arise of a snowstorm that knocked out energy for about 400,000 business in March,
Xcel Energy is scheming for another blizzard
that could move energy outages with it.
Xcel has mobilized additional crews by a state in box they’re indispensable for outage replacement Wednesday and Thursday.
The association conspicuous a business should ready for probable outages, as energy lines could be shop-worn in a high winds. A
blizzard warning was released during noon
on Wednesday by Thursday during noon.
12:15 a.m.: CDOT is recommending people “head home as early as possible” Wednesday since of a incoming snowstorm and a “high intensity for vital closures” on vital highways, like interstates 25, 70 and 76.
“With a intensity for these [blizzard] conditions, CDOT will proactively tighten highways for a reserve of a roving public.”
CDOT says drivers should equivocate pushing if possible. But if we contingency drive, leave early, take it slow, and be certain we have a full tank of gas and puncture reserve in further to winter tires. For some-more information on being prepared for winter driving,
11:51 a.m.: We are saying several propagandize closures on a Eastern Plains, and some schools in a metro area have cancelled after-school activities. The Rockies and Rapids have also deferred today’s games.
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11:30 a.m.: Multiple crashes have close down both directions of Interstate 70 in a plateau between Frisco and Copper Mountain. CSP Castle Rock says troopers guess that it will take “hours” to transparent a eastward lanes of a highway.
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The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is warning people they “may need to make other plans” if they are roving on I-25 between Castle Rock and Monument Wednesday afternoon. The bureau says there is a “high possibility” of highway closures, that could embody I-25, Highway 83 and other circuitously highways — many of that were close down for hours during final month’s blizzard.
9:27 a.m.: The Colorado Rapids have also motionless to postpone their compare today. The designed compare opposite a Seattle Sounders will take place on Sept. 7 during 7 p.m.
9:20 a.m.: This afternoon’s Colorado Rockies diversion has been deferred due to approaching weather. The diversion will now be played on Aug. 26 during 1:10 p.m. Tickets for today’s diversion will be current for a Aug. 26 game, though if we can’t attend, we can sell it for another game. Call 303-ROCKIES for some-more information.