DENVER (AP) — A significant winter storm has dropped more than a foot of snow in western Colorado.
Kari Bowen of the National Weather Service in Boulder said Coal Bank Pass already recorded a foot of snow by Tuesday morning. Other parts of central Colorado have gotten a half foot. Wolf Creek Ski Area in southwest Colorado reported 20 inches of new snow.
Accidents shut down a snowy stretch of eastbound Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon for about an hour. Westbound I-70 was temporarily closed around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday due to snow and an accident. Heavy snow also closed U.S. 6 over Loveland Pass.
Whiteout conditions were reported at times Tuesday night in Frisco.
The storm also brought some light snow to the Front Range.
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