Winter Storm Watch issued for metro area

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Bring it on!

NWS has issued a "Winter Storm Watch" for Wednesday night and Thursday for the Northern Front Range and Palmer Divide.

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Upgraded to a WSW

...winter storm warning remains in effect from 5 pm this
afternoon to 11 am mst thursday...

A winter storm warning remains in effect from 5 pm this afternoon
to 11 am mst thursday.

* timing...snow will develop across the front range urban
corridor early this evening and become heavy at times
overnight into thursday morning. The snow will taper off by
midday on thursday.

* accumulation/wind...snowfall amounts will range from 6 to 10
inches... With up to 12 inches possible over the southern and
western suburbs of denver and over the palmer divide. North to
northeast winds of 10 to 20 mph will occur with gusts to 30 mph
along and east of interstate 25.
 

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Both directions of US 285 between Conifer and Bailey chain law enacted for trucks.

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Accident Alert issued for;

Douglas County

Aurora

Denver

Colorado Springs

Boulder

Vail

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Northbound Sheridan Blvd closed at 52nd due to poor road conditions.

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Westbound I-70 closed at milemarker 150, Eagle, due to an accident.

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Just got an update from DIA: total of 114 cancellations since last night. Delays of up to an hour reported.

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Here's how much snow some areas have received:

• Pinecliffe, 32 inches, 5:40 a.m. (National Weather Service)
• Aspen Park, 22.5 inches, 6:20 a.m. (National Weather Service)
• Boulder, 16.9 inches, 3 a.m. (National Weather Service)
• Longmont, 9.5 inches, 6:35 a.m. (National Weather Service)
• Clear Creek, 8 inches, 2 a.m. (National Weather Service
• Buckley Air Force Base, 7.8 inches, 5:50 a.m. (National Weather Service)
• Castle Pines, 7.7 inches, 6 a.m. (National Weather Service
• Watkins, 7.5 inches, 4:30 a.m. (National Weather Service)
• Elizabeth, 7 inches, 5:50 a.m. (National Weather Service)
• Denver, 6.5 inches, 6 a.m. (National Weather Service)
• Larimer County, 6 inches, 3 a.m. (National Weather Service)
• Grand County, 6 inches, 6 a.m. (National Weather Service)
• Northglenn, 6 inches, 6 a.m. (National Weather Service)
• Loveland, 5.2 inches, 4 a.m. (National Weather Service)
• Four Corners, 4.9 inches, 6:30 a.m. (National Weather Service)
• Fort Collins, 3.7 inches, 5 a.m. (National Weather Service)
• Denver International Airport, 3.2 inches, 12 a.m. (National Weather Service)
 
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