Heavy, wet snow falls over much of the region, and overnight snowfall can be 1 to 2 inches per hour.
Heavy, wet snow falls over many parts of the region. The next few hours could see a snowfall rate of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Winter storm warnings are in effect for the Hill Country, Metro Denver, and along the Palmer Divide. Expect slippery, snowy roads. pic.twitter.com/FzYmtBpLCP
— NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) December 29, 2022
Slippery, snow-covered roads will affect commutes Wednesday night through Thursday morning.
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We are keeping an eye on road and weather conditions as this storm moves out of Colorado. For the latest information, check out the live blog below.
10:49 PM | Road Closed | According to the Denver Police Department, I-70 westbound on Federal Boulevard is closed due to multiple vehicle stops. Drivers are asked to stay off the road as much as possible tonight.
10:30 PM | Power outage | Approximately 126 power outages affected 6,791 Xcel customers across the Denver metro. Click here to view stop map in Xcel.
10:00 PM | Power Outage | Approximately 76 power outages affected 22,684 Xcel customers in the Denver metropolitan area. Click here to view Xcel outages.
9:35 PM | Power Outage | About 32 power outages affected 22,545 customers in the Denver metropolitan area, according to Xcel. Click here to view stop map in Xcel.
9:35 PM | Accident Alert | Several law enforcement agencies have issued accident alerts due to weather conditions. The following communities are on accident alert as of 9:35 PM.
- Picken County
- Bloomfield City and County
- Jefferson County
- Douglas County
- Castle Rock
- clear creek county
9:05 PM | Road Conditions | The stranded vehicles are affecting several major roads across the state, according to the report. Colorado State Patrol.
The affected roads are:
- Take Interstate 70 east on Floyd Hill (mile marker 244)
- Westbound I-70 at Mt. Vernon Canyon (mile markers 259-254)
- US 6 in Clear Creek Canyon
- 119 US to Blackhauck
- US 285 between Morrison and Pine Junction
CSP is urging drivers to stay off the road or delay travel as much as possible.