More snow for Denver and the Front Range

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<p>Shoveler works to clear a path after a winter storm sent temperatures plunging to single-digit levels and dumped up to a foot of snow Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in Denver. </p>
Photo: Denver snow 2.22.15
A shoveler works to clear a path after a winter storm sent temperatures plunging to single-digit levels and dumped up to a foot of snow Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, in Denver.

Updated 6:45 p.m.: The Front Range and north central Colorado will remain on a winter storm warning until 11 p.m. says the National Weather Service.

Snow may pick this evening in the foothills and Front Range, with periods of moderate snow predicted, according to NWS. In the mountains, the heaviest snow will occur near Interstate 70 and south of it.

Schools in Pueblo will be closed tomorrow, according to the Pueblo Chieftain.

Pueblo City Schools (District 60) and District 70 schools have canceled Monday classes.

Denver Public Schools warn that buses may be delayed in the morning:

(1/2) Due to winter weather & cold temperatures forecasted on 2/23/15, @DPSschoolbus will experience delays on morning routes.

The Colorado Legislature will not meet on Monday because of road conditions, said state Democrats and Republicans.

Denver Public Works allowed residential snow plow drivers to go home for the evening at 5 p.m. Sunday. Heavy plow drivers will remain on duty overnight to prepare for the Monday morning commute.

Slick roadway conditions are expected and drivers should give themselves extra time to arrive at their destinations tomorrow, said Denver Public Works.

At Denver International Airport (DIA), 170 flights, or about 11 percent of scheduled flights, were canceled Sunday. According to the Federal Aviation Administration, there are no significant delays in Denver.

Officials at DIA expect two to four more inches before 4 a.m. Monday.

Here are the latest snowfall totals from the National Weather Service:

  • Longmont- 7.5 inches
  • Aurora - 11.5 inches
  • Denver - 9.5 inches
  • Broomfield - 12.2 inches
  • Nederland - 14 inches


Snowfall totals as of 9 a.m. reported by NWS Boulder

A winter weather warning continues for most of the urban corridor including Boulder, Denver and Fort Collins until 11 p.m. tonight.

Light to moderate snowfall is expected to continue across much of Colorado today, with occasional heavier bursts, according to the National Weather Service.

More than 6 inches of snow fell Saturday at the Denver International Airport. Another 4-6 inches are possible today for the Denver area.

As of 6 a.m., 142 flights for Sunday have been canceled. Airport officials say that's about 9 percent of all scheduled flights. Overall, the airport is not showing significant delays, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

The FAA recommends that travelers check with their airline for cancelations and delays.

The Colorado Department of Transportation has around 200 plows working along the Front Range. The Department plans to stay fully mobilized at least through Monday morning’s rush hour.

CDOT spokeswoman Emily Wilfong is urging people to stay off the roads if possible, and to take precautions if you have to travel.

"Making sure your car is properly winterized, give yourself plenty of room to get to your destination, and give our snowplows room to do their jobs," Wilfong says.

In addition to more snow colder weather also has invaded the Front Range. Denver is expecting a high only in the upper teens today with an overnight low near 5 degrees.

The second wave of the weekend storm swept across the Front Range Saturday afternoon and continued overnight. Accumulations of 1-2 inches per hour fell at times.

Blowing snow and slippery roads made driving hazardous for much of the Front Range and the mountains. Accidents were reported on Interstate 25 from Colorado Springs north to the Wyoming border.

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says the threat of avalanches is considerable in the northern and central mountains.

More updates on current conditions from the National Weather Service and the Colorado Department of Transportation are below: