NEWS Heavy snow in Fort Collins, Colorado leads to road closures, delays

Heavy snow in Fort Collins, Colorado leads to road closures, delays

According to the National Weather Service, the winter storm warning is in effect until 5 p.m. Wednesday, January 18, for areas west of Interstate 25, south of the Colorado-Wyoming border to Castle Rock, and east to Neb. Alaska and Kansas border.

Fort Collins had 4 to 5 inches of snow as of Wednesday morning, according to the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network.

The weather service is forecasting 2 to 5 inches of additional snow in areas near the Interstate 25 corridor Wednesday, with wind gusts of 40 mph in the northeast corner of Colorado and 4 to 8 inches of additional snow.

Here are live updates from Wednesday on the storm and its impact.

Looking for a list of local closures and cancellations? Here’s a story that includes Fort Collins area schools and more.

Snowstorm-like conditions close roads around northern Colorado

According to the Colorado State Patrol and the Colorado Department of Transportation, the following is a list of roads closed due to hazardous travel conditions:

  • Interstate 76 in both directions from Sterling to Interstate Nebraska
  • Colorado State Route 14 from Fort Collins to Sterling
  • Colorado Route 52 from Colorado Route 14 to Fort Morgan
  • Colorado Route 59 from Sedgwick to Yuma
  • Colorado State Route 23 from Holyoke to Nebraska state line
  • Colorado Route 6 from Sterling to Nebraska Interstate
  • US Route 385 from Julesburg to Wray
  • Colorado State Route 138 from Sterling to the Nebraska state line

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