DENVER -- A late-season snow storm swept across Colorado’s front range and began making its way onto the eastern plains and Midwest on Saturday.
The storm, which was causing havoc on the roadways, dropped about 8 to 12 inches of snow in Denver, Kyle Fredin, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Boulder, said in a telephone interview.
The snow led to multiple accidents and roadway closures. In one area, south of Fort Collins, between 20 and 50 vehicles had crashed or gone off the roadway, according to the Colorado State Patrol.
“The weather conditions are making for some very horrible driving conditions,” Trooper Joshua Lewis told The Times. "We’re highly encouraging people to just stay off the roadways if that’s at all possible.”