Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Snowstorm Hits Colorado

Heavy, wet snow fell quickly on Tuesday night in Colorado, blanketing the Front Range with more than two feet of snow in some areas and closing highways, downing power lines, and causing closures or delayed starts at numerous schools, government buildings, and businesses today. (See "Spring Still on the March in Denver Area" in the Denver Post.) The National Weather Service (part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) provides some interesting data about past, present, and future climatological events in Colorado. Here are a few that provide information about snowfall:

To find information about the latest road conditions in Colorado, you can refer to the Colorado Department of Transportation's COTRIP, which features web cams of major streets and intersections, information on road closures and traffic delays, and maps of the major highways with road conditions.

To find additional web resources about Colorado weather, refer to our guide.

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